The 8th European Greenways Awards have been given
The 8th European Greenways Awards have been given on September 28th 2017 during the official ceremony in Limerick Co. (Ireland)
Seven greenways from Belgium, Serbia, Portugal, Spain and Ireland were awarded as reference of best practices in Europe. The Award ceremony was held in Adare, Limerick Co. (Ireland)).
The European Greenways Award was created in 2003 and has been held every two years since.
EGWA has been delighted to receive candidacies from Austria, Belgium, Serbia, Czech Republic, Spain and Portugal, and wishes to thank all the candidates for the quality of their work and the effort done to provide very helpful information to the jury.
In this 2017 edition the international jury has awarded projects in two categories: “Excellence”, “Exemplary Initiatives” and one special prize from the jury
The jury met in Brussels last 21st June, and as laid down in the award regulations, they set out to select 3 awards for the “Excellence” and 3 for “Exemplary Initiatives” and a special award from the jury to recognize a particularly admirable greenway.
Vidzeme Tourism Association together with Latvian Greenways Association participated in the Conference, Award cerempony and Stdy Tour in order to apply for the 9th EGWA Award with the Greenways network created within Interreg EstLat Green Railways project.