2nd Expert Group Meeting on Comprehensive planning of Eurasian Transport Corridors: Eurasian Central Transport Corridor

20 Sep 2017 to 21 Sep 2017
Istanbul, Turkey

Following the successful organization of the 1st Expert Group Meeting, under the project “Comprehensive planning of Eurasian Transport Corridors”, in Beijing, China on 5-6 July 2017, we are organizing an additional Expert Group Meeting dedicated to the Eurasian Central Transport Corridor on 20-21 September 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey, hosted by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication of Turkey.

The Expert Group Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey is being organized to (i) share initial findings of the study on infrastructure network and the operationalization of the Eurasian Central Transport Corridor connecting Asia and Europe; (ii) share initial assessment of the operational status along the selected corridor, including border-crossing issues; (iii) identify remaining infrastructure gaps and facilitation challenges along the corridor and national/transnational initiatives to mitigate the challenges; (iv) consider requirements for setting up institutional mechanisms for the effective operationalization of the corridor.