Convocation: Sub-regional TIR seminar for Central Asian countries, member States and observer countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and neighbouring countries
14 September 2005
On 22-23 September 2005 the UNECE and the UNESCAP are organizing a Sub-regional TIR Seminar for Central Asian countries, member States and observer countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and neighbouring countries in Beijing, China The Seminar will provide detailed information on the functioning of the TIR Customs transit regime, its advantages for Customs authorities and international transport and trade in the region. The Seminar will also inform about the status of transit transport in the participating countries.
The Seminar will inform participants on the roles and responsibilities of the various actors involved in TIR Customs transit operations (Governments, transport operators, national associations, insurance companies, the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the TIR Administrative Committee and the TIRExB). The major part of the Seminar will be dedicated to an open discussion and exchange of views on the present situation with regard to Customs transit in the region and on the application of the TIR procedure in particular.
Registration Form: http://www.unece.org/trans/bcf/wp30/documents/22-23_Sept_2005Registration.doc.