12 December 2017

High-Level Stakeholders from Agriculture and Transport Sectors Discussed Actions for Rural Transformation and Food Security at COP23

A High-Level Roundtable on “Rural Transformation: Climate Resilient and Low Emission Food Systems” was held on November 14, 2017 in Bonn, Germany during COP23.

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19 July 2017

2017 High Level Political Forum: Limited Focus on the Contribution of Transport toward Realizing the SDGs

Sustainable transport services and infrastructure are essential to achieving most, if not all, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Although sustainable transport is not represented by a standalone SDG in the 2030 Agenda, it is mainstreamed in a direct or indirect manner into several SDGs, especially those related to poverty alleviation; food security; access to health services, clean water, education, and employment; gender equality; energy; infrastructure; cities and human settlements; and climate change.

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17 April 2017

SLoCaT Analysis: Voluntary National Reviews Offer Opportunities for Ambitious Action for Sustainable Transport

On 1 January 2016, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders in September 2015, officially came into force. The 2030 Agenda is a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets stimulating actions to shift global development onto a more sustainable and resilient path.

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16 May 2016

Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda while Encouraging, Leaves Room for Improvement on Transport

Shanghai, May 16th 2016

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) conducted an analysis on the Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda (NUA)- the expected outcome document of the Habitat III Conference- from the perspective of sustainable transport. 

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12 January 2016

United Nations General Assembly Adopts a Resolution on Promoting Multimodal Transit Corridors

On December 22nd 2015, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a new Resolution entitled “Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting multimodal transit corridors”.  The resolution was initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan and co-sponsored by 85 United Nations (UN) member states.

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9 July 2015

Comments Requested: Discussion Paper on Financing Rural Transport Services in Developing Countries

The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) is seeking comments on the draft discussion paper: Financing Rural Transport Services in Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities. The discussion paper is developed with support of the UK Aid-funded African and Asian Community Access Programmes (AFCAP-ASCAP).

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7 July 2015

CODATU Initiative Supports Cities to Plan Sustainable Urban Mobility to Fight Climate Change

During the World Summit Climate and Territories (Lyon, France, 1-2 July), CODATU presents the initiative MobiliseYourCity that aims at strengthening urban mobility planning in developing countries to reduce urban transport greenhouse gas emissions.

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24 March 2015

SLoCaT Partnership presents draft comments on Zero Draft of Addis Ababa Accord for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

Shanghai-March 24, 2015 

The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport is posting the following interim assessment of the zero draft of the Addis Ababa Accord, with a more formal response to follow after further consultation with SLoCaT Partnership members.

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