Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

45. Urban Kids Lab: The City and My Rights

Citizens’ Participation

Urban Kids Lab: La Ciudad Y Mis Derechos

Location: El Ejido Park, Centro de Promoción Artística

Through the Montessori educational methodology and by applying the Fund-Form-Movement (FFM) development model, this project intends to help children to expression their vision of a better city. Though different activities, children will exercise their right to the city also acquiring knowledge and skills.  This methodology promotes the participation of children in the vision of the city they want, giving them a voice on urban issues, and promoting the participation of future citizens by encouraging the fundamentals and human rights as the basis of a healthy coexistence.

Activities