Eurasia | Yerevan
IRU chairs debate on road transport ahead of Eurasian leaders meeting
IRU’s lead in Eurasia, Dmitry Cheltsov, this week chaired a session on regional transport priorities at an event held alongside the latest meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan, Armenia.
4 Oct 2019
Global | Geneva
IRU sets future direction for road transport in times of economic uncertainty and industry disruption
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has today taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity.
17 Sep 2019
Global | Geneva
IRU Constitution consultations advance
IRU members met in Geneva this week for a special forum on the proposed new IRU Constitution. Fifteen members attended, with questions and comments on the proposals to IRU President Christian Labrot, Secretary General Umberto de Pretto and Managing Director Boris Blanche.
13 Sep 2019
Eurasia | Nur-Sultan
Kazakhstan unlocks TIR’s potential in the fight against illicit trade
Kazakhstan recognises the security benefits of TIR in combating illicit trade. The Kazakh Government has taken the decisive step of issuing Order no. 619 prioritising TIR transports at the Kazakh borders, with TIR Electronic Pre-Declaration (TIR-EPD) Green Lanes scheduled to open at the Nur Zholy border crossing point with China.
12 Sep 2019
Eurasia | Odessa
IRU champions road transport excellence in Eurasia
IRU champions road transport excellence in Eurasia Recognising best practice across a range of areas including economic performance, corporate social responsibility and environment, IRU has today announced the winners of the “Best Eurasian Road Transport Operator” award at the 19th IRU-AsMAP UA International Conference in Odessa.
9 Sep 2019
Global | Global
IRU calls on Caspian nations to create more seamless trade routes
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto attended the first Caspian Economic Forum in Turkmenistan this weekend, where he called for nations to continue working together to advance transport links across the world’s largest inland body of water and beyond.