Aimée Aguilar Jaber Economist International Transport Forum At The OECD Mexico Arturo Ardila Gomez Global Lead Urban Mobility And Lead Transport Economist The World Bank Colombia Boris Córdova Minister Of Transport Ecuador Dr. Tania Roediger-Vorwerk Deputy Director-General Federal Ministry For Economic Cooperation And Development Germany Jan Vapaavuori Vice-President European Investment Bank Finland Jean Todt President FIA And SG's Special Envoy For Road Safety FIA Jean-François Gagné Head Energy Technology Policy Division International Energy Agency José Tonato Minister Of The Living Environment And Sustainable Development KE (Stella) LI President BYD Motors China May Obiri-Yeboah Executive Director National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) Ghana Mr. Oleg Kambenski Head Passenger Transport And Taxis International Road Transport Union (IRU) Bulgaria Mr. Oliver Lah Project Coordinator Wuppertal Institute For Climate Environment And Energy Germany Mr.Cornie Huizenga General Secretary Partnership On Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) Germany Peatonito Peaton Pedestrian Superhero Pedestrian League Mexico Roland Ries Mayor Municipality Of Strasbourg France
|Organization: UN-Habitat; United Nations Department Of Economic And Social Affairs (DESA); World Bank; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)|
Implementing Sustainable Urban Mobility in the New Urban Agenda The Special Session will bring together representatives from government, cities, and industry including transport service providers, vehicle, equipment and battery manufacturers, financial institutions including IFIs, research and knowledge based institutions, civil society organizations, and urban mobility experts. After a panel discussion on the role of mobility in relation to the New Urban Agenda, the experience from selected projects and initiatives will be presented. These will highlight how innovations are driving the change to a more people-focused and inclusive approach to urban mobility, where accessibility to destinations and opportunities is the goal. This will be followed by a High Level discussion on “Urban Mobility: The Quito Implementation Plan.”
· What are the key elements of the New Urban Mobility Paradigm in the New Urban Agenda?
· What will enable or restrain the achievement of sustainable mobility in our cities?
· What solutions have actually worked?
· How can investments in sustainable mobility be increased?
· What should be the role of the United Nations and regional organizations?