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The UNECE Transport Division has been providing secretariat services to the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) for more than 50 years. The World Forum has incorporated into its regulatory framework the technological innovations of vehicles to make them safer and more environmentally sound.

In addition to acting as secretariat to the World Forum, the Vehicle Regulations and Transport Innovations section serves as the secretariat of the Administrative Committee for the coordination of work, and of the Administrative/Executives Committees of the three Agreements on vehicles administered by the World Forum.

Meetings, News and Events

News and Events

Slovenia accedes to the Agreement concerning the establishing of Global Technical Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be fitted and/or be used on Wheeled Vehicles, of 1998 (map of contracting parties).

The 163rd session of the World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) will take place in Geneva, from 24 to 27 June 2014. Click here to register online.

Egypt accedes to the Agreement concerning the Adoption of Uniform Technical Prescriptions for Wheeled Vehicles, of 1958 (map of contracting parties).

UNECE’s World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulation (WP.29) adopted, on 14 November 2012, three new UN Regulations that will significantly increase passenger safety, on the following subjects: Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), Child Restraint Systems (CRS), Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEBS). See UNECE press release, UE press release and more details.

Latest Documents

Meetings 2014

18/08/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/60 - (GRE) Proposal for Supplement 16 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 53 (Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices for L3 vehicles) (eng)

02/09/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/133/Rev.1 - (Russian Federation and CITA) Revised proposal for draft amendments to Rule No. 2 on uniform provisions for periodical technical inspections of wheeled vehicles with regard their roadworthiness (eng)

02/09/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/132/Rev.1 - (Russian Federation and CITA) Revised proposal for Revision 2 to Rule No. 1 on uniform provisions for Periodical Technical Inspections of wheeled vehicles with regard to the protection of the environment (eng)

02/09/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/84 - (GRPE) Proposal for draft Amendment 3 to global technical regulation (gtr) No. 4: Test procedure for compression ignition (C.I.) engines and positive-ignition (P.I.) engines fuelled with natural gas (NG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with regard to the emission of pollutants (eng)

02/09/2014 - (Netherlands and the Natural Gas Vehicles Global) Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 110 (CNG/LNG vehicles) (fre)

Meetings and Events

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