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  • Carlosfelipe Pardo
    Transport side event at COP 13, Bali Indonesia Organized by TRL/GTZ, UITP, UIC, ITPS The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) will host a side event titled
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      Transport side event at COP 13, Bali Indonesia

      Organized by TRL/GTZ, UITP, UIC, ITPS

      The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) will host a side event titled “Getting the climate right for transport” at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 13) in Bali. The event will be in cooperation with the Transport Research Laboratory (UK), UITP, UIC and Institution for Transport Policy Studies (Japan).

      The event will discuss future pathways to a more sustainable transport system along with options for decision-makers to integrate climate change mitigation measures into the transport sector.

      The event will take place on 7th and 8th December, 2007 from 1 to 3 pm in the Tidal Room at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

      The event will combine practical as well as methodological approaches with actual experience on sustainable transportation. The draft program can be downloaded from here .

      At this event Mr. Manfred Breithaupt (GTZ) and Mr. Holger Dalkmann (TRL) will present the new sourcebook module titled “Transport and Climate Change”, which is the latest publication in the GTZ Sustainable Urban Transport series, and discuss available instruments to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the transport sector.

      The module summarises the challenges that climate change mitigation has to face in the transport sector and presents the major options and instruments available to deal with them. The module also explains the various sustainable transport policy and planning options and sketches out their potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

      With the new module, the GTZ Sustainable Urban Transport Sourcebook now has 26 modules focussing on various issues of transportation. All the modules are available to download from the SUTP websites at no cost (http://www.sutp.org and http://www.sutp.cn for Chinese users). For more information on the sourcebook click here .
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      Carlosfelipe Pardo
      Coordinador de Proyecto- Project Coordinator
      GTZ - Proyecto de Transporte Sostenible (SUTP, SUTP-LAC)
      Cl 93A # 14-17 of 708
      Bogotá D.C., Colombia
      Tel/fax:  +57 (1) 236 2309  Mobile: +57 (3) 15 296 0662
      carlos.pardo@...   www.sutp.org 
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