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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

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.

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.

The 5th International Environmentally Friendly Vehicle Conference under the auspices of WP.29 has been hosted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy and Environment Canada in Baltimore, Maryland, September 10-12, 2012. The conference brought together world leaders from governments, industry and NGOs to explore the opportunities for innovation and investment in clean transport. The agenda and conference information are available here.

Latest Documents

Meetings 2014

16/04/2014 - ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRB/57 - Report of the Working Party on Noise on its fifty-ninth session (28-30 January 2014) (fre)

16/04/2014 - ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRB/57 - Report of the Working Party on Noise on its fifty-ninth session (28-30 January 2014) (rus)

15/04/2014, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/41 - (GRPE) Proposal for the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (Emissions of M1 and N1 vehicles) (eng)

15/04/2014 - UN Vehicle Regulations Dictionary - Non-harmonised definitions in UN Regulations under the responsibilities of GRSP.

15/04/2014 - Provisional agenda for the Extraordinary Session of the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (26 June 2014) (fre)

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