Regional EST Training Course on Railways
26 Feb 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

Theme: "Railways as the Low Carbon and Sustainable Transport Development Solutions in Achieving Safe, Inclusive, Efficient and Resilient Communities under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development"



Co-Organizers

United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) of Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) / UN DESA
Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan (MOEJ)
United Nations University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), Tokyo, Japan
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), University of Tokyo (tbc)
Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS)

Supporting Organizations
Eco-Mo Foundation, Japan
ASUA, Japan (tbc)
Others (tbc)

Regional EST Training Course on "Railways as the Low Carbon and Sustainable Transport Development Solutions in Achieving Safe, Inclusive, Efficient and Resilient Communities under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" will be held at the United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan from 26 February to 2 March 2018. The Regional EST Training Course will be co-organized by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) of the Division for Sustainable Development (DSD)/UN DESA in collaboration with Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan (MOEJ), United Nations University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), Tokyo, Japan, Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS), National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan (tbc). The training aims to address specific needs, gaps and challenges in the rail transport sector of Asia, and enhances the capacity of developing countries in making the railway transport system - both passengers and freight - more safe, efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable.

Programme
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