Capacity Development Seminar on Energy for safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all
16-17 October 2017
The objectives of the Seminar were to build capacities on best practices and successful implementation of sustainable energy transport projects and programmes in developed and developing countries, and to address challenges related to providing access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all. Participants of the 2016 Grant Cycle were brought together to share new ideas, highlight groundbreaking innovations, build networks, discuss business models and development tools and increase knowledge of United Nations initiatives in energy for sustainable transport.
At the conclusion of this Capacity Development Seminar, participants gained (1) knowledge of successful projects of various scales and new and innovative models for promoting sustainable transport; (2) enhanced understanding of the issues faced by organizations and/or individuals implementing sustainable transport projects; (3) awareness of major technical, managerial and financial challenges related to the implementation of these projects; and (4) familiarity with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the SDG 7 and SDG 11 goals and targets, the 3 dimensions of energy for sustainable development (economic, social and environmental) and the nexus of energy and transport.
- Her Road to Freedom (Ms. Kakakhel)
- GerWeiss Station Inc
- Kochi Metro Rail Limited
- KPIT Technologies Limited
- Motor Development International SA (MDI SA)
- FIA Foundation- Global Fuel Economy Initiative
- Medellin Mayor’s Office- Mobility and Transit Department
- UN DESA Energy Grant Secretariat