12th Annual Meeting of the IGC TRACECA

11.04.2016

Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA

On 01 June 2016 the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) TRACECA will be held in Odessa (Ukraine). The Meeting will be attended by official Governments’ representatives of the Parties’ to the “Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for Development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor” (MLA), Permanent Representatives (National Secretaries) of the Permanent Secretariat (PS) TRACECA in the MLA member states, representatives of international organizations and TRACECA partners. 

Within the framework of the Agenda of the IGC Meeting there will be considered the issues of development of the international transport corridor TRACECA for the period of the presidency of the Republic of Turkey in the IGC TRACECA, the progress of the implementation of the Strategy of the IGC TRACECA for development of the corridor by the MLA states-participants up to 2015, measures for the implementation of the Concept of Development of International Road Traffic, competitiveness increase and attractiveness of TRACECA routes.

One of the main and actual issues of the IGC Agenda is the approval of the Strategy for development of the international transport corridor for the period of 2016-2026. The counties intend to ensure sustainable system of further development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia corridor. 

The Intergovernmental Commission will discuss the progress of implementation by the MLA Parties of the priority actions within the realization of activities of the TRAECA Regional Action Strategy on Maritime Safety and Security and Environmental Protection for the period up to 2021.

With the view of increasing the efficiency of functioning of the TRACECA Permits System related amendments are to be made to the technical document.

At the Meeting there will be held the procedure of handing-over the presidency in the IGC TRACECA from the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine, signing of the Final Resolutions of the Twelfth Annual Meeting (Conference) of the IGC TRACECA and adoption of the Odessa Declaration.   

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