Marta Arango, a remarkable world leader in improving conditions for children and promoting their rights passed away in November at the age of 80 years. CINDE (Centro Internacional de Educación y Desarrollo Human – link to http://www.cinde.org.co/sitio/
), founded by her and her husband in 1976, has been a great inspiration and a wonderful partner … Continue Reading ››
PlayFreeNYC: Free screening of The Land and discussion with play:groundNYC members
, 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 ››
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 ››
CERG Research Associate, Sruthi Atmakur-Javdekar, secretary for International Play Association (IPA) – India Chapter, was invited to present at ‘Kaleidoscope 2015: Participation and Play in the Urban Context’
at SNDT University
, Mumbai on 30th
November, 2015. This conference was hosted in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
, Magic Bus … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
It is with profound sadness for us to write that on Sunday July 12th Dr. Selim Iltus passed away. Selim was a wonderful man and a brilliant scholar who worked centrally with the Children’s Environments Research Group from its foundation. He was deeply committed to … Continue Reading ››
4 May 2015, New York City
Research Associate Bijan Kimiagar is invited as a speaker at Toward a World at School: Forum on Global Education.
The event took place at Roosevelt House.
A recording of the panel discussion is available at https://livestream.com/roosevelthouse/towards-a-world-at-school
The forum was a collaboration between the Public Policy Program of Hunter College, the Human Rights Program … Continue Reading ››
I am Jo Hill and I have recently reconnected with CERG. I am a gender and child rights researcher and practitioner, with a background in social anthropology and international development.
I’ve just moved to New York with my family and it … Continue Reading ››
CERG event - 5 March 2015
“In Search of Adventure”: Towards an adventure playground in New York City.
A Brief History of Adventure Playgrounds in the Anglo-American Context
Reilly Bergin Wilson
, Environmental Psychology, The Graduate Center
Hands-on-nature ANARCHY ZONE in Ithaca, NY
Rusty Keeler, EarthPlay
Play:ground: Enabling adventure in NYC
Alexander Khost and Eve Mosher, Continue Reading ››