Functioning transportation networks are a key element for cities and towns across the Globe and are a precondition for economic activity and social participation. At the same time, economic and social benefits of urban mobility are frequently accompanied by negative side effects such as congestion, social exclusion, accidents, air pollution and energy consumption. Read more...
African Development Bank explores green options Lisbon, 24 Jun 11
More than 77 countries and representatives of international organizations including UN-HABITAT attended the annual meeting of the African Development Bank early June in a new quest for sustainable growth on the continent.
UN-HABITAT was one of the participant institutions at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) organized International Transport Forums' (ITF) 2011 annual summit held here last week.