EXAMPLES- A City-Wide Children’s Rights Strategy

The CFC Secretariat has gathered a number of examples of city-wide children’s rights strategy at both local and national levels of government, and from low-, middle- and high-income nations.

Each example includes the following documents:

    • A worksheet describing the project (accessed from the CFC Database)
    • Other documents, such as publications, guides, reports and strategies, developed by the project (when available)
    • A project review prepared by the CFC Secretariat, based upon in-depth documentation of the project and developed on the basis of a standard research protocol (when available)
    • Tools developed by the project (when available)


UNICEF Certificate: approved municipality

BRAZIL

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PROJECT REVIEW: The UNICEF-Municipal Seal of Approval, Ceará, Brazil

TOOLS:
Parameters (see doc. brazil_unicef_certificate.pdf)

 


Towns and districts friends of children

CROATIA

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Documents

  1. Parameters
    Uploaded By: Faustini Patrizia

Making London better for all Children and Young People. The Mayor’s Children and Young People’s Strategy

 

UK

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DOCUMENT 1: Office of the Children’s Rights Commissioner for London, UK

DOCUMENT 2: Children and young people’s participation in decision-making in London

DOCUMENT 3: Draft guide to preparing play strategies. Towards the provision of safe and attractive play spaces in London’s neighbourhoods

DOCUMENT 4: Guide to preparing Open Space Strategies. Best practice guidance of the London Plan

PROJECT REVIEW: Children and Young People’s Strategy, London, UK

TOOLS:
Advisory Board Handbook
Appendix 1 Report on consultation Plan (see london_strategy_full.pdf pag. 125)


The Society for Children of Youth of British Columbia (SCY)

CANADA

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DOCUMENT 1: Making your community more child and youth friendly. Getting started

DOCUMENT 2: Making your community more child and youth friendly. Planning for action

DOCUMENT 3: Child friendly housing. A guide for housing professionals

Documents

  1. Parameters
    Uploaded By: Faustini Patrizia

The National Children’s Strategy

IRELAND

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DOCUMENT 1: City of possibilities: Youth viewpoints. Report of Dublin City Youth Seminar, Croke Park – May 2002

DOCUMENT 2: Drogheda as a child friendly town

DOCUMENT 3: Galway as a child friendly city

DOCUMENT 4: The Children’s Rights Alliance

DOCUMENT 5: Appointment as Ireland’s First Ombudsman for Children

PROJECT REVIEW: The National Children’s Strategy

TOOLS:
Comhairle na nÓg (Young People’s Council) 2002-2003
Young Dubliners speak out. Civic participation for schools and youth organisations
Child version of the National Children’s Strategy (see document natstrategychildversion.pdf)
Taking Action (see document nationalchildrenstrategy.pdf pag. 101)
Appendix A. Development of the Strategy (see document nationalchildrenstrategy.pdf pag. 105)

Documents

  1. The National Children’s Strategy
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Programa Prefeito Amigo da Criança (Child Friendly Mayor Programme)

BRAZIL

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DOCUMENT 1: Guia Prefeito Amigo da Crianca

PROJECT REVIEW: Programa Prefeito Amigo da Criança (Child Friendly Mayor Programme), Brazil

TOOLS:
Mapa da Crianca e do Adolescente 2001
Parameters (see doc. brazil_projeto_abrinq.pdf)
O funcionamento do Programa Prefeito Amigo da Criança (see doc. guia_prefeito_crianca.pdf, pag. 12)
A criação do Fundo Municipal de Direitos da Criança e do Adolescente (see doc. guia_prefeito_crianca.pdf, pag. 26)
Hospital Amigo da Criança (see doc. guia_prefeito_crianca.pdf, pag. 44)


New Zealand’s Agenda for Children. Making life better for children

 

NEW ZEALAND

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DOCUMENT 1: First call for children. Waitakere City Council

DOCUMENT 2: Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa, New Zealand

DOCUMENT 3: Christchurch City Council youth strategy

TOOLS:
Improving community safety in Waitakere City. A good practice guide for council staff
Appendix 1: The process: how we went about developing the Agenda for Children (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 34)
Appendix 2: Consultation findings: what you said (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 35)
Appendix 3: Other government work on issues you identified(see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 38)
Appendix 4: Examples of the whole child approach in action(see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 41)
Appendix 5: Information about children (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 46)


München, Stadt für Kinder (Munich, City for Children)

 

Germany

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DOCUMENT 1: Spielen in München (Teil 1) (playing in Munich – part 1)

DOCUMENT 2: Spielen in München, Konzept-Kurzfassung: Teil 2 (playing in Munich, concept-summary – part 2)

DOCUMENT 3: Spielen in München: Kriterienkatalog ‘Kinder- und jugendfreundliches Planen-Teil 3 (playing in Munich- Criteria catalogue ‘children and youth plans’ – part 3)

PROJECT REVIEW: München, Stadt für Kinder (Munich, City for Children)

TOOLS:
Handbuch Kinder-Aktions-Koffer
Handbuch Kinder-Plan Bau-Wagen (Handbook Child-Plan-and-Build-Mobile-Unit)
Orientation and guidelines for sustainable local play promotion (see Spielen in München, Konzept-Kurzfassung: Teil 2, in German language)
Steps for action of a child friendly planning (see Spielen in München, Konzept-Kurzfassung: Teil 2, in German language)
Criteria catalogue ‘children and youth plans’ as a basis for future plans (see Spielen in München, Konzept-Kurzfassung: Teil 2, in German language)
Child-friendly checklists for the development of different municipal plans (see Spielen in München: Kriterienkatalog ‘Kinder- und jugendfreundliches Planen-Teil 3 in German language)


Local Development Programmes

 

COLOMBIA

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DOCUMENT 1: Social management with a child rights perspective in Santander de Quilichao, Department of Cauca

PROJECT REVIEW: Local Development Programme (LPD), Colombia

Documents

  1. Parameters
    Uploaded By: Faustini Patrizia

La città dei bambini (Children’s City)

 

ITALY

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DOCUMENT 1: La città dei bambini

DOCUMENT 2: Se i bambini dicono: adesso basta!

DOCUMENT 3: Una città con i bambini. Progetti ed esperienze del laboratorio di Fano

PROJECT REVIEW: La città dei bambini (Children’s City), Italy

TOOLS:
The Children’s Council of Rome


Imagine Chicago

 

USA

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DOCUMENT 1: Imagine Chicago. A Chicago Case Study in Intergenerational Appreciative Inquiry

DOCUMENT 2: Imagine Chicago. Citizen Leaders: Inspiring Community Innovation

DOCUMENT 3: Cultivating Hope and Imagination

TOOLS:
Different phases of each pilot project (see doc. imagine_chicago.pdf, pag.3)
Imagine chicago citywide interview questions (see doc. imagine_chicago.pdf, pag 4)
List of some practices and tools for the development of hope (see doc. imagine_chicago_article.pdf, pag. 9)
Community innovation guide (see doc. imagine_chicago_citizenproject.pdf pag. 3)
Imagine Chicago’s key organizing principles (see doc. imagine_chicago_tenyears.pdf, pag. 9)
How to: Appreciative Inquiry Questions (see doc. imagine_chicago_tenyears.pdf, pag.14)
Sample invitation letter (see doc. imagine_chicago_tenyears.pdf, pag.15)
Intergenerational interview questions (see doc. imagine_chicago_tenyears.pdf, pag.15)


Civic Youth Strategy for West Vancouver

 

CANADA

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DOCUMENT 1: West Vancouver Civic Youth Strategy. Giving youth a voice in local government


Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia (Child Friendly Cities)

 

SPAIN

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DOCUMENT 1: Fundamentos del Programa

DOCUMENT 2: I Certamen sobre Derechos de Infancia y Política Municipal

DOCUMENT 3: Decleración de Lleida sobre los Derechos de la Infancia: Actuaciones desde los municipios

PROJECT REVIEW: Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia

DOCUMENT 4: Guía de Buenas Prácticas sobre Planes y Consejos de Infancia en el Ámbito Municipal Español

DOCUMENT 5: Jornadas: “La cooperación descentralizada: El municipio come espacio de encuentro”. San Fernando de Henares (Madrid), 28 y 29 de octubre de 2003

TOOLS:
Indicadores municipales de aplicación de la Convención sobre losDerechos del Niño
Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia PPT (see CAI2.ppt)
New protocol for the municipalities to be ‘prized’ or recognized as CFC (see protocolo_reconocim.pdf)

Documents

  1. Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia PPT
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  2. New protocol for the municipalities to be ‘prized’ or recognized as CFC
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Città sostenibili delle Bambine e dei Bambini (Sustainable Cities for Girls and Boys)

 

ITALY

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DOCUMENT 1: La guida alle città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini

DOCUMENT 2: Le bambine e i bambini trasformano le città

DOCUMENT 3: I bambini trasformano la città

DOCUMENT 4: Sindaci Difensori dell’Infanzia

PROJECT REVIEW: Città sostenibili delle Bambine e dei Bambini

Documents

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Christchurch City Council Youth Strategy

 

NEW ZEALAND

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DOCUMENT 1: Youth Policy Study. Report of the Youth Strategy Working Party to the Christchurch City Council Youth Strategy, New Zealand

DOCUMENT 2: The children’s strategy study. Research report Christchurch City Council, New Zealand

DOCUMENT 3: New Zealand’s Agenda for Children. Making life better for children

PROJECT REVIEW: Christchurch City Council Initiatives, New Zealand

TOOLS:
Youth Strategy Questionnaire (see doc. christchurchyouthpolicy.pdf, pag. 74)
Chapter 5. Recommendations (see doc childrenstrategystudynewzealand.pdf, pag. 81)
Methods used in the research (see doc childrenstrategystudynewzealand.pdf, pag. 92)
Appendix 1: The process: how we went about developing the Agenda for Children (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 34)
Appendix 2: Consultation findings: what you said (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 35)
Appendix 4: Examples of the whole child approach in action(see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 41)
Appendix 5: Information about children (see doc. nzagendaforchildren.pdf, pag. 46)

Documents

  1. Christ Church Youth Policy
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  2. The Children’s Strategy Study
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  3. New Zealand’s AGENDA FOR Children
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Child-Friendly Movement (CFM)

 

PHILIPPINES

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DOCUMENT 1: Child 21. A Legacy to the Filipino Children of the 21st Century, Philippines National Strategic Framework for Plan Development for Children, 2000-2025

DOCUMENT 2: Child rights for urban poor children in child friendly Philippine cities: views from the community

PROJECT REVIEW: Child-Friendly Movement

TOOLS:
Mainstreaming Child Rights in Local Development Planning, a Guidebook
Child-friendly Policies and Legislation: a selection of National Policies and Issuances
What Barangay officials can do to set up a child-friendly locality

Documents

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Child Friendly Cities Initiative project

 

NIGERIA

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DOCUMENT 1: Child Friendly School Initiative in Nigeria

PROJECT REVIEW: Child-Friendly Cities Initiative Project, Port Harcourt

Documents

  1. Parameters
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  2. Child Friendly School Initiative
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Ville amie des enfants (Child Friendly Cities)

 

FRANCE

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