The International Charter for Walking supports walking advocacy in Iceland!

The Mayor of Grindavik, Iceland signs the International Charter for Walking with Sesselja Traustadottir.

The International Charter for Walking is now available in Icelandic. The Charter has already been signed by the mayors of two small and beautiful Icelandic towns – Akranes and Grindavík (illustrated) – who are committed to improve walking in their communities.

Many thanks to our friend Sesselja Traustadóttir (above) for pulling up her cycling socks and joining the walking movement.  Having met Bronwen at Velocity in Dublin in June 2019, Jim was the first ‘speaker without wheels’ at their European Mobility Week event and then Sesse joined us at Walk21 Rotterdam. She is the Managing Director of the local NGO Bikeability in Iceland and is moving fast on walking advocacy now too.  Looks like a name change might be in order.  We are inspired by her passion.  

If you want to improve walking and commit your community, municipality, region etc.For supporting walking, you can sign online or download and invite your mayor to sign The International Charter for Walking, available in multiple languages.

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