Category Archives: Bijan Kimiagar

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 ››

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 The forum was a collaboration between the Public Policy Program of Hunter College, the Human Rights Program … Continue Reading ››

Beyond Projects

This article argues for the importance of including children in community governance for addressing climate change as an alternative to short-term, one-off projects. It addresses key issues for involving children in community governance for sustainability, such as why and how children should be involved, and highlights a number of examples of children's participation in community … Continue Reading ››

Presentation at the UN Commission for Social Development

13 February 2014, New York City Bijan Kimiagar was invited to present at the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development during a side event,  Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education and Social Integration: A Focus on Boys. The International Humanist and Ethical Union sponsored the event, and the American Psychological Association was a … Continue Reading ››

CERG researchers collaborate with Plan Egypt

23 March 2013, Cairo, Egypt Bijan Kimiagar and Scott Fisher, CERG Research Associates, traveled to Cairo, Egypt to collaborate with children and youth’s self-managed groups organizing in and around Cairo. The trip was made possible by the generous support and effort of Plan Egypt who funded and coordinated collaborative sessions with their front-line staff, field … Continue Reading ››