Transport Day 2013 took place on 17 November 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, alongside the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The event which brought together more than 200 experts, civil society representatives, multilateral development banks and international organizations was co-organized by the Bridging the Gap initiative (BtG) and the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), with a focus on rethinking transport and climate change. The event kicked off with a message from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
– Virtual Press Room
A virtual press room has been set for Transport Day 2013, http://globaltransportation.wordpress.com/ which will be online on Wednesday, 20 November 2013.
– Media Advisory
The Warsaw Statement on Low Carbon Transport and Sustainable Development will be delivered formally to Executive Secretary UNFCCC Christiana Figueres at 10am Wednesday morning, 20 November 2013.
Please click here to download the Media Advisory
– Press Release is available for download in English and Spanish;
Sustainable Transport on course while Warsaw Wobbles by Heather Allen, Cornie Huizenga, Kathy Millard and Shafiq Rahman.
Photos from the Transport Day 2013 Event is available at http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop19/td/17nov.html
– Transport Day 2013 Video