Intergovernmental Tenth Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia
14 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
Vientiane, Lao PDR

Theme: 2030 Road Map for Sustainable Transport ~Aligning with Sustainable Transport Development Goals (SDGs)~



Venue
Don Chan Palace Hotel & Convention

Organizers
Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), Lao PDR
Ministry of the Environment (MoE), Japan
Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)
United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)
United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD)
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)

Partner
German International Cooperation (GIZ)

Supporting Organizations
Asian Development Bank (ADB), Department for International Development (DFID), EMBARQ (The World Resources Institute’s Center for Sustainable Transport), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, International Road Transport Union (IRU), Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), International Union of Railways (UIC), Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP), SAFER-Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre, University of Gothenburg, United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Victoria Transport Policy Institute (VTPI), World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank (WB)

Associated Events during the Forum
13 March: Pre-event on Contribution of Rural Transport to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
15 March: Vientiane International Mayors Forum

- Concept Note
- Programme
- List of Participants
- Chair's Summary of the 10th Regional EST Forum in Asia
- Vientiane Declaration on Sustainable Rural Transport towards Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
- Addendum to Kyoto Declaration for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport ~ Towards Realizing Resilient, Smart and Liveable Cities in Asia
- Major Challenges, Progress and Achievements by Asian Countries on the Implementation of EST Policies and Measures from Aichi EST Forum (2005) to Vientiane EST Forum (2017)

Media Coverage
Media Coverage by Vientiane Times
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Previous Meetings

Regional EST Forum in Asia


Ninth Regional EST Forum (2015)
Eighth Regional EST Forum (2014)
Seventh Regional EST Forum (2013)
Sixth Regional EST Forum (2011)
Fifth Regional EST Forum (2010)
Fourth Regional EST Forum (2009)
Third Regional EST Forum (2008)
Second Regional EST Forum (2006)
First Regional EST Forum (2005)
Manila Policy Dialogue on Environment and Transportation in the Asian Region (2004)

Photos of 10th Regional EST Forum (Please click on the photo to view the next photo.)
10th Regional EST Forum



Background papers
Concept Note
Country/City Report
Declarations and Statements
Documents
Outcome Document
Presentations and Speeches
Programme
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