26-27 November: Global Sustainable Transport Conference, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene the first-ever Global Sustainable Transport Conference from 26-27 November 2016 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

The Conference will be held at the highest level and will bring together key stakeholders from Governments, the private sector, and civil society to engage in dialogue that emphasizes the integrated and cross-cutting nature of sustainable transport. All modes of transport - road, rail, aviation and maritime - will be addressed as well as transport both in urban and rural areas, energy and transport, public transport, countries in special situations, road safety, and financing for sustainable transport, as well as finding a new paradigm for transport sustainability.

NGO representatives will be able to attend conference plenaries, intervene in the round tables, subject to the availability of time, and organise side events.
Pre-registration is required and will be open for NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council from 19 September - 15 November 2016 (deadline extended). Registration is non-transferrable.

To register: http://bit.ly/SustainableTransportConf

More information: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/Global-Sustainable-Transport-Conference-2016

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