For the second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference to be held in 2020, the UN Department of Economics and Social Affairs (DESA) have launched a website. This event would be held in Beijing in the year 2020. The aim of this conference is to lead decisions and strategies regarding Sustainable Development in order to reach the target of 2030 according to the Agenda for Sustainable Development.
After the 2016 event, the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, this conference event would be started off in Beijing. The main objective of the website is to fit Sustainable Development into five key areas of people, planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership.
The word transport where it means to provide connectivity and enhance it in consecutive levels has also few negative impacts environmentally and socially and in health area too. During this transportation process, it’s found that most greenhouse gases are emitted from it and is increasing at a higher rate. This further increase in greenhouse gases will also result in frequent climate change.
During the conference, some of the discussions on ongoing sustainable transport activities such as HLPF (High-Level Political Forum), G7 Summit, Climate Action Summits are expected to put forward and look onto these with some more planning and executes. These following discussions would require some major support from Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which will directly connect them with targets and indicators.
It will then focus on Road Traffic, facilities, accessibility and expansion also. According to the details cited by the website, more than almost one billion people still lack adequate facilities to safer and well-connected roads, markets and basic services.
Mainly this event will be organized for us to get connected as stakeholders with various government organizations that would help us with respect to the problems acquired in the road and health sectors, connectivity, and better communication. Technologically, socially and economically, help would be provided accordingly in order to reach the 2030 Agenda target in Sustainable Development.