Difference between revisions of "The La Paz Zebras: Citizen culture project"
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|ItemValue=he freedom of the street has been stolen from the young and the poor by the increasing domination of the motor car. This is made worse by an attitude that the pedestrian and the cyclist are subservient to the motorized transport. The La Paz Zebra Project deals with this challenge with great humor and understanding. The Jury was particularly impressed by this innovative approach to changing citizen behavior while hugely benefiting youth at risk by giving them a real purpose. This has encouraged many of them to either pursue their education or work. This simple project is already being replicated across Bolivia and could be replicated anywhere in the world.   
 
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In fact, the newer versions of zebras are also creating awareness and inspiring new citizen commitment and participation in many other highly relevant urban issues, such as eco-efficiency in terms of solid residuals and the usage of water and energy, and resilience and adaptation against climate change and several natural risks faced in the region, just to name the most relevant and urgent.
 
In fact, the newer versions of zebras are also creating awareness and inspiring new citizen commitment and participation in many other highly relevant urban issues, such as eco-efficiency in terms of solid residuals and the usage of water and energy, and resilience and adaptation against climate change and several natural risks faced in the region, just to name the most relevant and urgent.
 
In sum, the Zebras Project is a Citizen Culture Project of the City of La Paz which improves the quality of life of its citizens and aims to decisively contribute to their happiness and welfare on a sustainable basis, since it is fundamentally based on human behavior.
 
In sum, the Zebras Project is a Citizen Culture Project of the City of La Paz which improves the quality of life of its citizens and aims to decisively contribute to their happiness and welfare on a sustainable basis, since it is fundamentally based on human behavior.
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