Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport

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Transport, Sustainable Development and Climate Change

SLoCaT promotes the integration on sustainable transport in global policies on sustainable development and climate change.

SLoCaT Partnership

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)  is a multi-stakeholder partnership of over 80 organizations (representing UN organizations, Multilateral and Bilateral development organizations, NGOs and Foundations, Academe and the Business Sector) 

The SLoCaT Partnership on Sustainable Transport (SLoCaT)  is a multi-stakeholder partnership of over 80 organizations (representing UN organizations, Multilateral and Bilateral development organizations, NGOs and Foundations, Academe and the Business Sector).

SLoCaT is a Type II Partnership under the United Nations, hosted by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA). This means that it is a non-legal and non-binding partnership.

Scope and Objectives

The thematic scope of the Partnership is on land transport in developing countries and includes freight and passenger transport. Both motorized and non-motorized transport is included. The geographical scope of the Partnership is developing countries. The Partnership will initially focus on Asia, Latin America and Africa.

The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carbon transport. The partnership has four specific objectives:

  • The integration of sustainable, low carbon transport in climate negotiations, as well as national and local climate policies and programs,
  • The integration of climate considerations in regional, national and local transport policies,
  • Mainstream Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport in strategies and operations of international development organizations,
  • Contribute to sustainable development and the millennium development goals especially providing access to or for goods and services by lower income groups.

How to become a member

Membership of SLoCaT is on an organizational  basis. Interested individuals may subscribe to the SLoCaT newsletter to receive SLoCaT updates.
Please send an email to Cornie Huizenga: cornie.huizenga [at] slocatpartnership.org.

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