Posts Tagged: sustainable development goals

HLPF 2018 Blog: "Urban Mobility at a Crossroads" by Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport

Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has released a blog to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018 to show that the active collaboration of both the private sector and civil society, including the public transport sector, alongside governments and administration, needs to be encouraged to create more resilient and sustainable societies through the Sustainable Develo

SDG2 High-Level Roundtable 4 – Rural Transformation: Climate Resilient and Low Emission Food Systems

Achieving “Zero Hunger” requires the transformation of the rural economy and strengthening of urban-rural connections. The High-Level Roundtable, “Rural Transformation: Climate Resilient and Low Emission Food Systems,” will discuss how rural transport and climate-smart food systems can be part of this transformation, and identify the key policy and investment needs to achieve SDG2, and the implementation of countries NDCs in two areas:

The development of climate-resilient and low-emission food systems that foster food security and nutrition and leaves no-one behind.

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.