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1 Sustainable Transport – key element of Post 2015 Development Agenda New York, 7 January 2014 Jens Hügel Head – Sustainable Development

2 This is the IRU

3 3 Evolution of IRU Membership 1948: eight founder countries 2014: 170 Members in 75 countries …and 27 CRIPA Members in 38 countries

4 4 Sustainable Development Goals 7 reasons why transport / sustainable supply chains should become one of the Sustainable Development Goals

5 5 1. Globalisation of Economy Source: IRU Road Transport has become a vital production tool! The combined efforts of 29 companies in 18 countries What does it take to have a cup of coffee in a café?

6 6 2. Making Supply Chains Sustainable IRU New Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (NELTI) From September 2008 to date Monitoring of over 200,000 border crossings 40% of transport time lost at border crossings! 38% of transport costs due to unofficial levies!

7 7 3. Inclusiveness No country is landlocked to road transport! 2004: The Lisbon-Vladivostok Caravan2005: The Beijing-Berlin-Brussels Caravan 2010: IRU-ECO Silk Road Truck Caravan2007: Black Sea Highway Caravan

8 8 4. Innovative financing mechanisms

9 9 5. Poverty Eradication We can bring them hope!

10 10 6. Boosting regional economic integration Telecommunications gap corresponds to the regions that have not been interconnected to global trade Source: Centre for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC

11 11 7. Mobility and Connectivity

12 12 1. Innovation – develop ever more effective “at-source” technical measures & operating practices to reduce environmental impact. 2.Incentives – encourage faster introduction by transport operators of best available technologies and practices. 3.Infrastructure – ensure free-flowing traffic through adequate investment in new infrastructure, to remove bottlenecks and missing links and make full use of existing infrastructure. IRU’s 3 " i " strategy to achieve Sustainable Development

13 13 Global Evolution of Commercial Vehicle Toxic Emmissions Source: IRU based on EU Commission 2008, US Environmental Protection Agency 2010, Japan Ministry of the Environment % - 95% - 97% - 98%

14 14 IRU “30 by 30” Resolution The road transport sector has voluntarily committed, on the basis of innovative technologies and practices, to reduce CO 2 emissions by 30% by 2030 based on transport performance in tkm and pkm and related to the base year % CO 2 by 2030

15 15 ITS 10% savings + ….

16 16 Capacity Building Eco-driving 10% savings + …

17 17 Modern logistics concepts 10% savings BETTER TRANSPORT rather than MORE TRANSPORT

18 18 Implement key UN facilitation instruments to allow road transport to drive trade and achieve the SDGs!

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