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13-14 October: High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Transport of Landlocked Developing CountriesThe High-level Meeting on Sustainable Transport of LLDCs will review the progress made by LLDCs, as well as challenges in the development and maintenance of efficient, reliable and sustainable transport systems, and the linkages between the Vienna Programme of Action for LLDCs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the area of transport. It will identify new strategies, cooperation initiatives and policy recommendations on how to develop and further improve transit transport systems for the benefit of the LLDCs, strengthen cooperation, enhance mobilization of financing for infrastructure development and maintenance and promote sustainable transport in the LLDCs. The recommendations of the meeting are expected to contribute the perspectives of the LLDCs into the first global sustainable transport conference to be held from 26-27 November 2016 in Turkmenistan.
The meeting will be attended by the Ministers of Transport of LLDCs. Ministers of transport of transit developing countries and selected development partners, as well as representatives of the UN system, other international, regional and sub-regional organizations and financial institutions, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders will also be invited to participate at senior official level.
Pre-registration, to be done through http://bit.ly/LLDCTransport, is required and is open for NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council from 20 September - 5 October 2016. Registration is non-transferrable. More information: http://unohrlls.org/event/high-level-meeting-sustainable-transport-landlocked-developing-countries/ See All Upcoming Events