A kid's rich imagination goes beyond existing city functions and has the potential to discover playfulness and new possibilities in the city.
Playing in the city is crucial for children to feel connected to society, to learn about themselves, and to develop their sensibilities.
UNICEF aims to develop Child Friendly Cities around the world. As a part of this project, children are also treated as members of society and are asked how they benefit from municipal policies, laws, businesses, and budgets. It is important that their voices and opinions are taken into consideration and reflected in the decisions and procedures of the city.
In this campaign, we will share the practices of non-adult-oriented urban interventions that occur locally. For example, education in the field of urban development to promote young citizen participation, that goes beyond adult-centered design. What if we try to reverse the current "No kids allowed" spaces in the city? We might end up with places where children and adults both can enjoy themselves and live comfortably.
Get the chance to join our global exhibition
Every Autumn, we host a city festival & exhibition in multiple Asian cities to share, test, and learn from your ideas. The best ideas from each campaign will be selected and feautured.
Join our publication and other opportunities
We carefully select the most inspiring & aspirational ideas from submissions, and feature them in our annual publication. The individuals / teams behind selected ideas will have the chance to be invited to our educational programs and local projects to participate.