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THE BRIDGE - selected to participate in an UNICEF competition

6. Nov 2021

THE BRIDGE - Child consultancy, in Hafnarfjörður was submitted to the UNICEF ​​international competition entitled Child Friendly Cities and Local Governments Inspire Awards , where "Brúin" participates in the category Child-friendly social services.

The BRIDGE - Child consultancy procedure has been in development since 2018 and the goal is to integrate services for preschool and primary school children in Hafnarfjörður and their families. Emphasis is placed on providing increased services at earlier stages with the involvement of interdisciplinary Bridge teams in pre-schools and primary schools.


All information about the project can be found on the town's website

Procedures for the benefit of children

The project was selected from a number of submissions to participate in the finals where the public will vote and the winners will be announced on November 17. The staff of Hafnarfjörður is very proud of The Bridge, that has attracted much-deserved attention in many places. Ideology, preparation and procedures are e.g. to be directly reflected in a new law on the integration of services for the benefit of children, which was approved by the Althingi on 11 June and will enter into force on 1 January 2022.

The Bridge Project can be voted on until 14 November
We encourage Hafnarfjörður residents and friends of Hafnarfjörður to vote!