International Union of Railways

Union internationale des chemins de fer (UIC)
Internationaler Eisenbahnverband

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URL: http://www.uic.org/

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Founded

1922-10-20 Paris France

History

20 Oct 1922, Paris (France), following intergovernmental conferences, 23 Nov 1921, Portorose (Yugoslavia), and 3 May 1922, Genoa (Italy). On 16 Oct 1979, Paris, took over activities of H-XH2398 - International Wagon Union, set up 25 Apr 1921, Stresa (Italy). Registered in accordance with French law. Current Statutes approved by General Assembly, 2009.

Aims

Promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development; facilitate the sharing of best practices among members; support members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas of activities; propose new ways to improve technical and environmental performance; promote interoperability, create new world standards for railways; develop centres of competence/excellence.

Events

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Structure

General Assembly (2 a year). Executive Board of 21 CEOs, with geographical representation of 6 regions. UIC Regional Assemblies (Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East, North America, Latin America). Headquarters in Paris (France).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

UIA Org ID

XB2772

Last News

2019

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