Sustainable Urban Development – Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series


This is the 2nd Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series (KSWS) session of the Asia Leadership Program held on 19 February 2016.

The session discusses the implications and applications of COP21 on the urban transport sector. It also presents an integrated approach to urban transport planning and management, including ADB’s contributions to urban transport in terms of knowledge sharing and learning, financing, and inclusive development.

The following were the speakers and discussants of the session:

Part 1: Transport Megatrends and COP21
Speakers: Cornie Hulzenga, Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) Secretary General; and Amit Bhatt, World Resources Institute (WRI);
Discussant: Lloyd Wright, ADB Senior Transport Specialist.

Part 2: Priority Areas on Sustainable Urban Transport
Speakers: Ki-Joon Kim, ADB Senior Tranport Specialist; Xiaomei Duan, Transportation Director of Guangzhou Municipal Engineering Design and Research Institute; and Dario Hidalgo, Director of Transport Practice for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities;
Discussant: Keeyeon Keith Huwang, Hongik University.

About the KSWS:

The KSWS are regular video conferences wherein featured speakers and discussants facilitate learning and lessons sharing among the alumni of the Annual Programs, who are members of the Community of Leaders, as well as other stakeholders, on topics related to sustainable development and climate change.


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