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WEBINAR | The importance of Developing National Urban Mobility Policies for the Sustainable Development of Cities

12 Apr 2021

WebinarNUMP

 

Date: Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Time: 08:00 - 10:00 am CST (Time in Costa Rica)

Register here

 

Agenda

  1. Welcome. Carolina Chantrill. Coordinator of the Transport Working Group of LEDS LAC, Asociación Sustentar.
  2. NUMPs and urban mobility. Andrea Palma. Technical advisor of the urban mobility program EUROCLIMA+, GIZ.
  3. The process of preparation of a NUMP. Mateo Gomez Jattin. Junior Consultant of the global secretariat, MobiliseYourCity.
  4. The experience of Ecuador in the preparation of the NUMP. Juan Pablo Torres. Railway regulation and normative specialist, Ministry of Transport and Public Works of Ecuador.
  5. Uruguay's experience in the elaboration of the NUMP. Antonella Tambasco. Engineer at the demand, access and energy efficiency area of the National Directorate of Energy, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay.

About the webinar

This webinar is co-organized by the Transport Working Group of the LEDS LAC Regional Platform and the Community of Practice "Sustainable Urban Mobility Platform in Latin America'' of EUROCLIMA+ / MobiliseYourCity. This event is organized with the intention of making visible the concept of National Urban Mobility Policies and Investment Programs (NUMPs) giving the necessary elements for their development and promoting the experiences of countries in the region advanced in such policies. The webinar is aimed at all parties interested in the concept, especially members of national governments interested in developing NUMPs in their countries, and members of local governments interested in articulating national policies with local sustainable mobility plans.

The webinar will be in Spanish language. Upon registration you will receive an email with the link to log in on the day of the webinar. For more information about the webinar click here. If you have any questions, please contact the LEDS LAC Platform Secretariat at info@ledslac.org.

 

About the panelists

Andrea Palma

Technical advisor to the EUROCLIMA+ Urban Mobility Program supporting the development of a NUMP in Chile and collaborates with the National E-mobility Strategy in Uruguay. She is also currently participating in the Advancing Climate Transportation Strategies Project (TraCS) supporting transparency and MRV in the transportation sector in Colombia and the Dominican Republic. She is an architect from the Universidad de Valparaíso and holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Richmond International University of London. She has collaborated in different areas of the Municipality of Coquimbo, in the urban development project in Kunming, China and project management in London.

Mateo Gómez

Junior Advisor at the MobiliseYourCity Secretariat. His main areas of work include the development of the methodological framework and activities related to MobiliseYourCity's global capacity building. Mateo has gained previous work experience in the transport sector, in the areas of sustainable urban mobility and in the development of impact monitoring systems for international cooperation projects.

Juan Pablo Torres

Railway Regulation and Standards Specialist at the Ministry of Transport and Public Works of Ecuador. He is a Mechanical Engineer, master’s in environmental and Energy Management in Organizations and Master in Renewable Energies and Energy Sustainability. He has extensive experience in the energy sector, from thermoelectric generation to railroads and rail transport.

Antonella Tambasco

Advisor to the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay in the area of Energy Demand, Access and Efficiency. She is part of several projects related to sustainable mobility and is part of the working team for the development of NUMP in the country. Antonella is a Chemical Engineer and a candidate for a master’s degree in Energy Engineering at the University of the Republic.

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