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We work to promote sustainable transport which is safe, clean and competitive, through the development of freight and personal mobility by inland transport modes, by improving traffic safety, environmental performance, energy efficiency, inland transport security and efficient service provision in the transport sector.

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United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund: Call for proposals of early harvest projects.

Nigeria acceded to the Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 (map of contracting parties), to the Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (map of contracting parties) and to the three agreements related to Vehicle Regulations (more details here).

A publication on Railways role in intermodality and the digitalization of transport documents has been issued.

A descriptive paper on bus statistics, the second in a series on how UNECE's transport statistics directly measure the SDGs, is now available.

Armenia acceded to the Convention on Road Signs and Signals, 1968 (map of contracting parties).

Cabo Verde acceded to the Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 (map of contracting parties).

Saudi Arabia acceded to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention), of 14 November 1975 (map of contracting parties).

UNECE in collaboration with ITF and UIC is organising a workshop on rail security at this year’s ITF Annual Summit in Leipzig, Germany.

Uzbekistan acceded to the Agreement concerning the establishing of Global Technical Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, 1998 (map of contracting parties).

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