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70th anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee

Transport Ministers from the UNECE region and beyond gathered for a Ministerial meeting on the “Past and Future of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee” in Geneva on 21 February 2017 to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee, take stock of its past contributions but also decide on its future mission until 2030 at a time of profound changes, challenges and opportunities globally.

history timeline and the ITC Newsletter are available!

Challenge your knowledge of transport! Try our quizzes on inland transport, dangerous goods and waterways

Note for visitors at the Palais des Nations: new security measures

An interactive map of annual average daily traffic for E-Roads is now available with data based on E-Road censuses conducted for 2005, 2010 and 2015.

The UNECE transport statistics database was recently simplified and re-organized to fit user requirements, and publish all transport statistics collected from UNECE member states. 

Slovenia acceded to the Additional Protocol to the CMR concerning the electronic consignment note (e-CMR) (map of contracting parties).

A document summarising the workshop: "Promoting data quality in rail statistics" held during the Working Party on Transport Statistics (WP.6), is available here.

India acceded to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets, 1975 (TIR Convention) (map of contracting parties). With the accession of China, the TIR Convention has now seventy-one Contracting Parties.

Croatia acceded the Protocol to the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) (map of contracting parties) and Iraq accedes to the Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 (map of contracting parties).

New transport statistics infocards published: as part of the activities of the Working Party on Transport Statistics the secretariat has prepared individual country profiles showing key transport statistics. These are available here

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