Infographic on transport, climate change and sustainable development in IsDB member countries

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the SLOCAT Secretariat produced an infographic on sustainable, low carbon transport in IsDB member countries. The infographic summarises the major findings of the two reports “Low-Carbon Transport for Development” and  “Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development“. Please access the infographic on sustainable transport in IsDB member countries here. Supported …

Webinar on Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Synergies across NDCs and VNRs in IsDB Member Countries

Webinar on Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Synergies across NDCs and VNRs in IsDB Member Countries

The transport sector has a critical role to play in achieving climate change mitigation targets and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and further alignment is needed between the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to realise the full potential of sustainable low-carbon transport in achieving these goals. The Islamic Development …

Virtual Kick-off Event: NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia – India Component

Virtual Kick-off Event: NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia – India Component

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the online kick-off event of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) – Transport Initiative for Asia (TIA) – India Component. In India, the NDC-TIA programme is being implemented by NITI Aayog in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) …

Call for Applications for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport 2020

Call for Applications for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport 2020

The SLOCAT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) are accepting applications for the 2020 edition  of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme. The programme seeks to build bridges between the transport community and young people to explore new perspectives by creating an interface between knowledge and …

Global Sustainable Transport Events in 2020

Global Sustainable Transport Events in 2020

The following overview indicates the sustainable transport events for 2020, their original location and original date. In the last column you can see any updates or changes due to COVID-19  based on official information from the event organisers. Future Mobility Summit Berlin, Germany Tagesspiegel (German newspaper) 23-24 March Postponed to 7-8 September, 2020 UN Expert ...

COVID-19 and Sustainable Transport

COVID-19 and Sustainable Transport

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent a shock wave through our society, and is permanently changing the world as we know it. Our global economy has been severely disrupted, from supply chains and markets, to workers and trade, laying bare the weaknesses in our overall preparedness for disasters and global crises. We, as the sustainable, low ...

Apply for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency

Apply for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency

The Schipper family and the World Resources Institute are accepting applications for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020 (UPDATED, EXTENDED DEADLINE!). Apply now here. The Scholarship The “Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency” targets supporting the momentum …

Transport, Gender and Climate Action

Transport, Gender and Climate Action

By Seema Singh Last December, I had the opportunity to attend the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 (25th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)) with the SLOCAT Partnership delegation, through its programme for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport (YLST). Launched jointly by SLOCAT and ...