Transport and Voluntary National Reviews of SDGs Implementation
7 July 2022

Transport and Voluntary National Reviews of SDGs Implementation

The 2030 Agenda encourages member states to submit Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which has been convening annually since 2016 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The …

Actions to Reduce Emissions and Boost the Resilience of Freight Transport and Global Supply Chains
7 July 2022

Actions to Reduce Emissions and Boost the Resilience of Freight Transport and Global Supply Chains

Freight transport accounted for around 40% of global transport emissions in 2019 and freight emissions are projected to nearly triple between 2015 and 2050. In order to meet Paris Agreement targets and keep the rise in average global temperature below …

Six actions to enable walking, cycling and public transport for people and planet
1 July 2022

Six actions to enable walking, cycling and public transport for people and planet

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. At the Glasgow Climate Conference – COP26, Parties and non-Party stakeholders came …

SLOCAT Task Force on Transport Community Engagement in the UNFCCC
2 June 2022

SLOCAT Task Force on Transport Community Engagement in the UNFCCC

Throughout 2021, the SLOCAT Secretariat jointly with partners set up the SLOCAT Task Force on Transport Community Engagement in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Following strategy discussions and inputs with task force members, the Secretariat developed …

NDCs Hall of Fame by SLOCAT
30 May 2022

NDCs Hall of Fame by SLOCAT

The NDCs Hall of Fame by SLOCAT puts the spotlight on the major transport strengths and issues in the second generation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted so far by countries in the framework of the Paris Agreement on Climate …

Sustainable Transport Supporting COVID-19 Recovery Strategies in IsDB
29 May 2022

Sustainable Transport Supporting COVID-19 Recovery Strategies in IsDB

Virtual Session organized by Economic & Social Infrastructure and Resilience & Social Development Departments 30th May 2022 at 15:00 (Jeddah/Ankara)/14:00 (Cairo)/19:00 (Jakarta) Moderator: Mr. CHRIS DEKKI, Director, Global Advocacy and Engagement, SLOCAT Partnership Presentation by: Mr. KARL PEET, Senior Advisor, …

Knowledge Base on Health-Climate-Transport Objectives – User Guide
23 May 2022

Knowledge Base on Health-Climate-Transport Objectives – User Guide

In far too many instances, existing transport systems contribute to air pollution, road traffic injuries and deaths, physical inactivity, and socioeconomic exclusion. Reshaping mobility with a focus on health and equity will help to increase access to convenient, affordable transport …

Transport Systems that Protect Health and Climate-Aligning Efforts towards COP27 and Beyond (Presentation)
24 March 2022

Transport Systems that Protect Health and Climate-Aligning Efforts towards COP27 and Beyond (Presentation)

SLOCAT and the Health Climate Network organised the workshop, ‘Aligning Efforts to COP27 and Beyond’ to investigate ways to increase ambition in the updated Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies of the Paris Agreement. The discussion also helped define the …

7 December 2021

Taking Stock of COP26 Outcomes and Looking Ahead

by Maruxa Cardama, Secretary General, SLOCAT Partnership Photo from UNFCCC (2021) After some very busy months at the SLOCAT Secretariat, we have finally had a moment to reflect on the implications of the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26) outcomes …

Climate Strategies for Transport: An Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies
8 November 2021

Climate Strategies for Transport: An Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies

This report analyses trends in the transport decarbonisation ambition, targets and actions in the climate strategies submitted by countries in the framework of the Paris Agreement. Specifically, the analysis focuses on Long-Term Strategies (LTS) starting from 2016 and on Nationally …