Sustainable Transport Africa attended the introduction by SSATP of the Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum for Africa in Dakar, Senegal on 10th December 2013.

The forum established by the World Bank and UNEP as "Africa Sustainable Transport Forum" will provide a platform for high-level attention and policy dialogue on access to environmentally sustainable transport in Africa.

The goal of the forum will be to "integrate sustainable transport into the region's development and planning processes and increase the amount of funding to sustainable transport programs in Africa - to improve access to transport, reduce air pollution and climate emissions, and improve safety and health.