Urban Pathways - Delivering on the New Urban Agenda
Urban Pathways - Supporting Low Carbon Plans for Urban Basic Services in the context of the New Urban Agenda
The Urban Pathways project helps delivering on the Paris Agreement and the NDCs in the context of the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The project follows a structured approach to boost Low Carbon Plans for urban mobility, energy and waste management services, working on concrete steps towards a maximum impact in cities to global climate change mitigation efforts and sustainable and inclusive urban development.
As part of the e-nnovating project a participatory workshop series was launched on September 21. It was attended by 70 participants from the different sectors of the value chain, academia and politics. The e-nnovating project was designed by the Urban Pathways team together with local partners and is funded by the PREVENT Waste Alliance of the German Government. It started in December 2020 and will run until June 2022.
On September 7, 2020, the United Nations General Assembly declared the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies. Honoring this day on its second anniversary, the Environmental Fund from the Municipality of Quito received 20 Air Quality monitors donated by Open Seneca.
Mobility planning in Birendranagar Municipality shall follow a holistic and tactical urban planning approach to safeguard Sustainable Mobility (i.e., walking, cycling, etc.) in the city. The key activities of the planning are the proper utilization of space in the city periphery and make those spaces more lively. Besides that, it also involves sensitization of the concept of Sustainable Urban Mobility to the citizens, municipal body, and decision-maker. The institution coming together for the planning process are Sano Paila, Cycle City Network Nepal, G.D. labs & Research and Story cycle with support from Wuppertal institute of climate, energy, and environment (under Urban Pathways). The project is funded by GIZ, under IKI small grant, with a budget of 60,000 Euros. The project duration is 01.11.2021 - 31.12.2022.
Belo Horizonte is creating more space for cyclists and the community in the hopes of improving air quality and lowering CO2 emissions.
Nairobi, 9 September 2021 - Clean air is an essential need for life. Yet, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 9 out of 10 people breathe air that exceeds WHO guideline limits containing high levels of pollutants, with low- and middle-income countries suffering from the highest exposures.