Success Stories- Transport

UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Group to issue recommendations for sustainable transport

Sustainable transport essential element for achieving new global goals and the low carbon economy

New York, 11 June – A high-level advisory group, established by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, agreed today to take measures that could accelerate a shift toward safer, healthier, more effective, efficient […]

11 June 2015|

Share the Road in Sub- Saharan Africa

Share the Road is a UN Environment Programme initiative, developed with the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society. It brings together the environment and safety agendas in the context of urban transport in the developing world where the majority, pedestrians and cyclists, are disadvantaged on the road. The overall goal is to catalyse government and donor policies for systematic investments in walking and cycling road infrastructure.

11 August 2014|

Bamboo Bikes Initiative in Ghana

The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative addresses climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and youth unemployment by creating jobs for young people, especially women, through the building of high quality bamboo bicycles. Compared to the production of traditional metal bicycles, bamboo bikes require less electricity and no hazardous chemicals.

11 August 2014|