Making Cardiff a Child Friendly City

Partners from across Cardiff have come together to develop Cardiff’s vision to embed children’s rights. The vibrant session was hosted at County Hall on May 30th and focused on partners being able to find out the details of Unicef’s Child Rights Partner Programme.

Cardiff was one of 3 cities across the UK to successfully apply to be part of the Unicef programme in which cities work for 2-3 years to be globally recognised as a Child
Friendly City.

The event was hosted by Nick Batchelar Director of Education and Lifelong Learning and included a broad range of partners from Health, Cardiff Council, Police and 3rd sector partners.

C H I L D R I G H T S P A R T N E R S

Naomi Danquar. Unicef Programme Director explainedthat ‘Child Rights Partners brings Unicef UK together with local councils to help make cities and
communities places where all children, including the most vulnerable, feel safe, heard and nurtured’.

Using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as a guide, partners including political leaders, frontline staff, children and families to transform and strengthen local systems and services in the coming years. We will be bringing you more information as the programme develops…

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