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Applications open for new UN-Habitat training course on sustainable transportation in Asian cities
NAIROBI, March 2019 – UN-Habitat is organizing an eight-day training course to develop skills and know-how in transport sector policy and implementation
The course, which will be in the form of an interactive, problem solving workshop, will run from 25 April to 2 May 2019 is organized by the Capacity Development Unit and Urban Mobility Unit, specifically the Urban Pathways programme at IUTC Eco-complex in Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea.
The course aims to inspire participants about urban mobility through discussions on more efficient, inclusive, safe and innovative public transport and will provide them with the means to prepare strategies for sustainable, safe, accessible, and innovative mobility. It will share cutting-edge knowledge from experts, UN-Habitat and its partners including sustainable transport policy and practices from different countries in Asia, with site visits and discussions with Korean sustainable mobility practitioners.
The course will look at the impact of non-sustainable transport, the sustainable mobility concept, available modes and options for safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable mobility, linking transport to land use planning, sustainable urban mobility planning and designing an action plan incorporating policy development and programme implementation for sustainable transport.
The closing date for applications is 15 March 2019. Full information and an application form can be found on http://capacitybuildingunhabitat.org/2019/02/25/application-deadline-15-march-sustainable-transportation-in-asian-cities/