Further Information:

The complete Air Quality Directive 2008/50/EC

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A Europe-wide Project

Air pollution does not care about borders, which is why the Clean Air project's international approach makes sense. The campaign is not only for those countries where the organisations are based, but aims to make an impact right across Europe.

Belgium

There will be a workshop for members of NGOs and civil associations. The objective is to discuss how the Air Quality Directive can be implemented and to present successful examples.

Denmark

Copenhagen is taken as a role model for air quality and good transportation policy. Analysis will deepen the understanding of the policies that achieve this. These policies will then serve as examples that can be transferred to other European cities. Another conference on the topic  “clean ports” will also take place in Copenhagen, and there will be a workshop to inform members of NGOs and civil associations.

Germany

Public transportation companies in cities such as Berlin, Munich or Hanover have already installed diesel particulate filters, but there is still potential for improvement. Here there will be another conference on the topic “clean ports”. Also the campaign “European Biking Cities” will be started from Berlin with the aim of engaging other European cities to join.

France

There will be a workshop on ways on ways to encourage the government to implement the AQD. This workshop will be for members of NGOs and other civil associations.

Great Britain

A conference on “clean ports” will be held. The workshop for members of NGOs and civil associations will also take place here.

Austria

Two round table discussions take place. Experts, politicians and representatives of the economy come together to discuss the advantages of congestion charges.

Slovakia

Two round table discussions take place. Experts, politicians and representatives of the economy come together to discuss the advantageDriving schools will offer courses on environmental friendly driving. Also the workshop for NGOs and civil associations on ways to implement the AQD will take place here. of congestion charges.

Czech Republic

Round tables will bring together politicians, experts and other decision makers in order to discuss the advantages of the diesel particulate filter in public buses. The aim is to make diesel particulate filters the standard for public transport. Another conference covering the topic “clean ports” will be organised and also the workshop for members of NGOs and civil associations.

Hungary

The aim is the retrofitting or renewal of at least 50 buses. A survey will document the violation of air pollution limits – the results will be presented in a conference. The clean-ports conference will also take place in Hungary as well as the workshop for members of NGOs and civil associations.

Poland

Round tables will bring together politicians, experts and decision-makers. The subject is the use of diesel particulate filters in public buses. The aim is the installation of diesel particulate filters as a standard for public transportation. The conference about “clean ports” and the workshop for members of NGOs will be held in Poland, too.