Category Archives: CERG News

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 ››

CERG research associate invited to speak at Child Rights Conference in Mumbai, India

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 ››

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 ››

Bijan Kimiagar, Invited to Speak at Roosevelt House Event: Toward a World at School

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 ››

“In Search of Adventure” – Adventure Playground Panel

CERG event - 5 March 2015 “In Search of Adventure”: Towards an adventure playground in New York City. Panel Speakers 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 ››