Posts Tagged: Mobility

Transport Day Marrakech

PROGRAM TRANSPORT DAY – MARRAKECH CLIMATE CONFERENCE

Sunday 13th November: 08.30 – 20.00

Venue: The Es Saadi Gardens and Resort which is centrally located in Marrakech, 2km from the venue of COP22 (see map)

Objectives of the Transport Day Marrakesh  

Walk21 Hong Kong

Walk21 Hong Kong, the first Walk21 international conference in Asia and the 17th in the series, will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 3 – 7 October 2016. The motto of this conference is “Walking puts people first”.

17th IUAPPA World Clean Air Congress and 9th CAA Better Air Quality Conference

The 17th IUAPPA World Clean Air Congress and 9th CAA Better Air Quality Conference is a 5-day event with plenary sessions, breakout sessions, roundtables, posters, exhibition, and social events. Parallel events such as the Sixth Governmental Meeting on Urban Air Quality in Asia are being planned by the UNEP and Clean Air Asia which brings representatives from ministries of environment across Asia to discuss the implementation of the Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Asian cities.

German Habitat Forum with Transport Focus (Berlin)

Sustainable urban solutions will play a key role with a view to achieving both the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and international climate change targets over the next decades. The German Habitat Forum will provide a platform for discussion on how to design sustainable solutions for cities in the future, and will look at the key aspects of ‘mobility’ and ‘urban infrastructure’.

International Transport Forum Summit 2016: Green and Inclusive Transport

International Transport Forum (ITF)’s 2016 Summit on Green and Inclusive Transport will explore the importance of low-carbon transport as an essential element in the transition to a green growth economy as well as the changes needed to make transport more inclusive and provide access for everyone to jobs, public services, and other opportunities. The 2016 Summit in Leipzig, Germany will offer a rich programme of inspiring keynote addresses, interactive sessions, and discussions around these questions:

SLoCaT Partnership Urges Drafters of New Urban Agenda to Embrace Role of Sustainable Transport in Developing New Urban Agenda

Urban transport systems across the world are already under significant pressure, without a transformation in policy, and step change in effort, they will not be able to cope with the anticipated urban growth. If urban transport fails – urban development will not be sustainable. Lack of access to goods, services and opportunities is often the root cause of urban inequalities.