Global Gateway Knowledge Exchange Workshop at UITP Summit 2023: Strategies to accelerate electric mobility

Urban Transport & Mobility

Session 3 of the Global Gateway Knowledge Exchange Workshop @ UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2023

Strategies to accelerate electric mobility
This session will present the findings of a recent reports on the economics of e-mobility in the global south including the Sahel region and discuss the challenges and opportunities of e-vehicles uptake including 2/3 wheelers, e-buses, and energy/charging infrastructure. A panel of representatives from the Africa and Latin America regions will present their perspective and discuss
their respective experiences.

Presenter 1: Georges Darido, Global Lead for Urban Mobility, World Bank.
Presenter 2: Expert Academic. Miquel Estrada, Barcelona School of Civil Engineering.


  • Thierno Aw, Managing Director, Conseil Exécutif des Transports Urbains de Dakar (CETUD) Dakar, Senegal.
  • Nabil Belabed, Managing Director, Casablanca Transport Authority, Morocco.
  • Pablo Andrés Menoni, Director de Transporte, Intendencia de Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • Diego Cruz Padilla, CFO, Public Transport Authority of Santiago (DTPM), Chile

Moderator: Gibet Camos Daurella, Senior Clean Urban Transport Specialist, EIB