The Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP)



$ 152,585

01 Jan 2023

31 Dec 2023

Part of Programme of Work

Group of Sponsors

UNECE member States

* The budget is presented based on the estimated needs in line with the current Programme of Work

The PEP is implemented jointly by UNECE and WHO/Europe. It has the following main objectives for 2014-2019: (i) To contribute to sustainable economic development and stimulate job creation through investment in environment- and health-friendly transport; (ii) To manage sustainable mobility and promote a more efficient transport system; (iii) To reduce emissions of transport-related greenhouse gases, air pollutants and noise; (iv) To promote policies and actions conducive to healthy and safe modes of transport; and (v) To integrate transport, health and environmental objectives into urban and spatial planning policies. These objectives are achieved through the following implementation mechanisms: ? National Transport, Health and Environment Action Plans (NTHEAPs) ? THE PEP Relay Race ? THE PEP Partnerships ? THE PEP Academy. THE PEP work plan 2014?2019 is implemented in close cooperation with national and international governmental and non-governmental stakeholders, including local and municipal authorities, youth organizations, research organizations and academia, such as the Joint Transport and Research Center of the International Transport Forum (ITF). The beneficiaries of THE PEP are countries of the UNECE region.