Environmental Sustainable Transport Forum

Date: 
23 Apr 2013 to 25 Apr 2013
Location: 
Bali, Indonesia

The integrated event of the Seventh Regional EST Forum in Asia and Global Consultation on Sustainable Transport in the post 2015 Development Agenda will be held on 23-25 April 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. Under the theme of “Next Generation Transport System We Want for 21st Century - Looking Beyond Rio+20”, the Forum will discuss progress and achievements made by countries towards achieving the goals under the Bangkok 2020 Declaration as well as address EST in the context of follow-up to Rio+20. Together with this event, a Global Consultation on Sustainable Transport in the post 2015 Development Agenda will also be held on 25 April 2013 with the participation of government representatives from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. It provides an opportunity to effectively utilize the annual Regional EST Forum in Asia to engage participants in the discussion on the contribution of sustainable transport to sustainable development and the possible development of a Sustainable Development Goal for Transport. ESCAP will actively engage in the event, which is being coordinated by the United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD).