We Cycle week in Vietnam with Danish embassy

Speakers from Copenhagen, Tokyo, Hanoi, and Hue attended We Cycle Week 2022

Early in June the Danish embassy and Vietnam enjoyed celebrating ‘We Cycle Week 2022’ together, where hundreds of people gathered in Hue City, Vietnam, to accompany the Danish Embassy, HueIDS Institute of Inheritance and Development (HueIDS) and Ashui.com in the literature promotion campaign by cycling in central cities in Vietnam.

The report on the embassy’s Facebook page said that Ta Cycle Week was first launched by Ashui.com in Vietnam in 2019 and that activities included groups cycling around Hue City, a photo exhibition “Copenhagen – City worth living – City of bicycle” and then ended with a workshop titled “Cycling – Story of green route” with participation of local and international speakers from Copenhagen, Tokyo, Hanoi, and Hue.

Said the report: “The campaign is part of a long-term framework of co-operation between the Embassy of Denmark and Vietnam, supporting Vietnam in the green transition and efforts to reach zero net emissions by 2050 as pledged of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the COP26 conference (Glasgow).

Cyclists attending We Cycle Week 2022, Hue, Vietnam

“On the occasion of the Wecyc (We cycle) Week 2022, hundreds of people in Hue city joined the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, Thua Thien Hue Institute of Development Studies (HueIDS) and Ashui.com in a campaign to promote cycling culture in Vietnam’s municipalities. The Wecyc Week was firstly launched in Vietnam in 2019 by Ashui.com.

Activities include cycling around Hue citadel, followed by an exhibition titled “Copenhagen – Livable City – Cycling City” and a seminar on ‘Biking – A Story of Green Commute’ and the keynote speakers were from Copenhagen, Tokyo, Hanoi and Hue.

This campaign is part of the Embassy of Denmark’s long-term cooperation with Vietnam in supporting the country’s green transition and its endeavors to reach net zero emissions by 2050 as pledged by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at COP26 (Glasgow).”

Source: Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam

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