Committee on Inland Transport

Comité des transports intérieurs (ECE/TRANS)

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History

Set up as Inland Transport Committee (ITC) -- Comité des transports intérieurs (ECE/TRANS), a committee of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Also referred to as UNECE Inland Transport Committee -- ONU-CEE Comité des transports intérieurs.

Aims

Harmonize standards and regulations in the field of inland transport including vehicle construction, road traffic safety and transport of dangerous goods; facilitate border crossing; develop a coherent transport system in Europe with harmonized transport infrastructures in rail, road, inland waterways and combined transport.

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Activities

Programme of work covers: transport trends and economics; road transport - infrastructure, harmonization and facilitation; road safety - road users behaviour and signs and signals; harmonization of regulations for the construction of vehicles; rail transport - infrastructure, linking European networks, harmonization and facilitation; inland water transport - infrastructure, harmonization of standards, safety; transport of dangerous goods - adoption of international standards, environmental protection and energy saving; combined transport - promotion, safety and harmonization of equipment; customs questions affecting transport; transport of perishable foodstuffs - harmonization of regulations and standards; transport statistics - harmonization of statistics and publication of information; assistance to countries in transition on transport matters.

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Languages

English, French, Russian.

Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 24 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 27 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 56 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Traffic
    • Waterways

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

E1684

Last News Received

2017
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