UNFCCC COP16 Side Event gKeeping climate solutions on track - the role of partnerships, good practice and railh
Date Wednesday, 1st December 2010, 20:15-21:45
Venue CANCUN MESSE, Mexico
Hosted by UNFCCC
Participants 30

@As a side event of UNFCCC COP16, the Institution for Transport Policy Studies (ITPS), International Union of Railways (UIC) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) held an event about railways which is named gKeeping climate solutions on track - the role of partnerships, good practice and railh.
@This side event consisted of two panels. In the first panel, Iwao Matsuoka (ITPS) made a presentation about gMechanism for providing financial assistance for railroad infrastructure development in developing countriesh which is one of the results of the gStudy of Transport System in a Low Carbon Societyh. And Ms. Sagevic (UIC) spoke about the role of railways in solution of climate change; Mr. Nuttel (UNEP) spoke about the Climate Neutral Network Initiative of UNEP and BRT system in developing countries as example of sustainable transport system.
@In the second session, Yuki Tanaka (ITPS) made a presentation about the effects of high speed rail introduction and development in conjunction with development around railway stations as good practices of Japanese railway. And Mr. Dalkmann (Transport Research Laboratory) spoke about technical, financial and MRV problems to introduce of sustainable transport system.

Programme ChairmanFJoanna Benn (UNEP)

First panel
Mechanism for providing financial assistance for railroad infrastructure development in developing countries(Presentation File)FIwao Matsuoka (ITPS)
Keeping climate solutions on track - the role of partnerships & good practice in the transport sectorFMargrethe Sagevik (UIC)
UNEPfs activities for low carbon transport system: Nick Nuttall (UNEP)

Second panel
Change the society through railways(Presentation File): Yuki Tanaka (ITPS)
Sustainable low carbon transport - Key messages for Cancun(Presentation File)FHolger Dalkmann(TRL)

<See also>

News release of UIC
http://www.uic.org/com/uic-e-news/215/

News release of Bridge the Gap
http://www.transport2012.org/transport-climate-change-news/2010-12-02,day-3.htm

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