Cittaslow Project Prize 2014

Project prize Australia
Seferihisar (Turkey) project "Seeds of Seferihisar"
Yaxi (P.R. China ) project "Slow transportation system"
Chaudfontaine (Belgium) project "Soft Network for daily life"
Midden-Delfland (The Netherlands ) project "Sustainable farmer"
Olsztynek (Poland) project "Youth City Council"
Bra (Italy ) project "Community Welfare"
Novellara (Italy ) project "Chiocolato"

1st place Chiocciola ORANGE to Goolwa(Alexandrina Council) (Australia )

for the project  "School planter box"

for the following reasons: "in the more general framework of policies to provide citizens with natural areas in close contact with the living, the project is aimed at the younger generation, encouraging children's curiosity with a" green box "that educates having fun"

Environment Award  to Seferihisar (Turkey)

for the project " Seeds of Seferihisar "

“ to have recovered native seeds of tomatoes and vegetables, involving producers and schools, creating urban gardens and spreading the project via the web throughout Turkey, thereby limiting the spread of GMOs".

Infrastructure Awardto Yaxi(Gaochun) (P.R. China )

for the project "Slow transportation system" 

"for introducing electric vehicles integrated with pedestrian and cycle paths, reducing pollution, quality of life and new perspectives  for Cittaslow tourism"

Urban Life Quality Award to Chaudfontaine (Belgium )

for the project "Soft Network for daily life"

for the following reasons: "through a minimal intervention of networks and services is promoted integration between the various districts of the city"

Local Economy Award  to Midden-Delfland (The Netherlands )

for the project "Sustainable farmer"

“to have achieved an excellent balance between the agricultural economic activities, tourism and handicraft, respecting the local environment"

Active Community Award  to Olsztynek (Poland )

for the project "Youth City Council"

"for having encouraged political participation involving young people in local institutions"

Social Cohesion Award to Bra (Italy )

for the project "Community Welfare"

"for having created an innovative system to combat poverty and support to disadvantaged people with community involvement and empowerment of the beneficiaries"

Special Award “Cittaslow Best Idea”  to Novellara (Italy )

for the project "Chiocolato" 

as "contains elements of innovation cross through the recovery of memory and history, the creation of a brand and a production aimed at the development of the territory"