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Transport Events at Rio+20

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Outreach Meetings prior to Rio+20

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12 June 2012 (18:00-21:00)
Mobilidade+ TALKS
Where: Praça Tiradentes
Organizers: ITDP, Studio X, UN-HABITAT, Transporte Ativo, C40
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13 June 2012 (09:00 - 16:00)
Niterói Seminar on Sustainable Urban Development
Where: Niterói
Organizers: City of Niterói, ITDP, GIZ/iFluxo
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13 June 2012 (17:30 - 19:00)
Expanding the Use of Electric Mobility: Options for Sustainable Urban Transport
Where: Rio Centro Room: T-10
Organizer: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
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14 June 2012 (13:30 - 15:00)
Financing Sustainable Transport to Support Sustainable Development
Where: Rio Centro Room: P3-F
Organizer: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy , International Union of Railways, World Resource Institute/EMBARQ, Bridging the Gap Partnership, German International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH
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14-15 June, 2012 (01:00 - 19:00)
Transport, Energy and Urban Development, Mega-cities 2012
Where: Pavilhão do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Parque dos Atletas
Organizers: State of Rio de Janeiro, German Brazilian Chamber of Commerce Rio de Janeiro
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15 June 2012 (13:30 - 15:00)
Sustainable Transport in the Cities of the Future 
Where: Rio Centro T-5 conference room  
Organizers: UIC with UITP, EMBARQ, ITPS and UNIFE      
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16 June 2012 (13:30 - 15:00)
Sustainable Transport contribution to Rio+20 and its Implementation
Where: Rio Centro T-3 conference room  
Organizers: UITP and SLoCaT with ITDP, ADB, IDB, UNCRD, and UN-DESA      
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16 June 2012 (14:30 - 16:45)
"Sustainable Transport - A European Perspective"
Where: EU Pavilion in the Athletes Park
Organizers: European Commission    
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17 June 2012 (09:30)
Fun bicycle ride from Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói (MAC) to Museum of Modern Art of Rio (MAM)
Where: Niterói, RJ
Organizers: City of Niterói, Passeio Completo/Cycle Chic, ITDP
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17 June 2012 (11:30 - 14:00)
"Implementing Voluntary Commitments on Sustainable Transport"
Where: EU Pavilion in the Athletes Park
Organizers: European Commission (EC) and the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)   
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17 June 2012 (17:30 - 18:45)
The Sustainable and Just City
Where: Forte de Copacabana
Organizers: Ford Foundation
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18 June 2012 (09:00-17:30)
Global Forum on Electric Mobility - Greening Transport for Sustainable Development
Where: Espaço Cultural Eletrobras Furnas, Rua Real Grandeza 219, Botafago - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Organizers: Eletrobras Furnas, ABVE,UFRJ, GFHS, UNOP, UN DESA and FSC
More Details: English, Portugese
Registration: erika.mendel@creacteve.com.br

18 June 2012 (11:30 - 13:00)
The Sustainable and Just City
Where: Rio Centro, Plenary Room T-2
Organizers: Ford Foundation
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18 June (15:00 - 16:30)
Biofuels for Avaiation
Where: Forte de Copacabana
Organizers: IDB, Boeing, Embraer
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18 June 2012 (15:30 - 17:00)
Phasing-out fossil fuel subsides: what is at stake and why now?
Where: Rio Centro, Room: T-6
Organizer: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
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18 June 2012 (16:00 - 18:00)
Assessing Sustainable Transport in the context of Green Economy
Where: Rio Centro , Room T-7 
Organizers: SLoCAT with ADB, ITDP, EMBARQ, DCE and UN-Habitat     
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18 June 2012 (17:30-21:00)
GreenMobility and Sustainable Human Settlements
Where: Espaço Cultural Eletrobras Furnas, Rua Real Grandeza 219, Botafago - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Organizers: Eletrobras Furnas, ABVE,UFRJ, GFHS, UNOP, UN DESA and FSC
More Details: English, Portugese
Registration:erika.mendel@creacteve.com.br

19 June 2012 (09:30 – 14:00)
Sustainable Development through Sustainable Transport
Where: FETRANSPOR
Organizers: UIC, UITP, UNIFE
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19 June 2012 (10:15 – 12:00)
Building a Sustainable Total Transport System for Rio+40
Where: Windsor Bara Hotel
Organizer: Air Transport Action Group and Business Agenda for Sustainable Development

19 June 2012 (11:00-12:30)
Motor Cycle Safety at Rio+20
Where: Room UN5 (Barra Arena)
Organizer: Ecuadorian Motorcyclists Association, World Bank, PAHO
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19 June 2012 (17:30 - 19:00)
Sustainable aviation for generations to come
Where: Rio Centro, Room: T-4
Organizer: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
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19 June 2012 (18:00-21:00)
Mobilidade+ TALKS
Where: Praça Tiradentes
Organizers: ITDP, Studio X, UN-HABITAT, Transporte Ativo, C40
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20 June 2012 (09:30 - 12:00)
Sustainable urban transport saves lives
Where: Fetranspor hall – Rio (Auditório da RioOnibus)
Organizer: EMBARQ/WRI
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20 June 2012 (11:00 - 12:30)
Biofuels for Sustainable Development
Where: Room: T-10
Organizer: PETROBRAS

20 June 2012 (13:00 - 14:30)
Sustainable Maritime Development - The Contribution of Maritime Transport
Where: Rio Centro, Room: T-5
Organizer: International Maritime Organization (IMO)
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20 June 2012 (18:30 - 19:30)
Local Mobility and Sustainable Transport
Where: Windsor Barra Hotel  
Organizer: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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21 June 2012 (10:00 – 12:00)
Closing ceremony Mobilidade+
Where: People´s Summit (Aterro do Flamengo), Ford Foundation Tent
Organizers: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)
More Details: To follow

21 June 2012 (15:00 - 16:30)
Breaking Down Political Barriers to Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform
Where:  Rio Centro Room: T-5
Organizer: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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21 June 2012 (15:00 - 15:50)
Cycling to a greener future; the significance of cycling provisions in Rio for acces to jobs and CO2 emission reduction
Where: UNEP Pavilion Rio congress centre – opposite Riocentro Convention center
Organizer: Netherlands Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment
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22 June 2012 (11:00 – 14:45)
Sustainable Development through Sustainable Transport
Where: Rio - HSBC Arena, Espaço Arena da Barra, Auditório ARN-2
Organizers: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

Outreach Meetings prior to Rio+20

  • SLoCaT organized a session on its Rio+20 initiative on Sustainable Mobility at the 2012 Transforming Transportation in Washington DC on 25 January. Click here for a copy of the presentation. See for details http://www.slocat.net/event/602
  • UIC hosted an outreach meeting on the SLoCaT Rio+20 Sustainable Mobility Meeting on February 8, 13.00-17.00 pm. See for details http://www.slocat.net/event/603
  • The Carnegie Endowment for international Peace will host an outreach meeting: "Sustainable Mobility on the Road to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development" in Washington DC on 15th March, 9.00 am - 10.30 am. For more details see http://www.slocat.net/event/620
  • Ford Foundation hosted an outreach meeting in New York City for Permanent Missions to the UN and selected UN Agencies on March 16, 2012. See for details http://www.slocat.net/event/622
  • Sustainable Transport and Mobility: Essential Building Blocks for Global Sustainable Development on March 26, 1.15-2.45 New York. Side Event for 3rd Intersessional Meeting for Rio+20, March 26-27, 2012. See for details http://www.slocat.net/event/623
  • Sustainable Mobility on the Road to Rio+20: Priorities and Actions across Major Groups, on April 25, 1.15-2.45 New York. Side Event for 2nd. round of informal negotiations for Rio+20, April 23 - May 4, 2012. See for details : http://www.slocat.net/event/633
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