ACE works on creating safe, healthy, inclusive and resilient living environments for children and young people.
ACE seeks to fill a vital gap in development practice by offering cross-sectoral urban expertise including policy, planning, and design expertise to make cities more child friendly and livable for all.
ACE is a registered charitable Trust.
- Urbanization and children
- Child-centred urban planning and programming
- Child friendly cities: tools, quality data, evidence based models
- Child-sensitive policies addressing poverty and equity, social protection
- Child rights governance
- Child-centred climate change adaptation and disaster risk management for building resilience
- Child’s rights and SDGs
- Child’s right to play in situations of crisis
- Housing rights of children, affordable housing, slum upgrading and redevelopment
- Promoting safe, inclusive, resilient cities through policy formulation and implementation, municipal and community action
- Building children’s resilience through child-centered disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
- Planning, participatory design and evaluation: child friendly cities, schools, special projects, institutions and play opportunities
- Strengthening child rights governance through better data: GIS based mapping and analysis of vulnerabilities of slum dwelling children and children in climate hot spots
- Creating evidence based and innovative models to support development of children in different living conditions and provide actionable inputs to governments
- Inclusion of children in the policy discourse on urbanization and environ mental sustainability
- Strengthening community based prevention in Integrated Child Protection Scheme
- Improving the quality of children’s homes under the JJ Act and the Integrated Child Protection Scheme
- Strengthening the right to development, play and recreation, CC-CCA and CC-DRR in Draft National Plan of Action for Children 2016
- Inclusion of children and young people in Habitat III policy documents
- Integrating right to play more centrally within children’s right to development and right to a healthy environment.