The Working Party on Transport Trends and Economics (WP.5) is an intergovernmental body that provides a pan-European forum for exchange of ideas about the progress and challenges concerning sustainable inland transport across the pan-European region.
The objective is to enhance the understanding of the main inland transport trends and developments in the UNECE region and strengthen international cooperation to develop sustainable Euro-Asian transport links.
News and Events
Two new publications are now available: Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for International Transport Networks and Diesel Engines Exhaust: Myths and Realities.
The Transport Trends and Economics 2011-2012 is out, see the publications page.
WP.5 26th session (10-12 September 2013):
On Monday, 3 September 2012, the Working Party held a workshop to consider and review "Urban Transport and Mobility" in UNECE region. The workshop programme is available here.
The International Conference on Adaptation of Transport Networks to Climate Change was held in Alexandropoulis, Greece, on 25-26 June 2012. Related documents, presentations and photos are available here.
Terms of Reference of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Transport Networks and nodes
Information on the Trans-European North-South Motorway (TEM) project development
Information on the Trans-European Railway (TER) project development
Annotated Provisional Agenda for the 27th session (Geneva, 8-10 September 2014)