Dutch Cycling Embassy
The Dutch Cycling Embassy is a public private partnership. It has committed to capacity building on local cycling and walking policies with inclusive planning and design developed by regional stakeholder platforms.
The Embassy wants to organise support to current institutional arrangements in order to:
The Rio+20 program by the Dutch government for cycling has allocated a budget of € 225.000 for the Dutch Cycling Embassy for 3 years. The Embassy uses this budget for cooperation with the city of Rio de Janeiro to develop cycling scenario’s for the future and assess their impact on sustainable development and with UNEP for assistance to the Share the Road program in East Africa.
Resources from the Dutch government in programs from the ministries of Infrastructure and the Environment, of Foreign Affairs and of Economic Affairs (consultations with Economic Affairs regard a budget of about € 350.000 per year).