Following the seminar "HABITAT III: The accessibility that we need" organised by CODATU in April 2016, the Scientific and Technical Committee of CODATU took an active role in the preparation of the New Urban Agenda and sent a "message" to HABITAT III. This position paper focuses on "Accessibility" as a basic right of city residents.
[Call for Abstracts] "Transport for Inclusive Urban Societies", CODATU XVII-UMI joint Conference
Deadline: 15 October, 2016
REMINDER: The call for abstracts for the joint event CODATU XVII-UMI, to be held in Hyderabad (India) from 7 to 10 November 2017, is open. You can now read the call and submit your abstracts before October 15th, 2016.
[Event] 1st Webinar of the Community of Practice: "How to implement a mass transport project?"
18 July, 2016, on ma-visioconférence.fr
This webinar will deal with the challenges of setting-up mass transit projects in the Mediterranean and will offer the possibility to exchange with two experts, Loubna Boutaleb, Director of the Transport Society of Rabat-Salé, and Thomas de Véricourt, project manager "transport" in the "Transport and Sustainable Energy Division" of AFD (French Agency for Development).
[News] First workshop of the Technical Cooperation in Peru
25-27 May, 2016, in Lima (Peru)
This workshop was organized within the framework of the Technical Cooperation facilitated by CODATU in Peru, and focused on the criteria to select an urban mass transit project, insisting on the importance of its urban integration. The city of Arequipa was taken as a case study during the workshop.
[News] CODATU signed a partnership with the University Sciences Po Rennes
27 May, 2016, in Rennes (France)
This partnership reinforces the pre-existing links between CODATU and the Professional Master degree ISUR - Urban Services in southern countries, in which CODATU has been an active participant for the past 2 years. CODATU will notably value the Expert Reports on mobility prepared by the students every year.
[News] Santiago (Chili) wins the Sustainable Transport Award 2017 !
27 June, 2016
The winner of the Sustainable Transport Award 2017 is Santiago (Chili), for its strategic focus on improving walking conditions as a top priority. The cities of Windhoek (Namibia) and Curitiba (Brazil) will receive honorable mentions.