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Asia Development Bank Forum: ITF at opening and closing sessions

3 September 2020
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim kicked off the Asia Development Bank's (ADB) Asia and the Pacific Transport Forum 2020 from 24 to 28 August with insights from ITF member...

New dates for ITF Annual Summit announced

5 August 2020
Paris, 5 August 2020 ─ The next Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum will take place from 26 to 28 May 2021 in Leipzig, Germany. The theme of the Summit...

Brazil Joins ITF as Observer

20 July 2020
Paris, 20 July 2020 - Brazil has become an observer country in the International Transport Forum. Brazil’s request to participate as an observer in the ITF was granted by the 60...

Decarbonising Transport in an Unprecedented Global Crisis

3 July 2020
How can transport decarbonisation policies promote low-carbon economic growth and increased resilience of Argentina’s transport system following the Covid-19 crisis? The...

Transport Climate Action Directory launches

2 July 2020
The TRANSPORT CLIMATE ACTION directory launched for public use today.The TRANSPORT CLIMATE ACTION DIRECTORY is an online database of policy measures to reduce transport CO2...

Decarbonising Transport in India

24 June 2020
The four-year “Decarbonising Transport in India” project launched on 24 June in a webinar with ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim and senior Indian government officials. The...

Successful Launch of Decarbonising Transport Project in India

24 June 2020
The International Transport Forum (ITF) and NITI Aayog, the National Institute for Transforming India, jointly launched the “Decarbonising Transport in Emerging Economies” (DTEE)...

Calls for Tender

23 June 2020
The list of current opportunities including Calls for Tender issued by the ITF / OECD is available here.

International Project to Develop Pathway to Low-CO2 Mobility for India

22 June 2020
The International Transport Forum (ITF) in collaboration with NITI Aayog, the National Institution for Transforming India, will launch the “Decarbonising Transport in India”...

Are E-Scooters Good or Bad for the Environment?

20 May 2020
Anne de Bortoli of France has won the 2020 Young Researcher of the Year Award of the International Transport Forum for a pioneering study on the environmental impact of shared e-...

Transport in the Face of the Pandemic

6 April 2020
By Young Tae Kim, ITF Secretary-GeneralA global health crisis of the magnitude we are experiencing has not struck the international community for over a century. In this...

ITF Summit 2020 Postponed

30 March 2020
The International Transport Forum (ITF) has announced the postponement of the ITF 2020 Summit, scheduled for 27-29 May.The world’s premier transport policy event was slated to...

ITF launches web overview of Covid-19-related measures for passenger and road transport in Europe

26 March 2020
A new webpage presenting an overview of Covid-19-related measures for passenger and road transport in Europe has been launched by the International Transport Forum. The page can...

ITF and World Business Council on Sustainable Transport to collaborate on emerging mobility trends and Mobility as a Service

19 March 2020
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) this week signed a letter of voluntary contribution with the International Transport Forum (ITF), to facilitate the...

ITF Summit and Covid-19

18 March 2020
The International Transport Forum is closely monitoring the Covid-19 outbreak, including in consultation with OECD, and is currently considering implications for the ITF’s Annual...

Teleworking for better transport

17 March 2020
Since Monday, 16 February, ITF staff are working remotely under restrictions put in place by the French government to contain the spread of Covid-19. Despite this, the ITF...

ITF welcomes Airbus to its Corporate Partnership Board

9 March 2020
The International Transport Forum (ITF) has welcomed Airbus as the newest member to join the Corporate Partnership Board. The ITF will work with Airbus and the other partner...

Global consensus achieved for road safety

26 February 2020
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Infrastructure Innovation to Achieve the UN Targets by 2030

18 February 2020
EVENT SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTUREOver 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads annually. More than 35 million predominantly young people suffer life-...

Fighting Road Fatalities and Injuries with Better Crash Data

18 February 2020
Stockholm, 18 February 2020—The establishment of the first regional Road Safety Observatory in the Asia-Pacific region was announced in Stockholm today on the eve of the 3rd...

10 Recommendations for Safe Micromobility

17 February 2020
A new study by the International Transport Forum examines safety aspects associated with e-scooters and other micro-vehicles.Existing urban traffic patterns are being challenged...

Road Safety: Infrastructure Innovation Needed to Achieve UN Targets by 2030

16 February 2020
Stockholm, 16 February 2020 | More than 1.35 million people die in road crashes every year. Up to 50 million suffer serious, often life-changing injuries. Crashes are now the...

Meet the International Transport Forum at the 3rd UN Global Ministerial Road Safety Conference in Stockholm

10 February 2020
More than 1.3 million people are killed in road crashes around the world every year. An estimated 50 million suffer injuries, often life-changing.Crashes are the leading cause of...

Diverse voices build the ITF Summit

29 January 2020
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Raise ambitions, take action!

17 December 2019
The public had hoped for progress, experts had demanded it, and the conference motto "Time for Action" had made it the benchmark – yet as the COP25 climate talks in Madrid, Spain...

Moroccan chapter of decarbonisation project kicks-off

12 December 2019
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Azerbaijan launch of decarbonisation project

12 December 2019
One of the biggest challenges for climate change mitigation is to enable emerging economies to continue lifting people out of poverty while at the same time reducing greenhouse...

Linking transport CO2 reduction actions with national decarbonisation pathways

6 December 2019
Which mitigation actions in the transport sector can most effectively support national decarbonisation pathways? Transport is the second-highest emitting sector and contributes 24...

ITF at Russian Transport Week

20 November 2019
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim and Russian Federation's Deputy Minister of Transport Alexey Semenov held bilateral talks during Russian Transport Week 2019 in Moscow on...

Integrated transport for regional development

18 November 2019
Economic growth, environmental sustainability and social inclusion...the goals of a truly integrated transport system which serves regional development were at the heart of ITF...

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