Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 15
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Ashgabat is preparing to hold the first global conference on the sustainable transport system in late November 2016, the Turkmen government's report said May 14.
This topic was discussed in the Turkmen Cabinet of Ministers.
The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the second resolution on transport issues in December 2015. According to the resolution, the global conference was planned to be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The agenda is planned to include a wide range of topics, including sustainable transport, energy and transport, urban transport system and road transport links between cities and villages, the investment in the transport sector and its financing, international cooperation in the transport sector and its legal foundation, development of multilateral transport corridors and infrastructure, traffic safety.
It is planned to adopt a final document following the forum.
At present, the Turkmen foreign ministry together with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the International Road Transport Union prepared a draft concept of the conference.
The draft program of the forum is being worked out. Besides the plenary sessions and specialized sessions, it is planned to include a number of other events, including an exhibition of automobile transport and equipment, the signing ceremony of international documents, bilateral and multilateral meetings and negotiations.