The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.

Documentary on the effects of violence on Brazilian children

Published January 22, 2015

Last Sunday the largest Brazilian television channel GLOBO broadcasted a documentary on the effects of violence on Brazilian children. In particular, the results of a research study carried out in… Read more

NDTV Prime episode on 'Small children, big cities'

Published January 19, 2015
NDTV Prime Episode On ‘Small Children, Big Cities’

Watch this episode of NDTV Prime about the conference ‘Small children, big cities’ organised by the Bernard van Leer Foundation and the National Institute of Urban Affairs. It discusses the… Read more

Investing in young children for high returns - read the new World Bank report

Published January 14, 2015
World Bank report: Stepping Up Early Childhood Development: Investing in Young Children for High Returns

Early Childhood Development (ECD) interventions are essential for a child’s growth and development. But even though investments in ECD projects as well as in analytical and capacity building work related… Read more

Michael Feigelson appointed Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation

Published January 11, 2015
Michael Feigelson Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation

On behalf of the Board of Trustees it is with great pleasure that - following a global search - I can announce that Michael Feigelson has been appointed as Executive… Read more