Transport Track of the Pre-Summit Stakeholders’ Workday

EVENT INFORMATION

The World Bank, the World Resources Institute, and the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC) cordially organise the Transport Track of the Pre-Summit Stakeholders’ Workday on May 4 in Washington, DC at The Mayflower Hotel (State and East Ballrooms). Participants in this critical meeting will help lay the groundwork for the high-level discussions and agreements on sustainable mobility to be reached during the May 5–6 “Climate Action 2016” Summit, also in Washington, DC. To attend, please register to reserve your seat!

At the May 4 Workday for the Transport Track, participants will hear and work with an unparalleled group of leaders from government, business, cities, and civil society as they tackle the future interaction of mobility and climate change. With the Paris agreements as well as the Sustainable Development Goals and the Lima-Paris Action Agenda as a backdrop, this meeting will discuss a global vision, a set of objectives, and a roadmap of action to transform the world’s mobility. The work achieved on May 4 will be brought forward to the sustainable mobility visioning and planning at the May 5–6 Climate Action 2016 summit.

Please visit this webpage for updates on venue and agenda.

To attend the event, please registration and RSVP here.

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

May 4, 2016 | Mayflower Hotel | Washington DC

7:45 – 8:45   Breakfast & Registration: Mayflower Hotel
9:00 – 9:15    Welcoming Remarks
9:15 – 10:00  Session 1: Paris, Sustainable Development Goals, and Other Global Commitments—Where Are We in Transport?Speakers will discuss how today transport-relevant global commitments and targets could help structure a broader vision for sustainable mobility. The focus will be on objectives across the four pillars of sustainable development: universal access, efficiency, safety, and climate responsiveness—in a dynamic global economy.
10.00 – 11.00    Session 2A: From Vision to an Action Roadmap – Presentations SessionLearn about recent efforts to shape mobility in terms of global vision, quick wins, and long-term actions to decarbonize economies. Key stakeholders representing governments, cities, UN Secretary General’s High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, and the private sector will discuss these efforts and their roles. Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and audience engagement.
11.00 – 11:15  Coffee Break I
11:15 – 12:15  Session 2B: From Vision to an Action Roadmap – Panel Session
12:15 – 1:45 Thematic Working Lunch:  The Private Sector and Public Sector and Other Stakeholders
1:45 – 3:00  Session 3: Toward COP22: Time to ConvergeTo help prepare the ground for COP22, panelists will discuss progress on the transport commitments under the Lima-Paris Action Agenda and under their respective countries’ INDCs and map out how these efforts will contribute towards achieving a global vision on sustainable mobility.
3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break II
3:15 – 5:00 Session 4 How do we move forward?An integrated view of vision and action roadmap to be carried to the Climate Action Summit will provide the basis for Panelists to discuss how they will support this direction.

 

 

 

Date:

May 4, 2016

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Venue:

The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC, United States of America

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