In the context of celebration of the EU Mobility Week 2017, and within the framework of the “Climate Smart Urban Development Challenge” (CSUD) project implemented by the Ministry of Environmental protection with UNDP support, the two events will be held on 22nd of September – World Car Free Day. We are inviting you to take part in the “Just not by Car (Samo ne autom)” challenge, an initiative organized with CSO cyclist association, and in the Promotional Bicycle Ride organized in cooperation with the Secretariat for Transport of the City of Belgrade. The other project partners, including the EU Delegation / EU Info Center, are also expected to join the events.
Additionally, these activities, as well as the CSUD Project goals, will be presented within the Conference “Sharing gets you further”, organized by the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia, the EU Info Centre and the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the EU Info Center in Belgrade.
The challenge “Just not by Car” will take place throughout the 22nd of September. This is a challenge for companies, institutions and organizations to motivate their employees to use non-motorized transportation means (preferably bicycles) on their way from home to work. You can find more information on registration (Deadline: September 20, 2017) and participation process here.
The promotional bicycle ride will take place at 11 a.m. on 22nd of September in front of the Sports Center “Milan Gale Muskatirovic” near Danube and will end at Savska promenade. It is expected that the Secretary for Transport of the City of Belgrade as well as high level representatives of UNDP and other partners, will joint this ride, in order to support non-motorized modes of transport for the sake of preserving the environment, improving health and combating climate change.
If you would like to join us and apply for the promotional bicycle ride (Deadline: September 21, 2017), you may do so via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Both activities are being conducted under the framework of the project „Climate Smart Urban Development Challenge“, implemented by the Ministry of Environmental Protection with the assistance of the United Nations Development Programme. The project is based on challenges for identification of innovative ideas and solutions for combating climate change at municipal level.