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  • posted on April 2, 2014
    Following the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), the global community is discussing a new global agenda on sustainable development. The Rio+20 outcome document "The Future We Want", as well as the Report of the Secretary General's High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda state that the need to eradicate poverty needs to underpin the post-2015 global development agenda.
  • posted on April 2, 2014
    CONNECT Karo 2014 Conference Looks at the Future for India’s Urban Transport Government, transportation and planning leaders focused on finding practical ways to improve quality of life in India’s cities by improving mobility and accessibility in the second edition of CONNECTKaro, EMBARQ India’s annual conf
  • posted on April 1, 2014
    This report summarizes the findings of a long and meticulous journey of data gathering and analysis to quantify the health losses from road deaths and injuries worldwide, as part of the path-finding Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study.
  • posted on March 25, 2014
    Nordic Development Fund (NDF) has recently approved two new transport adaptation projects that will develop adaptive capacity and integration of climate change aspects into planning and design of road transport infrastructure. In Mozambique, NDF, together with the African Development Bank (AfDB), will support the National Road Administration, and other key stakeholders, with capacity-building and additional tools to manage climate impact threats to road development.
  • posted on March 25, 2014
    The Warsaw Statement on Low Carbon Transport and Sustainable Development endorsed at Transport Day 2013, alongside the nineteenth Conference of the Parties (COP-19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), emphasises the use of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for developing countries in the transport sector.
  • posted on February 22, 2014
    As part of the development of a new global sustainable development agenda, the co-chairs of an UN Open Working Group (OWG) published on 21 February an initial list of 19 Focus Areas that will be discussed by the OWG in 5 negotiating sessions up to the summer before the OWG will report to the UN General Assembly in September of 2014.  Transport is not a focus area in its own right but is mentioned in several of the Focus Areas.
  • posted on February 5, 2014
    The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) welcomes the first Progress Report (2012–2013) of the MDB Working Group on Sustainable Transport on their joint Commitment to Sustainable Transport made at the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro.
  • posted on February 4, 2014
    SLoCaT members at the  2014 Annual Meeting  agreed unanimously that the time has come to formalize the status of the organization SLoCaT  was initially set up as a time limited partnership, which was to dissolve in December 2012 unle
  • posted on February 4, 2014
    Human society has a lot riding on the transport sector. Safe, efficient, and sustainable transport not only has the potential to enhance or degrade the public spaces, health, and economic dynamism of where the majority of humanity lives – in cities – it also has a significant impact on our planet.
  • posted on January 22, 2014
    First meeting of Corporate Partnership Board set roadmap for corporate sector knowledge sharing with policy makers. On 20 January, the International Transport Forum at the OECD opened a new chapter in its long-standing co-operation with the corporate world.
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