Learning how Cork can become a UNICEF Child Friendly City – Webinar

Jan 25, 2022

On the 25th January 2022 Child Friendly Cities Cork held a two hour learning and brainstorming webinar event to explore the possibility, benefits and level of interest in becoming a Child Friendly City – What is a Child Friendly City? What have other cities done to create a child friendly city? What can we build on in Cork? Can we achieve a child friendly city for all children in Cork?

We were joined by:

  • Adrienne Rodgers, Director of Services, Community Culture & Placemaking, Cork City Council,
  • Laura Lundy, Professor of Children’s Rights, UCC,
  • Anne McCusker, Programme Manager and Healthy City Co-ordinator, Belfast Healthy Cities,
  • Kim Nordfeldt Thomsen, Child Friendly Cities Initiative Project Manager,
  • Anders Lundsgaard, Director of Children and Youth, Billund Municipality, Denmark,
  • Guest speakers from the city of Liverpool, and UNICEF Child Friendly Cities.