The seventh session of the Committee on Transport will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 23 to 25 November 2022. The Committee session will be held in a hybrid format including in-person participation and virtually via videoconference. Invitation will be extended to member States, associate members of ESCAP, international organizations, and transport stakeholders to participate in the Committee session.
The Committee will discuss matters of strategic importance to regional transport development, regional cooperation and the formulation of regional policies to advance sustainable transport development in the region in line with existing regional and global mandates such as the newly adopted Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific (2022-2026), related ESCAP resolutions and the Decade of Action for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, among others. The Committee will also provide participants with a forum to exchange views and discuss policies to advance economic, environmental and social sustainability of the transport sector in the region.
Umberto de Pretto, IRU Secretary General, will address Asian Transport Minsters at the UNESCAP Transport Committee.