Transport and Voluntary National Reviews

Transport and Voluntary National Reviews

Transport and Voluntary National Reviews In 2020, unprecedented challenges emerged which are causing significant setbacks to the achievement of the SDGs in the transport sector. The COVID-19 pandemic is sending a shock wave through societies worldwide and is permanently changing livelihoods as we know it. At the same time, the pandemic has pushed us to …

Transport, climate action, and sustainable development in Islamic Development Bank member countries

The infographic summarises the major findings of the two reports “Low-Carbon Transport for Development” and  “Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development“. It shows the identified policy recommendations and actions valuable for member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB). The IsDB supports projects in 57 member countries spanning Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Sustainable …

Multilevel Governance on non-motorised transport in Nairobi

Multilevel Governance on non-motorised transport in Nairobi

This infographic was produced by Edna Odhiambo, a participant of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport in 2019. Active mobility accounts for almost half of all daily trips in Nairobi making it the most commonly used means not to mention a low-carbon option that should be encouraged. Active mobility users contend with lack of safety as …

Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Synergies Across NDCs and VNRs in IsDB Member Countries

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 the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provide a useful framework to help scale up sustainable transport measures. However, further alignment between these global processes is required to …

Transport Emissions in the Arab Region

Transport Emissions in the Arab Region

This report was produced by Zahira Abounoas, a participant of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport in 2019. An electronic survey was designed be shared with the Focal points of 4 ministries (transport, planning, environment, and energy) through UN-ESCWA. Coverage: 18 Arab countries members of UN ESCWA. This report has been produced by the author …

Gender, Mobility and Transport

Gender, Mobility and Transport

This report was produced by Xiomara Acevedo Navarro, a participant of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport in 2019. Transport is contributing to the urbanization in cities and rural territories but also has became a source of urban pollution and GHG emissions. Black carbon is considered the second polluter of the atmosphere behind the carbon …

Sustainable transport for human development, human transport for sustainable development

Sustainable transport for human development, human transport for sustainable development

This report was produced by Thomas van Laake, a participant of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport in 2019. This article puts forward the argument that a clearer assessment of the respective benefits and downsides of active transport and motorisation is central to achieving sustainable and inclusive development. With the global policy framework currently failing …