Finland commits to make a financial contribution to achieving access to sanitation for people in the least developed countries of the world.
United Nations Development Programme and Singapore are working together to establish a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in the city of Singapore by the end of the year.
UN-Habitat and the Government of Brazil have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide technical assistance to countries in Latin America.
UNITED STATES, BRAZIL
A new online tool that highlights key links between policies, funding and on-the-ground projects that can help drive urban sustainability investment around the world. The benefits of sustainable urban infrastructure include healthier air and water, job creation and economic development.
ARGENTINA, CHILE, COSTA RICA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, JAMAICA, MEXICO, PANAMA, PARAGUAY, PERU, AND URUGUAY
Led by Chile and the Economic Commission for Latin America (UNECLAC), 10 countries (at the time of this writing) have signed onto a declaration to launch a process negotiating a regional convention on access to information, public participation, and access to justice.
BIOREGIONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUP AND ITS ONE PLANET PARTNERS
BioRegional and partners are working together to implement one planet living. One planet living is a practical implementation framework based on sustainable consumption and sustainable development.
BRAZIL, DENMARK, FRANCE,SOUTH AFRICA
Brazil, Denmark, France and South Africa are forming a group of ‘friends of paragraph 47’ to advance corporate sustainability reporting and have invited Global Reporting Initiative and the UNEP to support them. In the coming months they will have their kick off meeting to carve out their scope of work.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT (UITP)
UITP has committed to double the market share of public ransport worldwide by 2025. This call for action is aimed at governments, local authorities, investors and stakeholders to encourage strong political will and intelligent urban planning to form a dynamic public transport sector.
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, CAF-DEVELOPMENT BANK OF LATIN AMERICA, EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK, INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK, AND WORLD BANK
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and seven other multilateral development banks (MDBs) commit to provide more than $175 billion of loans and grants for transport in developing countries by 2022.
DUTCH CYCLING EMBASSY
Capacity building on local cycling and walking policies with inclusive planning and design developed by regional stakeholder platforms.
EMBARQ's mission is to catalyze and help implement sustainable transport solutions that holistically address social and environmental needs in a financially smart manner and improves quality of life in cities.
FIA FOUNDATION, UN ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM (UNEP), INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY (IEA), INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT FORUM OF THE OECD (ITF), INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON CLEAN TRANSPORTATION (ICCT)
Working together through the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (www.globalfueleconomy.org) signatories will work to secure real improvements in fuel economy, and the maximum deployment of existing fuel technologies in vehicles across the world.
FIA FOUNDATION AND PARTNERS
This initiative will promote policies that support safe walking and cycling as a right for all, and highlight the co-benefits for climate change, air quality and anti-obesity policies, in addition to inury prevention, of such an approach.
INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND PARTNERS
This initiative will be used to leverage sustainable transportation as a principal driver for sustainable and livable urban development, with the goal of zoning reform in five cities worldwide.
The BRT Standard will help evaulate bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, recognize those of the highest quality, and enable planning, design and development of the most effective proposals.
INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
ITDCP and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will cooperate in developing a fall 2012 symposium on national urban transport policy and financing and disseminating the results of this through a synthesis document and follow up workshops and public forums in key countries in 2013.
GERMAN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION (GIZ)
GIZ SUTP commits to establish its webpage "CAPSUT - Capacity Building on Sustainable Urban Transport": http://www.sutp.org/index.php/capsut as international platform for training activities in the field of urban mobility.
INTERNATIONAL ROAD ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (IRAP)
iRAP will work together with development bank, government, automobile club and toll road partners to create a world free of high risk roads.
UIC - INTERNATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYS, AND PARTICIPATING MEMBERS
All UIC members will have signed the Declaration on Sustainable Mobility, which is a collection of 18 commitments on sustainable development, including environmental, social and ethical business topics.
UNITED NATIONS CENTER FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT (UNCRD) AND PARTNERS
The main objective is to build a common understanding of the essential elements of the EST and the need to adapt an integrated approach at national and local levels to deal with multi-sectoral environmental and transport issues in the context of sustainable development.
UN-HABITAT AND PARTNERS
100 partner cities from Asia, Africa and LAC regions will adopt policies, strategies and plans for sustainable mobility.
VELO MONDIAL, RAI INTERTRAFFIC AMSTERDAM
Pas-Port to Urban Mobility commits to establishing a portal with 9 websites and a search engine that connects relevant elements for urban mobility planning