April 24, 2015

Nara City Enacts Child-Friendly City Ordinance

Nara City Enacts Child-Friendly City Ordinance
Nara City in Nara Prefecture established the Child-friendly City Development Ordinance on December. 18, 2014, based on the notion of Child Friendly Cities (CFC) advocated by the United Nations Child...
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