1st Bangladesh Planning Research Conference (BPRC) 2016

Theme: Planning and Development in Developing Country Perspectives

Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP) of Jahangirnagar University is going to organize its first international conference “Bangladesh Planning Research Conference (BPRC)” on 5-6 February 2016 at Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka,Bangladesh. The aim of this conference is to exchange research and experiences in all aspect of planning among the leading academics, researchers and practitioners. 

UNFCCC Report Highlights Key Role of Sustainable Transport in Climate Actions

This summary, shows how the strong deployment of policies within renewable energy, energy efficiency, transport, land use, carbon capture, use and storage and non-CO2 gases dramatically reduces greenhouse gas emissions at the same time as advancing goals in no less than 15 other areas, including citizens’ quality of life, health and work, lower government spending and higher tax revenues, better energy security and delivery and improved private sector profits”.

SLoCaT Partnership is tracking UNFCCC Negotiations from a Transport Perspective

The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), along with the Bridging the Gap (BtG) Initiative are providing for the first time regular updates on how the COP 20 discussions are affecting land transport. In tracking the negotiations, the organizations will pay specific attention to:

(a) Pre-2020 Mitigation Ambition;

(b) Intended Nationally Determined Contributions;

(c) NAMAs;