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The 6th Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo, an annual event organized by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, was held between 3rd Dec – 6th Dec, 2013. More than 1700 transport professionals from various parts of India, and around the world participated in this event. The objective of UMI is to bring together urban transport professionals and officials in India as well as international experts to enable them to share views and to share their experiences.
During this forum, Mr. Manfred Breithaupt, Director, GIZ-SUTP presented “Parking Policies – International Perspective” during the technical session organized to discuss “Parking Challenges” in India. Dr. Dominik Schmid, Urban Transport Advisor, GIZ-SUTP presented on “Implementing Transport Demand Management Measures“ during the technical session on “Travel Demand Management Measures”. In addition, as an external jury member both Mr. Manfred and Dr. Dominik evaluated the quality of research done by students from various Indian Universities.
Details of the forum and its agenda can be found here.
Jointly organized by the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the GIZ programme “Cooperation with Arab Donors” (CAD) MENA and the project “Transport Policy Advisory Services” the Regional Training on Sustainable Transport, Bus Improvement and BRT in Amman/Jordan attracted 30 representatives from 9 different countries of the MENA region. The training was from the 2nd to the 3rd of December 2013.
The participants included various governmental ministries and departments, international organizations and academic institutions from Jordan, Tunisia, Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen, Morocco, Palestine and Saudi Arabia.