The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.
Messages to encourage parents to talk, sing and play with their young children appeared last week on digital advertising hoardings across São Paulo. The messages are adapted from those developed… Read more
The Foundation is sponsoring Placemaking Week, a five-day event organised by the Project for Public Spaces which is currently happening in Amsterdam, to put young children on the agenda. Next… Read more
The Bernard van Leer Foundation will join a community of leading thinkers in Paris for CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges later this month. In partnership with the Aspen Institute,… Read more
The agenda for this week's UN General Assembly includes a side-meeting on Friday 22 September: Children’s right to participation and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Co-hosted by the Governments… Read more
If you could see the city from an elevation of 95 centimetres – the average height of a healthy 3-year-old child – what would you do differently? Finding answers to… Read more
Israel's Knesset last week approved a bill to create a new national council for early childhood. Housed in the Ministry of Education, the 20-strong council will also have members from… Read more
Home visitors can have long-term impacts on a young child’s development – but it is challenging to deliver quality services at scale. To learn lessons, the Bernard van Leer Foundation… Read more