The Africa Sustainable Urban Mobility Course is leading the development of human resource capacity in Africa through dedicated annual training programs and periodic short courses. A Special COVID19 Digital Edition of the #SUMCourseAbuja held on 26th and 27th November, 2020, with the theme: “Transforming Informal Transport and Road Safety Post Pandemic in Africa, and provided a connect between Africa and Asian mobility experts. Keynote speeches were delivered by Dagmawit Moges Bekele, Minister of Transportation, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety.
A total of 12 technical and operational papers were presented in the four sessions, and under two sub themes, one for each day namely, “Transport Informality in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in a COVID Era” for day 1 and “Achieving Global Road Safety Towards Vision Zero in Africa” for day 2
In this report you will find the keynote speeches, summary of the technical and operation presentations, and case studies, summary of outcome of interactions and policy recommendations for transforming informal transport and road safety in Africa.