Climate Change

National policies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in the road sector

All presentations made during the conference-discussion of the Council in Santiago de Chile (Chile), on 30 October 2014...

Country

Speaker

Presentations

Australia

Mr. Menno HENNEVELD

Introduction

 

Mr. Patricio ROZÁS BARBOTÍN, CEPAL - Natural resources and Infrastructure Division

Post 2015 Sustainable development goals and the role of the road sector (Spanish)

National policies part I

Italiy

Mr. Ciro ESPOSITO, General Director of the Internal Control Service (Ministry of Transport) - Italian First Delegate

National policies in mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the road sector (French)

Malaisia

Mr. Mohamed Hussain ADANAN, Deputy Director General of the Public Works Department - Malaysian First Delegate

Mitigation and Adaptation of the Road and Transportation Sector in Malaysia

Germany

Mr. Ulfert JOOP, Federal Ministry of Transport - Member of the Council and of the Finance Commission

National policies for climate change-adaptation in the road sector

Discussion

National policies part II

Nicaragua

Mr. Amadeo SANTANA RODRIGUEZ, Vice-Minister of Transport and Infrastructure - First Delegate of Nicaragua

Vulnerability mitigation and adapation to climate change of the road infrastructure in Nicaragua (Spanish)

Portugal

Mr. João CARVALHO, President of the Institute for Mobility and Transports - First Delegate of Portugal

Portuguese Climate Change Policy in Road Sector

South Africa

Mrs Lungile MADLALA, Executive Director of Roads and Stormwater (National Road Agency) - Member of Excom

South Africa in the Climate Change environment: policy considerations for the road transport

United-Kingdom

Mr. Roy BRANNEN, Transport Scotland - UK First Delegate

Climate Change - Mitigation and Adaptation, UK perspective

Discussion

Coffee-break

Research, implementation, extreme weather events

Norway

Mr. Terje MOE GUSTAVSEN, Director General of the Norwegian Public Road Administration - First Delegate of Norway

Actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change in the Norwegian road sector

Japan

Mr. Hidenori TOMIYAMA, Senior Deputy Director of International Affairs, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Road Policies to Develop National Resilience

USA

Mr. Jeff PANIATI, Executive Director, Department of Transportation, FHWA - SPC chair

Addressing Climate Change in U.S. Transportation

Mexico

Mr. Clemente POON HUNG, General Director of Technical Services, State of Guerrero

The Mexican experience with extreme weather events: emergency actions and reconstruction of the road network in the State of Guerrero (Spanish)

Canada

Mrs Jane WELDON, Director General, Transportation Infrastructure Programs - Chair of the Communication Commission

Mitigation and Adaptation in the Road Sector to a Changing Canadian Climate

Lithuania

Mr. Skirmantas SKRINSKAS, Road Director General

Adaptation to and Mitigation of Climate Change in the Lithuanian National Road Sector

Discussion

 

Mrs Caroline TOPLIS, URS - Senior Consultant

Presentation of the special project

Conclusion

CEPAL Room