The City of Vienna will be hosting the Walk21 conference from 20 to 23 October 2015. The conference uses the motto “stepping ahead” to promote activities and innovations towards the future of more resilient cities and healthy living environments.
The recently released 2014 Joint report on Multilateral Development Banks' Climate Finance indicates that multilateral development banks (MDBs), including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment
27 Experts on Transport and Sustainable Development from 9 different countries in the Asia-Pacific region took part on June 4 -5, 2015 in the “Hong Kong Round Table on Private Sector Financing for Sustainable Transport”.
The Overseas development institute (ODI) has released their annual report, Climate finance for cities: How Can International Climate Funds Support Low Carbon Resilient Urban Development. Succintly, the report concludes that transport is a key factor in urban development and has been the focus of climate financing from institutions since 2010.
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”.