States Parties shall assure to the child who is capable of forming his or her own views the right to express those views freely in all matters affecting the child (Art. 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989).
States Parties recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure (Art. 31) and the right to a standard of living adequate for the chil’'s physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development (Art. 27).
States Parties shall respect and promote the right of the child to participate fully in cultural and artistic life and shall encourage the provision of appropriate and equal opportunities for cultural, artistic, recreational and leisure activity (Art. 31).
It is a space for meeting, exchanging experiences and building common strategies with the shared objective of realizing and strengthening the project of an urban context suitable for children.
In collaboration with various institutions and universities, the international laboratory carries out research activities on two main coordinates: the effects of participation on children and the environment and the autonomous mobility of children in the urban context.
The International Network consists of more than 100 cities around the world. Find out how the project is carried out in the different member cities.