China News Service, Beijing, October 16 (Reporter Liu Liang) The three-day second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference officially concluded in Beijing on the evening of the 16th.
The conference provided participants with a way to explore the future development of sustainable transportation, and laid an important foundation for the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) to be held in Glasgow, UK next month.
Li Xiaopeng, Minister of Transport of China, said at the closing ceremony that the conference has received the offline and online participation of all UN member states and participating parties, which shows that sustainable transportation is getting more and more attention and support, and it is promoting global Sustainable development is playing an increasingly important and active role.
Many transport ministers, representatives of entrepreneurs, and heads of international organizations have conducted a series of forward-looking and constructive policy dialogues in various fields such as people's livelihood, green development, safe development, interconnection, response to the epidemic, and economic recovery.
Li Xiaopeng pointed out that the "Beijing Declaration", the outcome document of the conference, has been published on the official website of the conference.
The "Beijing Declaration" describes the future vision of global sustainable transportation development, proposes actions to strengthen transportation cooperation, and provides a framework for the implementation of the transportation-related goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
He expects that these visions and initiatives will receive the attention and response of all participants, so that they will gradually be transformed into pragmatic and cooperative measures, injecting confidence and impetus into the sustainable development of transportation.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Liu Zhenmin said that the conference provides valuable opportunities for participants to discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and sustainable transportation. It is of great significance for raising global awareness of sustainable development actions and strengthening international cooperation.
Liu Zhenmin also said that next month COP26 will be held in Glasgow, UK. This conference provides an important foundation for the holding of COP26.
He looked forward to seeing the participants at COP26 further achieve more results on topics such as sustainable development and climate change.
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