EU-funded Project FRONTIER kicks off

EU-funded Project FRONTIER kicks off

The EU-funded FRONTIER project promises to bring driverless cars, cutting-edge
traffic management and reduced transport emissions to Europe’s citizens

A new vision of transport is emerging in Europe. Nowadays we count with a greater number of transport options and a much more integrated transport model that are driving Europe towards becoming a global leader in the field. 

Growing population translates into increased demand for transport, and that can negatively affect our efforts towards controlling impacts on climate. In this framework, traffic management becomes crucial in overcoming risks and challenges related to transport. 

The EU-funded FRONTIER project, launched on 1 May 2021, promises to bring driverless cars, cutting-edge traffic management and reduced transport emissions to Europe’s citizens.  

The IRF and 18 high-profile partners are working to empower a seamless transition to a new era in transport management. 


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Liesbeth CasierSenior Policy Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)


Liesbeth Casier is a Senior Policy Advisor with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. She works with the Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance team on research and advisory services that involve innovation in public procurement. She also works on IISD’s Sustainable Asset Valuation. Liesbeth has advised governments in Bhutan, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, India, Morocco, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa and the Netherlands.
 
Liesbeth also works extensively with the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on policy frameworks and the business case for sustainable infrastructure. She represents IISD at the OECD Working Group on Leading Practitioners on Public Procurement.
  
Liesbeth previously worked with UN Environment and started her career as consultant in auditing and corporate finance with a family-owned consultancy business in Belgium. Liesbeth has an academic background in political science and law.