SSATP 2014 Annual Meeting
October 31, 2014
We are pleased to forward the proceedings of the General Assembly of the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 31, 2014. It was preceded by meetings of the SSATP working groups on urban mobility and on integration, connectivity and cohesion together with the Transport Coordination Committee of the Regional Economic Communities (REC-TCC) on October 27, 2014.
During the same week, SSATP co-organized with UNEP, UN-Habitat, the World Bank and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Kenya, the first Conference and Ministerial Meeting of the Africa Sustainable Transport Forum. Separate proceedings are being issued for the Conference.
The events of the week were successful and saw a strong representation from SSATP stakeholders. Overall, 25 Ministers and delegates from 42 countries, three regional economic communities, one African organization, the private sector, seven development partners and representatives from academia, civil society and NGOs attended the events.
The objectives of the SSATP General Assembly on October 31 were to:
- Endorse the annual report of the DP2;
- Endorse the statutes and the governance framework of the SSATP for its Third Development Plan (2015-2018);
- Endorse the work program of the SSATP for 2015;
- Illustrate the need to proactively drive the sustainable transport agenda and point out the critical roles of SSATP and its key stakeholders: the Ministers of transport.