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14 to 17 December 2021 | By invitation only

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The fourth Ministerial Conference on Transport will be convened in accordance with Resolution 73/4 in Bangkok and via videoconference from 14 to 17 December 2021. The Conference shall:

i)   discuss strategies for scaling up sustainable transport initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen regional cooperation; 
ii)  assess the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017-2021); 
iii) consider and adopt a new regional action programme for sustainable transport development in Asia and the Pacific (2022-2026) aligned with the three pillars of sustainability and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Conference will comprise two segments: 
1. A senior officials segment from 14 and 15 December 2021; and 
2. A ministerial segment on 16 and 17 December 2021. 

The working languages of the Conference will be the four official languages of the Commission, namely, Chinese, English, French and Russian. Agenda, programme and documents for the Conference will be made available in due course.

Delegates and participants are invited to register for the Conference by 12 November 2021.

14 Dec 2021
10:00
10:30
Item 1 Opening of the senior officials’ segment

(a) Opening addresses
(b) Election of officers
(c) Adoption of the agenda

10:30
11:15
Item 2 Assessment and evaluation of the implementation of the Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific and the RAP for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017–2021)
11:15
12:00
Item 3 Major issues in transport - (a) Towards an efficient and resilient transport and logistics network and mobility
12:00
14:00
Lunch break
12:00
14:00
Side event
14:00
14:30
Item 3 Major issues in transport (cont’d) - (a) Towards an efficient and resilient transport and logistics network and mobility
14:30
15:30
Item 3 Major issues in transport - (b) Towards environmentally sustainable transport systems and services
15:30
16:00
Item 3 Major issues in transport - (c) Towards safe and inclusive transport and mobility
15 Dec 2021
10:00
10:30
Item 3 Major issues in transport (cont’d) - (c) Towards safe and inclusive transport and mobility
10:30
11:30
Item 4 Supporting implementation of the next ministerial declaration and the regional action programme for sustainable transport development in Asia and the Pacific (2022–2026)
11:30
12:00
Item 5 Other matters
12:00
14:00
Lunch break
14:00
16:00
Special event
16 Dec 2021
10:00
10:45
Item 6 Opening of the ministerial segment:

(a) Opening statements
(b) Election of officers
(c) Adoption of the agenda

10:45
11:30
Item 7 Policy statements on scaling up sustainable transport initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen regional cooperation

Special Ministerial round table

11:30
12:00
Item 7 Policy statements on scaling up sustainable transport initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen regional cooperation. (contd.)

Country statement

12:00
14:00
Lunch break
12:00
14:00
Side event
14:00
16:00
Item 7 Policy statements on scaling up sustainable transport initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen regional cooperation. (contd.)

Country statements

17 Dec 2021
10:00
11:15
Item 7 Policy statements on scaling up sustainable transport initiatives in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen regional cooperation. (contd.)

Country statements

11:15
11:30
Item 8 Other matters
11:30
12:00
Item 9 Adoption of the ministerial declaration on sustainable transport development in Asia and the Pacific, including a regional action programme for sustainable transport development in Asia and the Pacific (2022–2026)
12:00
14:00
Lunch break
14:00
16:00
Item 10 Adoption of the report of the Conference

for more information, please contact

Transport Division +66 2288 1234 [email protected]
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