Transport at GPDRR2022 in Bali, Indonesia

Transport at GPDRR2022 in Bali, Indonesia

The UN General Assembly recognises the Global Platform as a critical mechanism to review progress on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. At the Platform, governments, the UN system and all stakeholders get together to identify ways to further accelerate the …

Reimagining the Race to Zero in the Global South: Exploring the role of Informal Transport in Africa’s transition towards inclusive, sustainable and decarbonised transport

Informal transport (also commonly known as paratransit) dominates the urban mobility systems of the rapidly growing metropolitan regions of the Global South. In Africa, informal transport modes are known by many names depending on the country or region – boda bodas, motos, okadas, trotros, matatus, …

Sustainable transport in African cities: Challenges and opportunities through the 15-minute city planning approach

Sustainable transport in African cities: Challenges and opportunities through the 15-minute city planning approach

by Nikola Medimorec with inputs by Bianca Ryseck, Cabrel Tokam, Fatoumata Diallo, Richard Unuigboje and Robert Ambunda Achieving a safe, efficient, low carbon, and affordable mobility and transport system can be enabled through more efficient planning concepts that prioritise proximity and land-use planning guidance. An …