The PABSEC Participation in the 82nd Meeting of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE ITC), Geneva, 25-28 February 2020

The PABSEC Participation in the 82nd Meeting of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE ITC), Geneva, 25-28 February 2020

The 82nd meeting of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE ITC) was held in Geneva on 24-28 February 2020. At the meeting, the PABSEC International Secretariat was represented by Mrs. Natia Gaprindashvili, Advisor to the Secretary General – Press Secretary.

The meeting was dedicated to the topic “Environmental Challenges to Sustainable Inland Transport”. The meeting was opened by Mr. Kristof Schockaert, Chair of the Inland Transport Committee, Mrs. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the UNECE, Mr. Yuwei Lee, Director of the UNECE Sustainable Transport Division, and Mr. Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety.  

The following topics were discussed during the meeting: “Implementation of the United Nations international conventions and agreements in the field of inland transport”, “Challenges and new trends of inland transport in various regions”, “Climate change: the role of sustainable inland transport in emissions reduction and adaptation”, “The Role for transport innovations in addressing effectively environmental and climate challenges”, “Road safety”, “Intermodal transport and logistics”, “International cooperation for climate and environmental solutions and the role of ITC as the United Nations Platform”.

At the end of the meeting, the Declaration “Enhancing Sustainable Inland Transport Solutions to Global Climate and Environmental Challenge - A United Call to Action” was adopted.

On the side-lines of the Meeting the following thematic events were held: “Transport and Connectivity Potential of the Caspian Sea region: Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan - shortest routes”; “2030 Agenda along Eurasian Transport Corridors”; “Road safety Post-Stockholm”.

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H.E. Mr. Constantine TASSOULAS
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Mrs. Anush BEGLOIAN
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(Republic of Armenia)
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(Republic of Azerbaijan)
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Mr. Symeon KEDIKOGLOU
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(Republic of Moldova)
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Mr. Sergei MELIKOV
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(Russian Federation)
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Mr. Igor BECİC
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(Republic of Serbia)
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Mr. Mikhail EMELIANOV
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(Republic of Turkey)
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Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV
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(Republic of Azerbaijan)
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