All posts by Bijan Kimiagar

PlayFreeNYC: Free screening of The Land and discussion with play:groundNYC members

PlayFreeNYC: Free screening of The Land and discussion with play:groundNYC members play:groundNYC, a non-profit that is planning to open an adventure playground in May on Governors Island, is hosting a free screening of The Land, a short film by Erin Davis that depicts an adventure playground in Wales.play:groundNYC invites both the curious and … Continue Reading ››

CERG Members Contribute to the Working the Group on Youth Governance Indicators

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should be monitored in a way that both captures the experiences and views of youth and includes young people in processes that hold governments to account for these global commitments. The Working Group on Youth-Inclusive Governance Indicators has identified a list of national- level indicators and methods for monitoring Goal 16 Targets … Continue Reading ››

Spatializing Children’s Rights: A Comparison of Two Case Studies from Urban India

This article presents a child rights-based, participatory and intergenerational assessment and planning methodology that empowers communities to collect, analyze, and act upon data summarizing the opinions and experiences of children, adolescents and parents to influence local development processes at different scales of change. The article critically reflects upon two case studies of this methodology as … Continue Reading ››

After the Earthquake: Nepal’s Children Speak Out Nepal Children’s Earthquake Recovery Consultation

This report, launched in July 2015, documents the “Children’s Earthquake Recovery Consultation” which was carried out with children in Nepal, following the massive earthquakes in April and May 2015. These earthquakes resulted in over 8,700 deaths and massive destruction across the affected districts. To better understand the impact on children, Plan International, Save the Children, UNICEF … Continue Reading ››

Children’s Rights and Habitat: Working Toward Child-Friendly Cities

In Nairobi in 1995, during the second preparatory meeting for the international United Nations Habitat II conference, delegates recognizes that they had been giving insufficient attention in their agenda to the special needs of children for sage, secure and healthy living conditions. A child caucus, composed mainly of non-governmental organizations with Plan International in … Continue Reading ››