Belarus commits to creating green city public transport infrastructure and incentivise the production of low carbon vehicles. This commitment will be to reduce the emission of pollutants and greenhouse gasses. It will reduce pollution in cities; save fuel resource; increase export of fuel (gained through vehicle fleet fuel savings). Belarus also commits to increase the support to domestic auto-making and transport industries.
This commitment falls under focus area 4 and 8 of the Batumi Initiative to shift consumer behaviours towards more sustainable consumption patterns, and improve access to services, healthy living and well-being.
Implementing partners include the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Belarus, interested national public governing bodies and the business community.
The commitment is relevant to SDGs 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, and 16.