Check out our refreshed COP26 Information Package in which you can get latest updates on the overall UNFCCC process, SLOCAT's work programme on UNFCCC engagement, conference logistics, our planned activities at COP26, and other updates on the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action, Regional Climate Weeks and relevant events.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has begun its public consultation for its Transport Lending Policy (due 29 October 2021). This offers a great opportunity to boost the visibility of transport as a key sector in climate financing. EIB’s policy also serves as guidance for other international and regional financing agencies.
Contact Mark Major if you are interested in joining SLOCAT’s submission.
SLOCAT co-organised a side event at the UN High Level Political Forum 2021 with partners from the Health Climate Network (World Health Organization and Wellcome Trust) to explore cross-sectoral, win-win actions for health and climate change.
SLOCAT also supported the Health Climate Network to explore how current transport and health systems are contributing to the climate crisis and impacting peoples’ health, and how they can be part of the solution.
Check out the updated SLOCAT E-mobility Overview, which now covers the targets and trends of 81 countries, 100 cities/regions, 148 companies and 30 automobile companies.
The SLOCAT Secretariat has submitted input to the Drive Electric Campaign in expanding its focus on 2- and 3-wheelers issues and is coordinating with partners to organise a launch event for the Two- and Three-Wheelers Policy Platform at COP26.
SLOCAT is also working with the High-Level Climate Champion’s team to develop a playbook on urban e-mobility in the Global South.
SLOCAT is working with ICF to produce a guidance document which aims to support national entities in developing a sectoral Long-Term Strategy and evaluating greenhouse gas and sustainability benefits of transport solutions.
SLOCAT co-organised three official thematic sessions with the UN Environment Programme, NDC Transport Initiative for Asia, Asia LEDS Partnership and others, which featured many SLOCAT partners and their works. We also co-organised a side event on small island states with Asia LEDS Partnership.
Liza Castillo, SLOCAT Senior Advisor, shared insights on the energy transition for sustainable mobility at an event organised by the Energy Commission of the National Council of Science and Technology of Guatemala, supported by the Transport Working Group of LEDS-LAC and coordinated by Sustentar.
Maruxa Cardama, SLOCAT Secretary General, spoke at the Green Transportation Routable on Future Mobility at the Vienna Energy Forum.
Thank you for all the opportunities!
Africa Climate Week 2021 I 26-29 September
SLOCAT is co-organising three official thematic sessions with the UN Environment Programme and partners. As the Co-Focal point of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action, SLOCAT is also assigned to lead the Implementation Lab in collaboration with the High-Level Climate Champions team and the Transport Thematic Group.
Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference I 14-16 October
A letter was submitted on behalf of the SLOCAT Partnership to the Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs. proposing concrete and action oriented mandates to to enable a practical, lasting impact of the Conference’s legacy.
Workshop on Transport Decarbonisation Innovative Technologies
As the Co-Lead for World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS) Special Interest Group (SIG) F2 on Transport, Climate Change and Clean Air, SLOCAT is co-organsing a virtual workshop with the International Transport Forum and Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt. It will explore the best practice and latest research findings on emerging trends and technologies.
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