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Street Design for Walking: What about quality?

Enabling and encouraging walking means designing better streets and retrofitting existing street environments. The question is how...

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Press Release: Improving the walkability of stations would quickly reduce emissions, improve safety and make Cairo a more healthy and sustainable city

A new report on pedestrian safety, comfort and accessibility, published today - Transport Day at COP28 - highlights a quick...

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All you need to know to join us in Walk21 Kigali

The 23rd International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities is coming and we have some updates for your participation.

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Tirana Walking Action Plan launched

The Tirana Walking Action Plan was launched at an event on 4th July by Deputy Mayor Anuela Ristani. The Plan...

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Trans-Safe Africa: How to Radically Transform Road Safety in Africa

TRANS-SAFE includes 30 partners (including Walk21 Foundation), from across Africa and Europe working together to transform road safety supported by...

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Report: ITF countries could do better for walking and cycling, says PATH report

ITF member countries are increasing their commitment to walking and cycling policies and strategies but more needs to be done...

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Walking and Cycling in Africa – Evidence and Good Practice to Inspire Action

For the first time, a report gathers data on walking and cycling from all 54 African countries. The report demonstrates the everyday reality for one billion people in Africa who walk and cycle every day.

The report Walking and Cycling in Africa – Evidence and Good Practice to Inspire Action was published by Walk21, UNEP and UN Habitat.

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23rd International Conference Walkable and Liveable Communities

Looking back: Walk21 Kigali

Action for Walking – Affordable, Essential Steps to Improve Walkability.

16-19 October 2023, Kigali, Rwanda.

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The International Charter for Walking

Creating healthy, efficient and sustainable communities where people choose to walk.

The International Charter for Walking is a common policy reference that cities, organisations, neighbourhood groups and individuals can sign up to and encourage more everyday walking and greater walkability.

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 Walk21 achieve our mission through providing knowledge, capacity and advocacy.