“Sustainable Transport matters when it comes to improving people’s lives”. This together with: “The transport sector is taking important action to address the two key global policy processes of 2015: sustainable development and climate change” are major findings of the 2015 SLoCaT Transport Commitments Report.
The United Nations summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015, which is the target date for realizing the SDGs, in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.
Shanghai-March 24, 2015
The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport is posting the following interim assessment of the zero draft of the Addis Ababa Accord, with a more formal response to follow after further consultation with SLoCaT Partnership members.
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.