The virtual Expert Working Group (EGM) meeting held on the 5th of May 2020 was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) in collaboration with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), High Volume Transport (HVT), the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), the German Government’s Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI), the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), the Urban Pathways and SOLUTIONSplus projects, Walk21 and the Open Institute. It aimed to share responses in the transport sector in the global south and better understand the challenges and opportunities for managing urban mobility during and after COVID-19. The discussions which involved a wide array of voices from around the globe were focused on synergizing efforts, learning from one another and maximizing the impact of future measures and interventions in transport to ensure safe, fair and resilient systems and infrastructure in Africa, Latin America and Asia. A total of 767 participants joined the session, through direct connection and live-streaming.

Read more on the key outcomes EGM-Document-final.pdf

UN-Habitat Event on COVID-19 and Urban Mobility