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High-level Conference on Inland Water Transport

Documents

High-Level Conference Programme

2017 Global IWT Conference - Preparatory meeting agenda

Presentations
MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE SPEECHES
PDF H. E. Mr. Maksim SOKOLOV, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
PDF H. E. Mr. Omar Hamidou TCHIANA, Minister of State of the Republic of Niger, Minister of Transport
PANEL 1: GOVERNMENTAL PANEL DISCUSSION - INLAND WATER TRANSPORT OF TODAY AND TOMORROW
PDF Mr. HOANG Hong Giang, Director General of Inland Water Transportation Department of Vietnam
PDF Ms. Monika Niemiec-Butryn, Director of the Department of Inland Navigation,  Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation of Poland
PANEL 2: ADDRESSING CHALLENGES ON INLAND WATER TRANSPORT THROUGH REGIONAL INTEGRATIONS AND IN DIFFERENT RIVER BASINS
PDF Mr. Matthew BALDWIN, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
PDF Mr. Maksim ASAUL, Deputy Director, Department of Transport and Infrastructure, Eurasian Economic Commission
PDF Mr. Francis ZACHARIAE, Secretary-General, the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
PDF Mrs. Theresia HACKSTEINER, General Secretary, European Barge Union, IVR
PDF Mr. Alexey KLYAVIN, President, Russian Chamber of Shipping

A half-day High-Level Conference on Inland Water Transport took place on 22 February. Ministers of countries with major navigable inland waterways from the UNECE region and beyond, regional integration organizations, river commissions and other key stakeholders shared their vision for the future development of Inland Water Transport.

This was an opportunity to exchange views on key issues affecting Inland Water Transport in the 21st Century as well as where the main opportunities lie for a crucial transport sector considering the contribution that inland waterways can make to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.

UNECE Inland Transport Committee. High level conference on Inland water transport.
UNECE Inland Transport Committee. Preparatory expert meeting on the 2017 Global Conference on Inland Water Transport.