Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference
14-16 October 2021, Beijing, China
The second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference will provide an opportunity to focus attention on the opportunities, challenges and solutions towards achieving sustainable transport worldwide. It will follow up on the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference, held in 2016 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, and is expected to indicate a way forward for sustainable transport to help achieve the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change in the Decade of Action.
Sustainable Transport, Sustainable Development
Mr. Olof Persson, former Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group and Co-Chair of the UN Secretary-General’s former High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, outlines key challenges and possible solutions regarding sustainable transport.
- 24 June and 1 July 2020: UNDESA organizes webinar series on "Sustainable Transport and COVID-19: Response and Recovery"
- 29 January 2018 - The UN General Assembly adopts resolution 72/212 on "Strengthening the links between all modes of transport to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals", inviting the UN Secretary-General to consider convening another Global Sustainable Transport Conference