Review of the Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific (Special Issue: Emerging Issues and the Busan Ministerial Conference on Transport) 2007

Review of the Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific (Special Issue: Emerging Issues and the Busan Ministerial Conference on Transport) 2007

Date: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Type: 
Books
Abstract

The Review of Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific is a biennial publication of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). This Special Issue of the Review reports on the outcomes of the ESCAP Ministerial Conference on Transport which was held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 6-11 November 2006.

Part One I of the publication reviews key emerging transport-related issues in Asia and the Pacific that were identified by the Ministerial Conference. These include (a) regional cooperation for the transport infrastructure, (b) cross-border transport facilitation, (c) financing of transport infrastructure and public-private partnerships, (d) transport and the Millennium development Goals, (e) sustainable transport, (f) road safety, and (g) transport logistics.

Part Two reports on the outcomes of the Busan Ministerial Conference, including the Ministerial Declaration on Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, its regional Action programme, the Ministerial Declaration on Improving Road Safety in Asia and the Pacific, and their endorsement by ESCAP Commission Resolution 63/9 of May 2007.

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