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Project Activities > Study Visit of Expert, Seminar "Development of Non-motorized Modes of Transport as an Alternative to Use Private Vehicles in the Gatchina Municipal District", 29-30 September, 2016

{Study Visit of Expert, Seminar "Development of Non-motorized Modes of Transport as an Alternative to Use Private Vehicles in the Gatchina Municipal District", 29-30 September, 2016}

On September 30, 2016 a seminar “Development of non-motorized modes of transport as an alternative to use private vehicles in the Gatchina municipal district" was hold in Vyritsa village, Gatchina District.

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Video: Gatchina

Green Mobility: Towards Healthy, Safe and Accessible Environment? 
Olga Iakimenko, Head of Internet Projects and Marketing Communications, ICSER Leontief Centre

YC4C - Youth Cycling for Climate
Aleh Klyatsko, NGO Global Playground Stockholm (Sweden)

Development of Non-motorized Modes of Transport in the Small Towns of Russia
Andrey Kostyuchenko, Chief Project Engineer, JSC “Petersburgsky NIPIGrad”

Experience of Environmental Initiatives of the North-West Russia (by Example of Ruskeala)
Anton Yushko, Chairman of Committee of Eco-Efficient Tourism, Leningrad Region Department, Russian Geographical Society

Clean Games: How Do We Beat All the World
Dmitry Ioffe, Interregional Public Organization "Creative and Educational Entertainment Society "Games of the Future"


Within the seminar it was held eco quest “Clean Games” in order to preserve the unique ecosystem of the Oredezh River and create a culture of sustainable outdoor recreation. The Oredezh River is one of the major waterways of the Leningrad region. The unique character of ecosystem reflects in its amazing beautiful shores, caves and healing springs. It is important to protect and preserve its unique natural area. 

Ecological game - is a small but significant step towards restoring the unique ecosystem of Oredezh River and on this example we prove that solution of environmental problems is able for anyone who is thinking about it. Using modern information and motivational techniques, the game turns into a final product to restore ecosystem of the territory. Holding in a form of eco quest it increases the interest and awareness of participants to environmental problems. And it is extremely important to preserve the course of sustainable development.

The event was supported by Committee on Culture and Tourism of Gatchina District, Green Mobility Project realized by the ICSER Leontief Centre and the Nordic Council of Ministers, Guest Houses "Vyritskie Tarkhany" as well as the international tourist route Via Hanseatica.

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