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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27 May 2015

UN Secretary-General urges transport ministers to act on climate change

Leipzig- May 27, 2015

Ban Ki-moon: “It is time to reshape the world’s transport systems” 

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the world’s transport ministers to accelerate efforts to combat climate change and “find new green solutions”.

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19 November 2014

New UN group seeks solutions for harnessing rising investments in transport while reducing harmful pollutants for sustainable future

(UN Press Release- New York, Nov 18, 2014) With trillions of dollars expected to be invested in transport infrastructure and air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions rising, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tasked his High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport with finding 

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12 August 2014

UN Secretary-General Appoints Membership of High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the membership of a High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport to provide recommendations on sustainable transport actionable at global, national, local and sector levels.

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21 April 2014

UN road safety debate hears call for post-2015 action

Global action to combat a growing worldwide epidemic road deaths and injuries must become part of the UN’s new priorities for global development, the UN General Assembly was told on 10 April as it passed a new Resolution to address the crisis.

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