6 December 2023 | 17:45 – 19:15 | Al Waha Theater, Blue Zone I Programme
Organised by: COP28 Presidency
Delivery Partners: Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), International Transport Forum, SLOCAT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport, UN High-Level Climate Champions Team
A just transition to equitable, healthy, green, and resilient transport and mobility systems is central to socio-economic prosperity for people and the planet. To achieve this, systemic transformations in transport and mobility – linked to wider socio-economic transformations – are needed. The world experienced significant challenges and major crises in recent years, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic; this was followed by global economic downturn, further disruption of supply chains and the ongoing energy crisis. These wide-ranging crises have put the already-elusive progress made in the transport sector towards the Paris Agreement at increased risk. In a world of interconnected challenges, the opportunity lies in finding solutions for systemic transformation that cut across transport, sustainability and climate action. Integrated, inter-modal multi-dimensional solutions across passenger and freight transport remains critical to deliver on such cross-cutting solutions.
The event aims to: