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Transport Day 2014

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December 7, 2014, 8:30am-7:00pm

Sheraton Hotel Lima, Lima, Peru

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TRANSPORT TACKLES CLIMATE CHANGE @ COP 20

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Following up the success of Transport Day 2013 in Warsaw, Poland; the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport and Bridging the Gap Initiative will also organize a Transport Day in 2014 on Sunday December 7th, in the context of COP 20 in Lima, Peru.  The venue for Transport Day 2014 is the Sheraton Lima Hotel in Lima, Peru.  In its third year, the slogan of Transport Day is "Transport Tackles Climate Change @ COP 20".  The full day event will bring international experts on transport and climate change to discuss the contribution sustainable, low carbon transport can make to climate change discussions.

For more information about the objectives of Transport Day 2014, please see Transport Day 2014 Concept Note

Program Outline

The program of Transport Day 2014 will be a combination of plenaries with breakout sessions.  The morning plenary will focus on how transport can tackle climate change through the global bodies and process like UNFCCC negotiations, IPCC reports and Sustainable Development Goals.  The plenary will be followed by the four breakout sessions on;

  1. Mitigation Potential of Transport – linked to the ongoing discussions on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs);
  2. NAMAs and MRV – how to ensure that transport sector does not lose ground in the development and implementation of NAMAs;
  3. Financing – linked to discussions on Green Climate Fund and other Climate Finance modalities;
  4. Adaptation – linked to discussions on acceleration of climate change adaptation;
In the afternoon the program will focus on how the transport commitments at the Secretary General's Climate Summit can be linked with the UNFCCC negotiation process. The plenary discussion will be followed by a keynote address from an internationally recognized climate change expert. In the closing session, the participants will discuss how we can take the negotiations in Lima to a next level at the COP 21 in Paris in 2015. Transport Day 2014 will conclude with a cocktail reception.

Registration for Transport Day 2014

Registration for Transport Day 2014 is now open.  To register for the whole day event, please click here.

If you would like to contribute to Transport Day 2014 please e-mail Talya Enriquez Romano talya.enriquezromano@ slocatpartnership.org and Heather Allen hallen@trl.co.uk 

Transport and Climate Change Reports @ COP 20

The 20th Conference of the Parties (COP 20) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will take place in Lima, Peru from 1st to 12th of December 2014. The SLoCaT Partnership will highlight transport and climate change themed publications launched by SLoCaT members and others before and during COP 20. Please click here to see the reports.

Sustainable Transport Focused Side Events

During the COP, there will be several side events on a range of topics on climate change.  For a list of sustainable transport focused side events at COP 20, please click here. 

If would like to learn about the transport situation in Lima, please read this article and watch this video. 

Media for Transport Day 2014

SLoCaT Partnership and Bridging the Gap Initiative welcomes Media Partners for Transport Day 2014. For more information, please visit the Media Corner for Transport Day 2014

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