The Sustainable Child Friendly Cities Initiative (Cidades Sustentáveis Amigas das Crianças) in Mozambique was launched in June 2017 in seven municipalities: Maputo (capital city), Manjacaze, Quelimane, Maganja da Costa, Ribaué, Pemba and Montepuez.
The French CFCI, Ville Amie des Enfants (VAE), was launched in 2002 in partnership with the French Mayors’ Association. The aim was to raise local leaders’ awareness on the Convention of the Rights of the Child and how it could be used to improve the lives of children at the local level.
UNICEF Sweden is starting up a pilot in five municipalities from August 2017 to May 2019. The project aims at integrating and mainstreaming the child rights perspective in all parts on all levels of each municipality’s work. Another aim is to help creating synergies between the work of the municipality, civil society and the private sector…
The Platform for Urban Centres (Plataforma dos Centros Urbanos – PCU) is a UNICEF initiative dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of children most affected by intra-urban inequalities in major cities in Brazil. The initiative was first launched in 2008 in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.