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23 September 2016
20 September 2016


70th anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee

Transport Ministers from the UNECE region and beyond will gather for a Ministerial meeting on the “Past and Future of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee” in Geneva on 21 February 2017 to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee, take stock of its past contributions but also decide on its future mission until 2030 at a time of profound changes, challenges and opportunities globally. Save the date!

The Republic of Moldova acceded to the Customs Convention on Containers, 1972 (map of contracting parties). 

Georgia acceded to the 1997 Vehicle Regulations agreement (map of contracting parties) and France acceded to the Additional Protocol to the CMR concerning the electronic consignment note (e-CMR) (map of contracting parties).

The Republic of Moldova acceded to the 1958 Vehicule Regulations agreement (map of contracting parties). 

Georgia acceded to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (map of contracting parties).

Cyprus acceded to the European Agreement supplementing the Convention on Road Signs and Signals, 1971 (map), the Protocol on Road Markings (map) and the Convention on Road Signs and Signals, 1968 (map).

China acceded to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets, 1975 (TIR Convention) (map of contracting parties). With the accession of China, the TIR Convention has now seventy Contracting Parties.

Presentation: SDGs and the UN Transport Conventions under the purview of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee. Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this presentation outlines the work of the Inland Transport Committee (ITC), with a particular focus on Road Safety and Border Crossing Facilitation, and its linkages with the Sustainable Development Goals.


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