UIC will host on the afternoon of February 8 an outreach meeting on the SLoCaT Rio+20 initiative on sustainable transport.
The objective of this outreach meeting, which will part of a series, is to build political support for sustainable transport at the Rio+20 conference and to discuss how sustainable, low carbon transport can contribute to sustainable development.
This is a follow-up to the submission by SLoCaT to the Rio+20 compilation document in which a Sustainable Development Goal on Sustainable Transport was proposed.
Location: UIC (International Union of Railways), 16 rue Jean Rey, 75017, Paris
Open to all SLoCaT and UIC members and interested observers
Proposed Agenda 1. Welcome and introductions 2. Briefing by Cornie Huizenga, Joint Convenor, SLoCaT 3. Discussion: How to influence Rio+20 process in favor of sustainable transport
For more information on the Rio+20 process see: http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/
For more information on SLoCaT and the Rio+20 process see: http://www.slocat.net/rio-plus-20