"Melaka is an inspiring city"
14 February 2018, Melaka/Malysia
The Urban Pathways team visited the city of Melaka, one of its leading replication cities. Assistant State Secretary of the Melaka Economic Planning - Muhammad Zukhairy bin Mohamad Nor - discussed with the team concrete steps for Urban Pathways to take action in Melaka in line with Melaka´s Green City Action Plan and future city-to-city partnerships with Urban Pathways pilot and replication cities.
Urban Pathways at the World Urban Forum
07 - 15 February 2018, Kuala Lumpur
The Urban Pathways team has organised several events and trainings at this year's World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum from 9 to 13 February 2018 the implementation of the New Urban Agenda will be front and centre of the discussions.
More information on the WUF9 can be found here: http://wuf9.org/programme/
Urban Pathways regional kick-off meetings in
Kochi/India - 22 January 2018
Hanoi-Hai Phong/Viet Nam - 25/26 January 2018
The workshops focused on implementation action in Asia of the Paris Agreement in the context of the New Urban Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The Urban Pathways project will start working closely with the cities and follow a structured approach to boost Low Carbon Plans for urban mobility, energy and waste management services that deliver on the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda. The project works on concrete steps towards a maximum impact with regards to the contribution of urban basic services (mobility, energy and waste management) in cities to global climate change mitigation efforts and sustainable and inclusive urban development.
October, 2017 - Brussels
Opening and introduction to the programme, Oliver Lah (Wuppertal Institute)
Keynote presentation - The role of transport and mobility in delivering on the New Urban Agenda, AISA KIRABO KACYIRA
Session 1: Electric mobility as part of a wider transition towards sustainable urban mobility
Chair person: Oliver Lah
This session presented highlights on the role of electric mobility solutions for different modes of transport and will provide an overview on the wider sustainable development context.
Three Revolutions in Urban Transportation
How to achieve the full potential of vehicle electrification, automation and shared mobility in urban transportation systems around the world by 2050, LEW FULTON
Session 2: E-mobility solutions in action
Short presentations focusing on innovative solutions from Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
Research contribution to urban electric mobility - International cooperation activities, PATRICK MERCIER-HANDISYDE
E-mobility, JOERI VAN MIERLO
Session 3: Perspectives from city administrations
Chair person: Oliver Lah
Theme: Implementing of sustainable e-mobility solutions: barriers and opportunities. What solutions are available and how are they implemented to move towards sustainable urban mobility?
Guiding question: What policies are needed to achieve a sustainable, low-carbon pathway for transport, what barriers have to be overcome and how would a integrated policy strategy need to be designed to provide a basis for political coalitions? What are the common challenges of cities and where are the differences and what are the key criteria for transferability?
Implementing sustainable mobility solutions in Belo Horizonte, ROGERIO CARVALHO SILVA
Implementing of Sustainable Mobility Solutions : the next step for Kochi, RAJAN CHEDAMBATH
MobiliseYourCity, MAEL MARTINIE
Wrap up of panel debate - Implementing of sustainable e-mobility solutions: barriers and opportunities, DEBASHISH BHATTACHARJES
Urban Pathways –
Supporting Low Carbon Plans for Urban Basic Services
12 February 2018, 11.00 - 11.45, German Pavilion
This event presented the Urban Pathways project, funded by the International Climate Initiative of the BMUB and outlined the program to develop concrete low-carbon energy, mobility and waste-management implementation action to deliver on the New Urban Agenda and the Paris Agreement.
Special Session: Urban mobility and safe and accessible transport for all
11 February 14:30 - 16:30, One UN room
Participants from all over the world discussed about the many possibilities of sustainable urban mobility, e.g. electric vehicles, non-motorised transportation, public transportation, bike-sharing systems e.g.
Urban Pathways Networking Event – Boosting Urban Energy, Mobility and Resource Management
11 February 2018, 11.00 - 13.00
This event has brought together players working on climate change and urban development objectives and explored the interface between urban and national actions. During the sessions, the participants discussed concrete implementation issues and actions and investigated ways the Urban Pathways project can help implementing the NEW URBAN AGENDA.