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Spring 2017 meeting of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST)

Spring 2017 meeting of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST)

6 Apr 2017 USA New York

The spring 2017 meeting of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST), looks at the next steps towards building a global, industry-led, multimodal sustainable transport “practice” under the umbrella of GPST.

GPST proposes innovative solutions to address future transport challenges, allowing all modes of transport to work together to achieve the transformative changes envisaged by the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Transport.

Agenda

02:00pm 08:30pmRoom West

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

  • 2:00 - 2:30         Registration
  • 2:30 - 2:45         Welcome and Opening
  • 2:45 - 3:30         Outcomes of the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference and the Ashgabat Transport
  • Business Summit held on 26 – 27 November 2016 in TurkmenistanBus

  • Ashgabat commitments and recommendations

  • Industry contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Indicators Framework

  • Business and industry engagement viewed by industry actors
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  • Beyond Ashgabat:  Building a global, industry-led, multimodal sustainable transport “practice” under the umbrella of GPST
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Draft Ashgabat Programme of Action on Sustainable Transport

The GPST Strategy Paper, priorities for 2017 – 2018

 

  • 4:00 – 4:15       Brief discussion

  • 4:15 - 4:35         High-Level Side event organised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on “Aviation Partnerships for Sustainable Transport”

  • 4:35 - 4:50        Brief discussion

  • 4:50 – 5:05       Coffee break

  • 5:05 – 5:35        Presentations by GPST Members on new initiatives

World Bank: Cooperation on the Enabling the Business of Agriculture Project

International Union of Railways (“UIC”): Transcontinental Corridors and the harmonisation of customs procedures 

EagleRail:  Innovative IT solutions for Intermodal facilitation and port management

Ingosstrakh: Innovative investment schemes for multimodal transport.

 

  • 5:35 – 5:50       Brief discussion                      

  • 5:50 – 6:10        Organisational matters

Update on the Policy Advisory Council (PAC)

Update on proposed GPST contributions on sustainable maritime transport to the UN Ocean Conference on 5 – 9 June 2017

GPST Administrative and governance update

 

  • 6:10 – 6:30       Wrap-up and closing

  • 6:30 – 8:30       Networking Reception

The Harvard Club
West Room
New York City
U.S.A