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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The New Climate Economy has officially launched a case study, India: Pathway to Sustaining Rapid Development in a New Climate Economy (Conference Draft).
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).
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.
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.