UATP: THE SECRETARY GENERAL IN THE EXPERT TALK ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT IN AFRICA IN BERLIN AND IN THE ANNUAL RETREAT OF UITP IN BRUSSELS

Invited by the organizers, the Secretary General took part in the discussions which were held on 23 June 2016 according to the following program:

  • 17:00 Registration
  • 17:30 Opening Remarks
  • 17 :45 Presentations
  1. Mobility in Africa - Challenges and Chances: Access and recent development in transport sector, Jane Akumu, UNEP Deputy Head of Transport Unit Nairobi
  2. Nairobi: Challenging issues for transport development, Debashish Bhattacharjee, Lead Urban Mobility UN-HABITAT
  3. The role of the international community and global partnerships for sustainable transport and economic development, Roger Gorham, World bank SSATP Program
  4. Developing the first digital public transport map in Dar es Salaam, Katja Ulbert, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Dar es Salaam
  5. TrackYourCity, data, insights and empowerment. How digital applications disrupt transport, Isabel Flores, TrackYourCity and ally
  • 18:30 Discussion & Contributions
  • 19:15 Reception

On Friday 24 June he went to Koblenz where he had a visit of and trip with the Cable Car System on Saturday. He finally flew on Sunday 26 June to Brussels to take part in the annual retreat of the UITP which is holding from 27 June to 1 July 2016.