Strengthening Railway Transport Connectivity in South and South-West Asia

15 Mar 2017 to 16 Mar 2017
New Delhi, India

As part of the continuing work of the United Nations ESCAP on regional connectivity, the meeting on Strengthening Railway Transport Connectivity in South and South-West Asia is being organized and will be held on 15-16 March 2017 at the Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi . The meeting has been organized in collaboration with the Organisation for Co-operation between Railways (OSJD) based in Warsaw and the Ministry of Railways, Government of India.

The objectives of the meeting are to:

a) Share current initiatives and proposed measures for the development of cross-border railway transport among South and South-West Asian (SSWA) countries;
b) Enhance the understanding of the instruments of OSJD to support international railway transport operations;
c) Inform participants about the work of ESCAP and related organizations in the field of railway transport; and
d) Discuss and agree on further steps for strengthening railway transport among the countries of South and South-West Asia (SSWA).