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PSUTA International Brainstorming Towards a Strategic Framework on Sustainable Transport - 3 Sep 2004
3 Sep 2004 Workshop Day 1: Key Issues and Stakeholders

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Activities (Vietnamese-English interpretation morning only)

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Location

08:00-08:30

Registration

Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Function Room VI/VII



Function Room VI/VII

08:30-09:00



Official Opening of the Workshop
-- Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities representative – 5 minutes
-- Asian Development Bank representative - 5 minutes
-- EMBARQ, World Resources Institute rep - 5 minutes
-- Hanoi Department of Natural Resources, Environment and Housing (DONREH) representative – 10-minute welcome address

Mr. Cornie Huizenga
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative - Asia
Mr. Charles Melhuish
Asian Development Bank
Mr. Lee Schipper
EMBARQ, WRI
Mr. Dang Duong Binh
DONREH

Function Room VI/VII

09:00-09:30

Introduction to PSUTA Sustainable Transport Initiative and Goals Discussion for Strategic Framework Brainstorming
We are seeking to create a strategic framework for sustainable transport, as a means of multiplying the current effort to improve as many Asian cities as possible
-- Brief Introduction on PSUTA
-- Goals of Discussion on Strategic Framework
-- Brief introductions of the participants

Mr. Cornie Huizenga
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative - Asia

Function Room VI/VII

09:30-10:30



Roundtable Exposition of Key Issues
Exposition of the key issues in a moderated discussion, including these issues (approx 8 min/topic, each topic introduced by Schipper or Huizenga).
(1) What must be common to all approaches, what must be local or situation dependent?
(2) What is special about Asia?
(3) Developing strategies from diagnoses and experience, based on Indicators
(4) When is a region "ready" for a major transport strategy?
(5) Spreading the message to Asian cities en masse: The role of indicators as explainers of positive and negative experiences, and their importance in developing strategies
(6) Providing sound arguments for local and foreign support for transport solutions
(7) Concluding discussion (15 min)

Mr. Lee Schipper
EMBARQ, WRI

(Moderator)

Mr. Cornie Huizenga

Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative- Asia

(Moderator)

Function Room VI/VII



10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

 

10:45-12:00



Setting the Stage: What is the context?
In this session various speakers will briefly (15 min each) expose key issues that plague the region.

(1) Where is Asia on sustainable transport?
(2) Environmental issue: what are the key air quality issues in Asia?
(3) Transport: What are the key threats to sustainable transport in Asia?
(4) What are the key social issues, including gender equity?
(5) What are the key economic issues (include poverty as an issue)?

Mr. Karl Fjellstrom
EMBARQ, WRI
Ms. Aurora Fe Ables
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative – Asia
Mr. Cornie Huizenga
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative - Asia
Mr. Lee Schipper
EMBARQ, WRI
Ms. Marie Thynell
Gothenburg University
Shomik Mehndiratta
World Bank

Function Room VI/VII



12:00-13:30

Lunch at Melia Hanoi Hotel

El Patio Restaurant

13:30-15:15



Recognizing the Stakeholders
In this session we address the role of stakeholder groups in sustainable transport.
(1) Are the issues the same as in other regions, region-wide, or very much shaped by local conditions?
(2) What does it take for each kind of group to move forward on its own?
(3) What does it take to agree to regulations or new economic conditions imposed from local or national authorities?
Maximum 15 minutes each topic, with 15 minutes discussion at the end, moderated by Schipper
Presentations will be made by stakeholder representatives with at least one speaker for each topic:
-- Fuels and Vehicles industry, Transport Company, Environmental Authorities, Academe and Experts, Donors and Multilaterals

Mr. Lee Schipper
EMBARQ, WRI
(Moderator)
Mr. Halliburton, Mr. Wilks
Fuels: Shell GS and BP
Mr. Bath, Mr. Iyer
Vehicles: Volvo Bus, Bajaj
Mr. Molt, Mr. Tripathy
Companies: Tramoc, BMTC
Mr. Huizenga
Environmental Authorities
Mr. Ang, Mr. Rogers
Academia, Experts
ADB, WB, UNCRD
Donors and Multilaterals

Function Room VI/VII



15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:30-16:30



 



Experience elsewhere
In this session we address the relevance of experiences elsewhere in the more developed parts of Asia or Europe for the rest of Asia.
(1) What is the structure of the process that leads to improved transport in other regions?
(2) How did these regions accomplish what they did?
(3) What was the role of local vs. national vs. regional initiatives?
(4) What was the role of the private sector?
(5) How strong was the public sector? In short, what or who made the difference?
Maximum 15 minutes each topic, with 15 minutes discussion at the end, moderated by Huizenga.

Mr. Cornie Huizenga
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative- Asia

(Moderator)

Mr. Marcel Rommerts
EU CIVITAS Programme

Mr. Yoshitsugu Hayashi
University of Nagoya

Mr. Beng Wah Ang
Singapore National University

Function Room VI/VII

16:30-18:00

What is a Strategic Framework: What’s in and What’s Not?
Huizenga leads discussion of the key elements of a strategic framework.

Mr. Cornie Huizenga
Asian Development Bank/
Clean Air Initiative- Asia

(Moderator)

Function Room VI/VII

18:30

Hosted Dinner at Indochine
Indochine Restaurant Phone: 823 9256
16 Nam Ngu Street, Han Kiem District, Hanoi

 

Indochine Restaurant

About PSUTA
About Internal Coordination Meeting
About International Brainstorming
Fieldtrip and Informal Gathering (2 Sep 2004)
Workshop Day 2: Strategic Framework, Hitting the Road (4 Sep 2004)

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