TRB International Activities Committee Update from World Bank

Report
TRB International Activities
Committee
Update from World Bank
Maryvonne Plessis-Fraissard
January 23, 2007
Technological Innovation:
Fossil-fuel Based vs. Climate-Friendly
climate change Scenarios
Time to develop new technologies
Time for capital stock turnover
CO2 Emissions, MT C
35.00
30.00
FOSSIL FUEL SCENARIO
25.00
+ 3º to 5º C
Temp increase by
2100
20.00
15.00
10.00
5.00
0.00
CLIMATE FRIENDLY SCENARIO
+ 1º to 2.5º C
Increasing Weather-Related
Economic Damages
More GDP (in PPP) is Produced by
the Developing World
• Securing natural resources &
environmental conditions for
growth
• Energy efficiency, water
conservation, waste
management, urban
environment, ecosystem
central to growth strategies
• In many countries constraints
are institutional, not financial
Safe clean and affordable…
Transport for development
1.
Externalities no longer treated as trade off: transport to be a lead
sector for sustainable development
2.
Reinforced by the launching of the Sustainable Development Network
- SDN – which brings together Environment, Social and Infrastructure
networks
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Address client multi sectoral concerns & global sustainability agenda
Impact
Leveraging, and partnerships
Continued growth of investment
New products, best practice, big impact sustainable infrastructure
programs
New Sustainable Development
Network
• No change in policy direction yet accelerating
needs & expectations
• Build cutting edge knowledge of sustainable
development
• Integrate sustainability analysis into the business
• Make environmental and social sustainability a
core comparative advantage of operations
• Create new lines of business
World Bank Transport Research
1.
In country AAA
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2.
Stock taking and evaluation
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“A Decade of Action in Transport: An Evaluation of World Bank
Assistance to the Transport Sector 1995 – 2005”
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Public/Private Balance in Transport Infrastructure and Services: A
Global Overview.
Review of road funds
Rural Transport Strategy
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3.
Advance agenda, bridge knowledge gap in development practice
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4.
Ex: Pakistan Transport Competitiveness Study leading to policy
decisions and multi-donor funded investment
Transport, Energy Efficiency, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Guidelines, toolkits
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Port reform toolkit, Transit and landlocked Countries
Anti corruption in Transport Operations, governance & social impact
Road safety good practice, guidelines safety quality assurance
Headline data for 2007 WDI Urban Mobility
Environmental indicators, Highway indicators,
Transport access web and paper, Transport & HIV-AIDS, Transport &
Health
Key Partnerships
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Global Facilitation Partnership for Transportation and Trade
• UNIDO, UNCTAD, WCO, UNECE, TIACA, BULPRO
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Global Road Safety Facility
• 2005 - WB commitment to save 2.5 Million lives & 37.5 Million
hospitalizations & 175 M minor injuries by 2015
• Strengthen global, regional & country capacity to support sustainable
reductions in road deaths & injuries
• Increase road safety investment
• Accelerate safety knowledge transfer
• Promote innovative infrastructure solutions to improve the safety of mixed
traffic, mixed speed road environments
1. SSATP
• 20+ year partnership to facilitate policy development and related capacity
building in the transport sector in Su-Saharan Africa
• 32 active countries, UNECA, AfDB, AU/NEPAD, 8 regional Economic
Communities, public & private state / regional organizations
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TRISP/TRAIN
• DFID financed Knowledge dissemination in Transport

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