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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.

Vehicle Regulation by Agreements

Latest Regulations / Rules updates


20.10.2014 - Regulation No. 46 - Rev.5 - Amend.3 - Devices for indirect vision

Latest Documents

Meetings 2014

WP 29-164-08e
24/10/2014, WP.29-164-08 - (Netherlands) Proposal for clarification of Article 12 of draft Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement as formulated in document ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/53 (eng)

18/08/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/63 - (GRE) Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 113 (Headlamps emitting a symmetrical passing-beam) (eng)

23/10/2014 - Proposal for correction of amendments to the draft new Regulation (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2014/26)

23/10/2014 - Status report from Turkey on gtrs No. 1 to 14.

23/10/2014 - Email for Status report from Turkey on gtrs No. 1 to 14.

Meetings and Events

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