Slow City Children Have a Word to Say


The representatives and children of Turkey’s Cittaslow cities gathered together for the “Cittaslow Children Workshop” in Seferihisar between 5-6 May 2018.

The Cittaslow Children Workshop had two main themes, “Children and the City” and  “Being Children in a Slow City” and hosted by Seferihisar Children Municipality. The representatives and children from Turkey’s Slow Cities, Yenipazar, Şavşat, Mudurnu, Eğirdir, Taraklı, Kıbrıs Mehmetçik and Yeniboğaziçi joined the workshop.

During his opening speech Seferihisar Mayor Tunç Soyer emphasized the importance of children’s opinions. Soyer said: “We consider children as individuals and adolescents of the future. We will listen to them today, since they have words to say about the cities they live in.”