World Bicycle Day

Following adoption by the UN General Assembly on April 12 of a special Resolution on “World Bicycle Day” a special event was hosted on June 3 in the UN Secretariat Garden in New York. HE Mrs Aksoltan Atayeva, the Head of Turkmenistan Permanent Mission to the UN ( main sponsor of the Resolution) addressed the heads of diplomatic missions, representatives of different international organizations and UN Secretariat and emphasized the role of bicycles as a viable alternative to motorized transport in the context of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and decisions of HABITAT -3.