The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.
Urban95 has a new partner city: Pune, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The new partnership between Pune Municipal Corporation and BvLF was launched at a workshop at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA) on… Read more
An interactive map of services for children and families across 39 district municipalities in Istanbul, correlated with data about the child population and socio-economic indicators, is now available to browse in… Read more
The city of Recife has passed a new legal framework that establishes early childhood as a cross-sectoral priority, coordinating data on young children and requiring that their perspective be considered in all… Read more
The day after it played host to a concert celebrating Israel’s victory at the Eurovision Song Contest, at which Netta Barzilai performed her winning song ‘Toy’, Rabin Square in Tel… Read more
Over the last two years we funded the Child-Friendly Urban Design project to explore the role of public space in children’s lives at neighbourhood level in Eindhoven and Jerusalem. Two… Read more
We have been working with Apolitical, a platform for public servants, on a series of articles about scaling social impact (scaling up programmes for young children and families). You can read… Read more
Watch and share some short clips from the documentary The Beginning of Life, which shines a light on the importance of the early years by documenting the lives of young… Read more