Request for Proposals: Technical assistance to help increase the ridership of Public Transport in Chiang Mai Municipality, Thailand

SLOCAT Partnership SLOCAT is the international multi-stakeholder partnership that enables collaborative knowledge and action for sustainable, low carbon transport and brings the voice of the movement into international climate change and sustainability processes. Today our Partnership includes over 90 actors across transport sectors associations, knowledge and academia, governments, multilateral organisations, NGOs, philanthropy and industry; as …

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (Asia) (Russian-speaking)

Description The SLOCAT Partnership Secretariat is seeking a Research Assistant who has a strong interest in gathering data and analysing global policies on transport, sustainable development, and climate change. The Research Assistant will contribute to desk research and data collection for a project tracking the progress of the transport sector in the Asia region. The …

COVID-19 and mobility – An updated analysis of regional impacts

It has been nearly eight months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. A second wave of COVID-19 infections is striking many regions, with over 42 million cases and 1.1 million deaths recorded as of 26 October 2020. SLOCAT’s preliminary analysis of COVID-19’s impact on mobility identified that  the strongest decreases in mobility were recorded for …

Job Vacancy: Research Assistant – Transport Economist (Asia)

Description  The SLOCAT Partnership Secretariat is expected to start a commissioned project to document the transport sector in Asia and is seeking a Research Assistant – Transport Economist who has a strong interest in analysing the economic impacts of policies on the transport sector. The Research Assistant – Transport Economist will have an understanding of …

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 …

The next generation of urban transportation champions need to put transport into context

Henrik Nolmark, Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Photo by Supriya S on Unsplash We know pretty well what needs to be done, right? Reduce private car driving, promote and improve public transport, infrastructure for walking and cycling, more environment-friendly deliveries, safer and more accessible streets, and so on. We have beautiful design ideas …

SDG Business Forum Breakout Session: Business Driving Zero-Emission Freight Transport

On 23 September, SLOCAT, the TDA, and WBCSD co-hosted a session on Business Driving Zero-Emission Freight Transport, as part of the UN SDG Business Forum. Panelists included Andrea Meza Murillo, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica; Sita Holtslag, Senior Advisor Sustainable Mobility, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Transport Decarbonisation Alliance); Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre, …

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) …