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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

17/10/2014, Regulation No. 67 - Rev.4 - LPG vehicles (eng)

17/10/2014, Regulation No. 27 - Rev.2 - Advance warning triangles (eng)

Latest Documents

Meetings 2014

17/10/2014, WP.29-164-03 - (Secretariat) Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/74 (Regulation No. 49) (eng)

17/10/2014, WP.29-164-07 - (European Union) Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/88 on theauthorization to conduct research and develop new regulationson environmental requirements for electric vehicles (eng)

16/10/2014 (Secretariat) - Informal meetings in conjunction with the GRPE (proper) session

16/10/2014 - Report of the Working Party on Noise on its sixtieth session (1-3 September 2014)

GRRF-78-52 (IMMA) - Cross reference to UN Reg. No. 10 in UN Reg. No. 78

Meetings and Events

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