Healthy Cities of the Czech Republic
This is just some illustrative information and chosen activities from Czech Healthy Cities translated into English.
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On 10 September, 2018, a special part of a Healthy Cities webinar was held in partnership with the Association of Energy Managers of Cities and Towns and with the support of the European Covenant of Mayors. It was devoted to the topic of SUBSIDY PROGRAMMES and CALLS which are currently being prepared and support energy measures and innovations in cities.
Nowadays, the national Database of Strategies information system comprises a record number of 900 up-to-date documents. Since its launch in 2011, the Database portal has seen more than 520,000 visits.
On Wednesday, 6 June, 2018, a discussion workshop dedicated to renewable energy, energy transition at local level and the possibilities of relevant funding took place as a parallel event to the Summer Healthy Cities School in Roznov pod Radhostem.
The first half of 2018 has seen 36 Healthy Cities Public Fora attended by more than 2700 people. In September, new meetings will be commencing with 14 registered cities to date.
Czech Healthy Cities National Network continues to attract new members. This year, 4 municipalities became new members of the Association: Statutory City of Ostrava, Prague Municipal Districts of Dolni Mecholupy and Prague–Brezineves, municipality of Zasova.
Bringing together almost 80 participants, the nationwide Czech Healthy Cities seminar called <strong>A Smart and Sustainable City</strong> took place in Prague on Tuesday, 22 May, 2018. The theme was “smart” solutions supporting sustainable development in towns and cities. The primary focus of the whole event was the citizen and its active engagement. The seminar was held under the auspices Minister for Regional Development.
The European Mobility Week campaign - EMW (16 – 22 September), which has been held annually since 2002, is aimed at promoting safe, clean and ecological modes of urban transport. This year too, the campaign will be joined by Healthy Cities, which was one of its first implementers in the Czech Republic.
Almost 70 participants including politicians, health experts, coordinators and other stakeholders from cities and towns attended the Healthy Cities' seminar on Public health – the topic of the upcoming local elections in 2018. The event was held under the aegis of the Minister of Health Adam Vojtech.
The annual Energy Cities Conference was held in Rennes (France) between 18- 20 April. The event was also attended by the representatives of the Healthy Cities office of the Czech Republic together with the Healthy Cities of Litomerice and Roznov pod Radhostem, including Slovak partners from the Union of Towns and Cities of Slovakia and the city of Trnava.
Held mainly in the first part of June, the campaign called “Days without Injuries”, which involves annually a number of Healthy cities, towns and regions, is aimed at injury prevention.
This year's European Sustainable Development Week was held in May/June for the fourth time. The main organizers of this campaign’s activities were Healthy Cities, Towns and Regions of the Czech Republic.
We have launched a new new beta version of the Czech Healthy Cities website consisting of several sections, one of which is called WHAT WE OFFER – and here we display a selection of current services and activities which cities, towns and regions can engage in.