The German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility (GPSM) shared its initiative at its booth at the InnoTrans fair on September 23 to 26. Three delegations from Ecuador & Brazil and further selected countries invited by the Federal Foreign Office visited the young initiative. The GPSM friends had the opportunity to meet with the delegates informally and exchange experiences.
InnoTrans is an international trade fair for transport with approximately 3,000 exhibitors and 100,000 expert visitors. On Tuesday September 23, two delegations from Brazil and Ecuador met with GPSM colleagues for an informal exchange about sustainable mobility solutions at the GPSM InnoTrans booth, and later had a joint lunch at the Funkturm Stadium.
The GPSM held its first public event, “Enabling Change: The German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility” on May 22 at ITF 2014, attracting more than 80 representatives from businesses, academia, civil society and associations.
Franz Marré (BMZ) and Falk Heinen (BMUB) introduced the GPSM‘s objectives, challenges and its future direction in the beginning of the session. Through enhanced dialogue between developed and developing countries, the GPSM aims to support the implementation of sustainable transport solutions in a comprehensive manner. Rehana Moosajee gave the keynote speech; as a former mayoral committee member for transport in Johannesburg, South Africa, she focused on experiences and challenges from emerging countries and the role of international cooperation in sustainable mobility.Read more