Upcopming events

6 April 2017 GPST Members meeting at the Harvard Club of New York City

Spring 2017 meeting of the

Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST)

6 April 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

at the Harvard Club of New York City, West Room

DRAFT PROGRAMME

2:00 - 2:30       Registration & Welcome Coffee

2:30 - 2:45       Welcome and Opening

2:45 - 3:15       Outcomes of the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference and the Ashgabat Transport Business Summit held on 26 – 27 November 2016 in Turkmenistan

  • Presentation of UN Member States’ commitments and recommendations
  • Presentation of the Ashgabat Transport Business Summit Declaration
  • Industry contributions to the implementation and monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


3:15 – 4:00      Beyond Ashgabat: Building a global, industry-led, multimodal sustainable transport framework for action under the umbrella of GPST

  • The UN and the way forward to achieve sustainable transport
  • A proposed Programme of Action on Sustainable Transport (APAST)
  • The GPST Strategy Paper, priorities for 2017 – 2018


4:00 – 4:15     Brief discussion

4:15 – 4:30     Coffee break


4:30 - 5:00       High-Level Side event organised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on “High-level Briefing on Aviation Contributions to Sustainable Development in Countries in Special Situations”


5:00 - 5:15      Brief discussion


5:15 – 5:40      Presentations by GPST Members on new initiatives

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

  • EagleRail: Innovative IT solutions for Intermodal facilitation and port management
  • Ingosstrakh: Innovative investment schemes for multimodal transport.
  • International Union of Railways (“UIC”): Transcontinental Corridors and the harmonisation of customs procedures


5:40 – 5:55     Brief discussion

                       

5:55 – 6:10      Organisational matters

  • Update on the Policy Advisory Council (PAC)
  • GPST future meetings and events


6:10 – 6:30     Wrap-up and closing


6:30 – 8:30     Networking Reception


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