16 February 2018 | Quality of life

The Children’s Advisors of the Lviv City Council: the opinions and ideas of children about our city

Recently our team had discussion with the Children’s Advisors of the Lviv City Council. We talked about education, leisure, sports, safety Lviv in order to make our city comfortable and friendly to children.

For writing “Child Friendly Lviv” strategy, we asked our the youngest age category of residents to talk their vision of the city development.

The conversation lasted in a friendly atmosphere: first, they talked about the needs and problems in the city, and then the children had a creative task, in particular, to draw a public space of their dreams and distribute funds of Lviv city budget. The children showed a great interest in the problems of the city, they reasoned, lively discussed and identified the priorities of a friendly city: it should be safe and environmentally friendly, – said Tetyana Pryhodko, sociologist of the City Institute

Format of the meeting: group discussion and creative task.

Time: 2 hours.

Moderator of the meeting: Tetyana Pryhodko. Assistant: Roman Lozynsky

Our experts: Rostislav Timkiv, Head of the Department for the Children Affairs; Theodor Leshchak,  Docent, Candidate of Pedagogical Science in general and social pedagogy
Department Ivan Franko LNU

The Children’s Advisory Board is composed of: Irina Kovalchuk, Iryna Bentsak, Chumak Anna, David Lilia, Georgin Elizaveta, Darin's Partisan, Kasprovskaya Zlata, Godyak Anastasia, Shvets Maria, Kravets Victoria, Guta Veronika

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