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Safe cycling - Support for cross-border cooperation of public administration bodies and people living in the border area

Organisation: Združenie Slatinka Website: Added: September 25, 2023
Project start date: November 01, 2020
Project end date: June 01, 2021


The purpose of this project is to promote cycling and teach safety through training at an early age: - participation and preparation of teachers in joint training, preparation and exchange of experience in workshops, - preparation of joint teaching material for cyclists emphasizing the differences in road traffic rules between the two countries for primary school pupils with the aim of learning safe cycling. - transfer of groups of pupils (each city 3 and 3) by bus to the partner city, - training on cycling safety for primary school pupils, i.e. 1st to 4th grade, with the participation of involved teachers and the use of common teaching material; - organizing competitions for students who have completed training, to evaluate the results of teaching; - promote cycling culture and apply the knowledge gained on joint cycling trips organized around individual settlements, - to increase the effectiveness of the common teaching material, bicycle training tracks will be purchased - a mobile traffic playground (usable indoors and outdoors) and equipment (e.g. bicycles, helmets, vests) for practical training.

Financial data

Amount of ERDF contribution: EUR 42,492.29 non-refundable financial contribution (85%) - city of Šaľa: EUR 21,243.63


The project is a good example of cross-border cooperation in the field of ecological tourism.

Information sources

Šala municipality

Other info

European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.