MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORT
second session,
12-16 March 2012
Bangkok, Thailand

Conference Room 3. United Nations Conference Centre

 
Last updated: 25 April 2012
 

In pursuance of ESCAP resolution 66/4 of 19 May 2010 on the implementation of the Bangkok Declaration on Transport Development in Asia, the Ministerial Conference on Transport will be convened by the secretariat in Bangkok from 14-18 November 2011, to assess and evaluate the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2007-2011) and the Bangkok Declaration, and to consider a regional action programme for phase II (2012-2016).

The Conference is part of a series of quinquennial ministerial conferences organized by the ESCAP secretariat, consisting of the Ministerial Conference on Infrastructure (New Delhi, 1996), the Ministerial Conference on Infrastructure (Seoul, 2001) and the Ministerial Conference on Transport (Busan, Republic of Korea, 2006).

 
The Conference will comprise two segments: (a) senior officials segment, to be held from 14 to 16 November 2011; and (b) ministerial segment, to be held on 17 and 18 November 2011. It is envisaged that the Conference will conduct a substantive interactive dialogue on the emerging issues in transport and formulate concrete recommendations on policy actions and initiatives to enhance regional cooperation and integration in transport for inclusive and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.
   
 
Agenda item
Title
Symbol
Information for participants    
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/INF/1/Rev.1
   
E/ESCAP/
MCT.2/INF/1/Rev.1/Corr.2
 
List of participants English only
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/INF/2
 
Tentative programme
 
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/INF/3
 
 
Senior officials segment
 
 
1 (c)
Adoption of the agenda
 
  Annotated provisional agenda
 
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/L.1
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/L.1/Corr.1
 
2
Assessment and evaluation of the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2007-2011), of the Busan Declaration on Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific and of the Bangkok Declaration on Transport Development in Asia
 
 
Assessment and evaluation of the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2007-2011), of the Busan Declaration on Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific and of the Bangkok Declaration on Transport Development in Asia

 

E/ESCAP/MCT.2/1
-
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/1/Corr.1
  Activities implemented under the Regional Action Programme for Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2007-2011)
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/INF/4

  English only
 
3
Emerging issues in transport
 
 
(a) A vision of the development of the transport sector in the Asian and Pacific region
 
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/2
-
-
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/2/Corr.1
 
(b) Transport infrastructure
 
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/3
-
-
-
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/3/Corr.1
 
(c) Transport facilitation
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/4
 
(d) Transport logistics
 
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/5
-
-
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/5/Corr.1
 
(e) Finance and private sector participation
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/6
 
(f) Sustainable transport development
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/7
 
(g) Road safety
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/8
 
(h) Transport and the Millennium Development Goals
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/9
 
(i) Inter-island shipping
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/10
  Selected policy issues in inter-island shipping
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/INF/5
and Corr.1

  English / English only
 
(j) Connecting subregional transport networks
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/11
 
4
Draft ministerial declaration on transport development in Asia and the Pacific, including a regional action programme for transport development in Asia and the Pacific, phase II (2012-2016)
 
 
5
Other matters  
 
6
Adoption of the report of the senior officials
 
 
 
Ministerial segment
 
 
7

Policy debate on issues pertaining to transport development in Asia and the Pacific and the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2007-2011), of the Busan Declaration on Transport Development in Asia and the Pacific, and the Bangkok Declaration on Transport Development in Asia, including the report of the senior officials

 
 
Report of the senior officials
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/12
 
8
Other matters
 
 
9
Adoption of the ministerial declaration on transport development in Asia and the Pacific, including a regional action programme for transport development in Asia and the Pacific, phase II (2012-2016)
 
 
Ministerial declaration on transport development in Asia and the Pacific, including a regional action programme for transport development in Asia and the Pacific, phase II (2012-2016)
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/13
 
10
Adoption of the report of the Conference  
  Report of the Conference
E/ESCAP/MCT.2/14

Contact:

Mr. Dong-Woo Ha
Director
Transport Division
ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (66-2) 288 1515, 288 1371
Fax: (66-2) 288-1067, 288-3050
Email: hadw@un.org, or
escap-ttd@un.org

 

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