Equitable transport is absent from the post 2015 development agenda

That transport was absent from the MDGs is, in my view, one of the reasons it fell off the development radar. Transport is again absent from the 17 [draft] sustainable development goals [and targets] which will replace the MDGs. We have tried lobbying for a stand alone transport SDG and/or explicit targets but have so far failed. This is partly because the transport community has no voice in the UN . . .

On the other gender equality gets relatively good treatment. Thanks to UN Women and UNDP and of course gender activism, there is a stand alone gender equality goal. Gender is also mainstreamed across various relevant targets.

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