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The 21st IPA Triennial World Conference on the theme of Play and Resilience has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, till we can physically meet in Jaipur, the conference organizers-Action for Children's Environments (ACE) and International Play Association (IPA)-India in collaboration with IPA-World and UNICEF are pleased to announce 6 weeks of webinars on a key theme of the conference by contextualizing it for the present time: Making Cities Child-friendly in the post pandemic world: Play and Public Place. This is a ticketed event with limited available spaces. Register Here
"ACE’s action research report released – ‘Promoting Safe Communities: Mapping with Children in Mumbai’ "
ACE is proud to announce the release of its latest action research report titled 'Promoting Safe Communities: Mapping with Children in Mumbai' on June 28, 2018 in Mumbai by Ms. Seema Vyas, Member Secretary, Maharashtra State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights at a day long Consultation on Safe and Child Friendly Cities: From Evidence to Action organized by UNICEF Maharashtra, All India Institute of Local Self-Government, Department of Women and Child Development, Collector Office Mumbai Suburban and partners YUVA, CCDT and PMEI. The study was carried out in two administrative wards of Mumbai and supported by UNICEF India. The recommendations will inform the Maharashtra District Child Protection Plan. The ACE report was covered by The Indian Express Mumbai: Kids, adolescents feel most unsafe in their own homes, schools, study reveals
"ACE CEO facilitating and presenting in several workshops at the World Urban Forum 9 "
ACE CEO Dr. Sudeshna Chatterjee is facilitating and presenting in several workshops at the World Urban Forum 9 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Children and Youth Assembly on Feb 7, Placemaking Sandbox Studio on Feb 9, and Shaping Healthy Cities for and With Children on Feb 11, 2018.
"ACE to host the next IPA conference in Jaipur, India in 2020 "
ACE has won the bid to host the next IPA conference in Jaipur, India in 2020. This will give a strong boost to promoting right to play in India which has the world's largest child population and very little focus on play needs of children! Event Poster
"Conclave on ‘Children and Youth for Safer Cities’ "
ACE hosted a conclave on 'Children and Youth for Safer Cities' on December 7 and 8, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi in partnership with UNICEF, SEEDS, CDSA, GEAG, and NIUA. The two day conclave focused on exploring prospects to leverage existing policy, practice and legal instruments to build a roadmap for Urban Resilience with strong participation of children and youth in planning and action. Event Images
"Right to Play in Crisis? "
India International Centre New Delhi, Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
"Habitat III Conference "
ACE participated in the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador, October 17-20, 2016.
"Young people and the ‘New Urban Agenda’: Addressing Key Themes of Habitat III "
ACE presented at the "Young people and the 'New Urban Agenda': addressing key themes of Habitat III" conference in Birmingham, UK on September 15, 2016.
"Access to Play in Crisis "
CEO of ACE to deliver keynote address on "Access to Play in Crisis" at the 52nd IPA World Conference in Calgary, Canada on September 14, 2017.
"UNICEF Country Management Team "
ACE is leading the Outdoor Classroom Day Campaign in India to be celebrated across India's schools on October 12, 2017 backed by Project Dirt, UK and Unilever global.
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