Key Elements SLoCaT Results Framework on Sustainable Transport Reflected in OWG co-Chairs' Proposals on post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

As part of the development of a new global sustainable development agenda, the co-chairs of an UN Open Working Group (OWG) published on 21 February an initial list of 19 Focus Areas that will be discussed by the OWG in 5 negotiating sessions up to the summer before the OWG will report to the UN General Assembly in September of 2014.  Transport is not a focus area in its own right but is mentioned in several of the Focus Areas.

Making Sustainable Development Real for All with Universal Access to Safe, Clean, Affordable Transport

One billion people in the world live with disability.  On 19-20 July, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) organized the “DESA Forum:  Dialogue on the post-2015 Development Framework and Disability” at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Forum brought together a wide range of stakeholders to discuss a way forward for inclusion of disability in the development agenda and frameworks.

Rio+20 Voluntary Commitments to Create Universal Access to Safe, Clean and Affordable Transport on Track

BERLIN, GERMANY (20 June, 2013)—The implementation of the Voluntary Commitments on Sustainable Transport launched at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, one year ago today, is well on track concluded the report “Creating Universal Access to Safe, Clean and Affordable Transport”, presented today at the Berlin High Level Dialogue on Implementing Rio+20 Decisions on Sustainable Cities and Transport.

HLP Panel Report on Post 2015 Development Agenda Fails to Provide Transformative Guidance for Sustainable Transport

Initial review on how sustainable transport is integrated in: A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development 

The overarching vision of the outcome document of the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons (HLP) on the post-2015 development framework reads: “Our vision and our responsibility are to end extreme poverty

Safe Roads for All: a post-2015 agenda for health and development

St. Petersburg, Russia- 7 May 2013

The Commission for Global Road Safety marked the start of United Nations Global Road Safety Week by launching the Make Roads Safe Report at the High Level Policy Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia.  The Russian Federation has been playing a leading role in advancing global action on road safety and was instrumental in the adoption of United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.