Podcast: Healthy cities for the next generation

Everything we plan and build in cities should last for generations. But are our cities really fit for the next generation? How do we shape our cities so that they will be healthy places for children and their families to grow up in?

Listen to our latest podcast on building cities for the next generation, and why a child-friendly focus is central to achieving healthy cities.

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UNICEF warns that one in four deaths in children under the age of five are linked to unhealthy environments. In this podcast, we talk to urban development experts, UNICEF and other specialists from the Swedish school system.

Episode guest appearances

  • Pernilla Baralt, Secretary General, UNICEF Sweden
  • Andreas Gyllenhammar, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sweco
  • Åsa Lindgren, Head of Sustainability, Stockholm’s schools, SISAB
  • Jens Aerts, Urban planner and urban health specialist at Sweco Belgium
  • Emil O’Callaghan, student
  • Colm O’Callaghan, moderator, Brid Agency
Podcast: Healthy cities for the next generation

Everything we plan and build in cities should last for generations. But are our cities really fit for the next generation?

About the Urban Insight podcast

Sweco proudly presents the second Urban Insight podcast – where science, facts and expertise combine with entertainment and an interest in developing the sustainable cities of the future.

At Urban Insight our mission is to share solutions for the future of city planning and initiate a dialogue about sustainable urban development. Between 2018 and 2021, Urban Insight reached over 22 million people both in print and through online media.

During 2021, three episodes of the Urban Insight podcast will focus on the process and activities behind building healthy cities, healthy buildings and healthy environments.