STRATEGIC DIRECTION SESSION E - THE PROGRESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION ACTIONS IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR AFTER THE COP 21 PARIS AGREEMENT

Wednesday, October 9, 08:00-11:30

Main Room 5

Chair: M Eng. Roberto AGUERREBERE, Strategic Theme Coordinator "E", Mexican Institute of Transportation, Mexico

These sessions will provide participants with an opportunity to examine and discuss future challenges and road policy directions from a more political and strategic perspective.
These sessions are prepared by the Strategic Theme Coordinators of the World Road Association based on national reports prepared by member countries.

Introduction

• M Eng. Roberto AGUERREBERE

National Reports - Part A

Mitigation and Adaptation of the Road Sector in United Arab Emirates
• Ph. D. R. Daniel LLORT, Ministry of Infraestructure Development, United Arab Emirates

Mitigation and Adaptation of the Road Sector in Czech Republic
• Ph. D. Leoš PELIKÁN, Transport Research Centre, Czech Republic

Mitigation and Adaptation of the Road Sector in Mexico
• MSc Juan Fernando MENDOZA, Mexican Institute of Transportation, Mexico

Questions and Answers

Break 09:30- 10:00

National Reports - Part B

Mitigation and Adaptation of the Road Sector in UK
• Mr. Steve BERRY Ms Adele RODRIAN, Department for Transport, United Kingdom

Norwegian Roads and Climate Change
• Ph. D. Gordana PETKOVIC, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Norway

Adapting transport and infrastructure to climate change - Network of Experts
• Ph. D. Peter SCHMITZ; Ph. D. Beata KRIEGER, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure; Federal Highway Research Institute, Germany

Questions and Answers

Conclusion

• Mr. Roberto AGUERREBERE, Strategic Theme Coordinator E, Mexico