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High Level International Conference on the Role of Transport and Transit Corridors in Ensuring International Cooperation, Stability and Sustainable Development
3-4 September, 2014 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
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).
Paris declaration on green and healthy mobility has been adopted: European ministers attending the Fourth High-level Meeting on Transport, Health and Environment, hosted by the Government of France, adopted the Paris Declaration: City in Motion - People First!. The Declaration sets priorities and calls for action to ensure green and healthy mobility and transport to secure sustainable livelihoods for all.
76th Annual Session of ITC
From 25 to 27 February 2014, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Inland Transport Committee (ITC) met for its 76th annual session. The Policy oriented segment was: "Innovations for sustainable inland transport and mobility".
Slovakia accedes to the e-CMR: on 21 Febrary 2014, Slovakia became the 9th Contracting Party to the Additional Protocol to the CMR concerning the electronic consignment note (e-CMR), 2008. See also the map of the contracting parties.
Serbia accedes to the AGN Agreement: on 10 January 2014, Serbia became the 18th Contracting Party to the European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance (AGN). See also the map of the contracting parties.
The Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in partnership with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India and Institute of Road Traffic Education, and in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, organized an inaugural "Europe - Asia Road Safety Forum" on 4 December 2013 followed by a session of the Working Party on Road Traffic Safety (WP.1) on 5-6 December 2013 in New Delhi. For more information, please click on the banner.