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While it varies from country to country, mobility is changing rapidly: eco-friendly mobility, innovative bike lanes, but also the decline of public transport. The COVID pandemic has also attributed to the need for change in mobility and technological innovation, vehicle sharing, and the use of electric vehicles.
Many of these mobility initiatives need an active dialogue with citizens, to get the necessary support and participation. But what are the best ways to communicate about these mobility initiatives, while there are so many different opinions and interests at stake?
Together with experts and Greens from local governments, we will dig deeper into the question how to get mobility initiatives from the ground, with sound communication and public support.
This webinar is meant for Green Local Councillors across Europe. The main language of the webinar is English, and interpretation is available in French, German, and Spanish. If you would like interpretation in another language, please add that in the comments section of the registration. While we can't guarantee interpretation in all languages, if there are enough requests, we could possibly add more languages.
Moderation by Evelyne Huytebroeck, EGP Co-chair, and Michal Berg, EGP committee.
Roman Meliška, founder of Urban Laab (NGO consultancy), a mind for all things micromobility, sustainable transportation and good cities. Business consultant, too. Proud founding pilot of Kolem na kole, the first ever Czech chapter of the international Cycling without age movement. Podcast (urbancaast.cz) and newsletter (kolemnakole.substack.com) in Czech (Google Translate helps ;-), tweets mostly in English.
Agency for promotion and support of tourism in Macedonia
Lawyer / since December 2003
Inés Sabanés, is a deputy for Más País Verdes Equo in the Congress of Deputies (Spain) and co-spokesperson for Verdes Equo. She was previously a government councilor for the Madrid City Council and responsible for the Environment and Mobility areas.
From the City Council she launched very important projects for the city such as the creation of a large low-emission zone (Central Madrid), the renaturation of the Manzanares River, the renewal of the bus fleet or the creation of organic waste collection.
Esmeralda Van den Bosch is 30 years old, and since the last elections in 2018, alderwoman responsible for mobility, animal welfare and Dutch-speaking education & culture policies (Groen) in the commune of Forest, part of the Brussels capital Region. Political scientist (Catholic University of Leuven) and cyclist by heart.