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GEF BBL: Scaling Up: Some lessons on Sustaining Impact in Sustainable Transport Sector

May 12, 2009

The GEF invites you to attend at the next event of the GEF Brown Bag Lunch Series
 

Speaker: Nancy Kete, PhD, Director
EMBARQ - The WRI Center for Sustainable Transport World Resources Institute

Moderator: Osamu Mizuno, Sr. Environmental Specialist, GEF Climate Change and Chemicals
 

Tuesday, May 12
12:00 - 1:30 PM

GEF Secretariat Main Conference Room (6-151)
1776 G Street NW, Washington DC
Food and Drinks will be served

ABSTRACT:  Since 2002, EMBARQ and its network of Centers for Sustainable Transport have been working in cities in developing countries to catalyze and help implement solutions to problems associated with urban mobility. EMBARQ fosters government-business-civil society partnerships to reduce pollution, improve public health, and create safe, accessible and attractive public space to make cities cleaner, more livable and more prosperous.

The EMBARQ Director will present details on the EMBARQ Network's approach and outcomes in Mexico City and Istanbul and a brief overview of efforts in the Andean countries, India and Brazil.