28 September 2022

“AFricroozE”: Eco- and Gender-Friendly Electric Bikes to Transform Mobility in Africa

Najjiba Katesi, Executive Director, First African Bicycle Organisation (FABIO) Namuleme Hadija, a beneficiary of the water e-bike in Uganda The story of Namuleme Hadija is not different from that of many women in Uganda’s rural areas. She is a mother …

28 September 2022

Mapping of Organisations and Initiatives Promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility in Latin America

Our partner, Asociación Sustentar, as part of its support to the EUROCLIMA+ programme, has released an extensive mapping of organisations and initiatives working on advancing sustainable urban mobility in Latin America. The mapping identifies and documents the initiatives, projects, platforms, …

Joining efforts to transform mobility through partnerships and collaborations
21 April 2022

Joining efforts to transform mobility through partnerships and collaborations

by Carolina Chantrill, Asociación Sustentar Asociación Sustentar started as a group of classmates and friends who shared political science as a major and were concerned about the climate change crisis. Ten years ago, pollution and climate change was merely in …

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport
1 November 2021

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport

In order to reach the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement and provide equitable access to transport and mobility for all, the urgent transformation of transport is necessary. This SLOCAT messaging framework articulates the 11 key transformations necessary to enable …

12 May 2021

Green growth, sustainable transportation and e-mobility in Africa

by Alexander Körner, Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme Photo by Beautiful News The continent is home to about 1.3 billion people, with the average age being just below 20 years. Compared to Europe or North America, per capita energy …