The United Nations recognizes the contribution of bicycles to the sustainable development of society and believes that bicycles are a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally sustainable means of transportation that promotes environmental management and health, proclaiming June 3 as the world’s bicycle day.
The United Nations encourages stakeholders to emphasize and promote the use of bicycles as a means of promoting sustainable development. The use of bicycles is a method of spreading the importance of physical education among children and young people, such as walking or cycling, which will produce good health and health. influences. Biking is good for people of all ages: it reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, certain cancers and diabetes.
Riding a bicycle not only helps prevent disease and is healthy, but it is also fair and cheap. Indeed, bicycles are seen as a means of promoting mutual tolerance, understanding and respect, and promoting social inclusion and a culture of peace, so the United Nations welcomes initiatives to organize cycling activities at national and local levels as a way to strengthen physical and mental health and well-being and develop society The means of cycling culture.
What is the purpose of creating World Bike Day?
The United Nations hopes to encourage Member States through World Bike Day to include bicycles in international, regional and national policies and development plans. They must also improve road safety and incorporate the needs of cyclists into the planning and design of sustainable transportation and transportation infrastructure.
Reference: United Nations
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