SSATP 2013 Annual Meeting in Dakar, Senegal

Dakar, Senegal Senegal December 10, 2013 Programmatic

SSATP 2013 Annual Meeting & Africa Transport Policy Forum
Dakar, Senegal
December 10-12, 2013

SSATP is pleased to announce that the 2013 Annual Meeting and the first Africa Transport Policy Forum will take place in Dakar, Senegal from December 10 to 12.

The first Africa Transport Policy Forum will take place on December 10-11. It is a 2-day learning event that will give participants a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss high-priority transport policy issues in Africa. This event will be open to all interested participants.

After careful consideration of other events in Africa in the transport sector in 2013 and taking account of the focus areas proposed for the Third Development Plan of the SSATP (2014-2018), the Africa Transport Policy Forum would be structured around the following topics:

Day 1: Governance / SSATP Flagship Projects

  • Transport Governance in Africa
  • Spearheading Transport Policy Development in Africa – An Overview of SSATP Flagship Projects

Day 2: The Sustainability Factor - Towards Clean and Safe Transport for African Countries

  • Presentation of the Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum for Africa 2014 (EST-Africa)
  • Mitigating the impact of and adapting to Climate Change
  • Creating the proper environment for making roads safe in Africa

SSATP also seeks your contribution to the content of the meeting in order to ensure that it will provide the added value that you expect. An extensive list of possible activities and projects which are relevant to each of the pre-identified topics and could be presented during the forum was prepared. This agenda is still a work in progress and would greatly benefit from your input. To that end, it would be extremely helpful if you could fill out the form below to guide us in identifying your priorities for the forum as well as the registration form. Please be informed that this is a self-sponsored event and therefore, all expenses related to your travel and stay in Dakar will not be covered by the SSATP.

Africa Transport Policy Forum, Dec 10-11 - Registration Form
Africa Transport Policy Forum, Dec 10-11 - Proposed Topics

Please return both files by October 22, 2013.
The SSATP team will be happy to answer any questions you may have and may be contacted at ssatp@worldbank.org

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