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19 to 21 November 2018 | By invitation only

The fifth session of the Committee on Transport will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 19 to 21 November 2018. The Committee will (i) emphasize the significant contribution that sustainable transport can make to society in its effort to attain the targets set out in the 2030 Development Agenda, and (ii) focus on aspects of transport policies and initiatives promoted by the Commission to move towards sustainable forms of transport. It will also provide member States and associate members of ESCAP with a forum to exchange views and discuss matters of strategic importance to meet major requirements in the transport sector.

Delegations Assessment

Following the meeting delegations attended filled out questionnaires regarding the session. A summary of the results is available for download.

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Agenda Item 1: Opening of the session

Annotated provisional agenda

ESCAP/CTR/2018/L.1/Rev.1

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Agenda Item 2: Review of the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017–2021)

Review of the implementation of the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017–2021)

ESCAP/CTR/2018/1

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Activities implemented under the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017–2021)

ESCAP/CTR/2018/INF/1

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Agenda Item 3: Major issues in transport

(a) Facilitating transport and logistics in the era of sustainable development

ESCAP/CTR/2018/2

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(b) Framework for enhancing the efficiency of railway border crossings along the Trans-Asian Railway network and beyond

ESCAP/CTR/2018/3

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(c) Development and operation of dry ports of international importance

ESCAP/CTR/2018/4

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(d) Developments in transport infrastructure connectivity (2014– 2018) in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

ESCAP/CTR/2018/5

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(e) Assessment of urban transport systems and services

ESCAP/CTR/2018/6

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(f) Improving road safety in Asia and the Pacific

ESCAP/CTR/2018/7

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Agenda Item 4: Consideration of future programme focus

ESCAP/CTR/2018/INF/2

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Report of the Committee on its fifth session

ESCAP/CTR/2018/8

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Members

 

Azerbaijan

  • Mr. Emil Ahmadov, Leading Adviser, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies
  • Mr. Gasimov Ali, , Azerbaijan Railways CJSC
 

Bangladesh

  • Mr. Manindra Kishore Majumder, Joint Secretary, Road Transport and Highway Division, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges
 

Bhutan

  • Mr. Sithar Dorji, Deputy Chief Planning Officer, Ministry of Information and Communications
 

Cambodia

  • Mr. Chanthy Sochiva, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
  • Mr. Cheam Sovanny, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
  • Mr. Ouk Ourk, Director, Railway Department, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
  • Mr. Neou Dina, Deputy Director of EXMID, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
 

China

  • Mr. Xiaoqiu Cai, Advisor, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Libin Zhang, Deputy Director
  • Ms. Guanyu Li, Section Chief, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Changwu Ding, section chief
  • Mr. Caijun Du, Associate Consultant, Department of Comprehensive Planning, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Xianguang Wang, Associate Researcher, China Academy of Transportation Sciences
 

France

  • Mr. André Leblanc, Second Counsellor and Alternate Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, French Embassy
  • Mr. Christophe Carlucci, First Secretary and Alternate Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, French Embassy
  • Mr. Bluebery Planterose, Trainee, French Embassy
 

Georgia

  • Ms. Ketevan Takaishvili, Head of Transport Corridor and Logistics Development Division, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
 

India

  • Mr. Rajesh Gupta, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  • Mr. S.C. Kumar, Director, Department of Infrastructure, Ministry of Railway
  • Mr. Anil Singh, Attaché and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of India
 

Indonesia

  • Mr. Bambang Prihartono, Director General, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
  • Mr. Lingga Setiawan, Minister Counsellor and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
  • Mr. Hananto Prakoso, Deputy Director of Traffic Management, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
  • Mrs. Nurul Dewi Saraswati, First Secretary and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
  • Ms. Anet Adilla, Second Secretary and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
  • Ms. Elly Adriani Sinaga, Former Director General Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Dicky Virgiawan Rukmana, Official, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
  • Mr. Mizandaru Wicaksono, Official, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
  • Ms. Resti Yulianti, Official, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
  • Ms. Charlene Cleopatra Tanasale, Official, Greater Jakarta Transport Authority, Ministry of Transportation
 

Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Mr. Alireza Afkham, Deputy Director General, Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization, Ministry of Road and Urban Development
  • Mr. Abbas Tajik, Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran
 

Japan

  • Mr. Yasuhiro Kasai, Director, International Cooperation Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Mr. Hitoshi Kozaki, First Secretary, Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of Japan
  • Mr. Yoshinori Suga, First Secretary and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of Japan
  • Mr. Nobuyuki Kobayashi, First Secretary, Embassy of Japan
  • Mr. Tadahiko Sakitani, Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan
 

Kazakhstan

  • H.E. Raushan Yesbulatova, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Mr. Timur Akhmetzhanov, Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Mr. Bolatbek Zhailiyev, Ministry for Investments and Development, Chief Expert, Committee of Transport
 

Lao People's Democratic Republic

  • Mr. Phanthaphap Phounsavath, Director, Ministry of Public Works and Transport
 

Malaysia

  • Mr. Khek Hua Ho, Deputy under Secretary (Logistics), Logistic Division, Ministry of Transport
 

Nepal

  • Mr. Shiva Prasad Tripathee, Under Secretary, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
  • Mr. Binod Chandra Shrestha, Deputy Director, Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)
 

Pakistan

  • Mr. Faraz Zaidi, Counsellor/Charge d'Affaires and Deputy Permanent Representative of Pakistan to ESCAP, Embassy of Pakistan
  • Mr. Yasir Iqbal Butt, First Secretary and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of Pakistan
  • Mr. Sadaqat Ur Rahman, First Secretary, Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of Pakistan
 

Philippines

  • Mr. Felicisimo, Jr Pangilinan, Officer-in-Charge, Air Transport Planning Division, Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Bernard Calledo, Acting Port Manager, Philippine Ports Authority
  • Mr. Juan Carlos Borromeo, Third Secretary, Vice Consul and Alternate Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
  • Ms. Rosette Razon, Attaché and Assistant Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines
 

Republic of Korea

  • Ms. Ji-hyun Park, Minister and Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Jeong Sik Lee, Deputy Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT)
  • Mr. Namkung Bu, Deputy Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT)
  • Mr. Ki Taig Kim, Deputy Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Mr. Yi Seung Hee, Deputy Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT)
  • Mr. Kim Jong Su, Assistant Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport(MOLIT)
  • Mr. Oh Joseph, Assistant Director, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Ms. Jung Hyun Ryu, Specialist and Assistant Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 

Russian Federation

  • H.E. Mr. Alexander Gorovoy, First Deputy Minister of Interior of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General of the Police, Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Mikhail Chernikov, Chief of the General Administration for Traffic Safety, Lieutenant-General of the Police, Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Oleg Shamanov, Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Marat Kuchushev, Assistant of the First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Grigory Volkov, Director, Department of State Policy, Road Industry, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Oleg Kobiakov, Head of Division, Department of International Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Mr. Andrei Sergeev, Head of Division, Foreign Projects and International Cooperation Department, JSC "Russian Railways"
  • Ms. Natalia Agre, President of the “Risk-Free Road Traffic” Expert Center, Deputy Chair of the Public Council under the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
  • Mr. Yury Borisenko, Counsellor of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Thailand, Official Representative of the Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation, Colonel of the Police
  • Mr. Dmitry Kulikov, Third Secretary, Assistant Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to ESCAP, Embassy of the Russian Federation
  • Ms. Irina Burova, Attaché, Assistant Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to UN ESCAP, Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Thailand
 

Singapore

  • Mr. Teik Soon Looi, Dean, LTA Academy, Land Transport Authority
 

Sri Lanka

  • Mr. Thenuka Neranja Ranathunga, Administrative officer, Ministry of Transport & Civil Aviation (National Transport Commission)
  • Mr. Susil Prema Rathnayake, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
 

Thailand

  • H.E. Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Chayatan Phormsorn, Deputy Director-General, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Chakree Bamrungwong, Director of Office of Road Safety Audit, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Preecha Soparat, Director, International Cooperation Division, Planning Bureau, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Punya Chupanit, Director of Bureau of International Highways Cooperation, Department of Highways, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Kaiwan Wattana, Civil Engineer, Senior Professional Level, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Pilailak Wichiranon, Transport Technical Officer, Senior Professional Level, International Affairs Division, Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Krittika Buranadis, Chief of Macro Planning Division, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning
  • Mr. Noppadon Chorncharoen, Plan and Policy Analyst, Senior Professional Level, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning
  • Mr. Bhanitiz Aursudkij, Senior Professional Civil Engineer, Department of Highways, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Somsong Lekboonsong, Assistant Director, Research and Business Development Division, Business Development and Marketing Department, Port Authority of Thailand
  • Mr. Athaphon Kawprasert, Division Engineer, Civil Engineer Department, State Railway of Thailand, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Somsak Lamud, Chief, Foreign Affairs Division, Governor Bureau, State Railway of Thailand
  • Mr. Jiradech Kajohnsubsakun, Chief, Foreign Conference Section, Foreign Affairs Division, Governor Bureau, State Railway of Thailand, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Dhammasak Dhurakit, Chief, General Container Marketing Section, Container Marketing Division, Freight Service Department, State Railway of Thailand
  • Ms. Duangporn Sapumee, Plan and Policy Analyst, Senior Professional Level, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and planning, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Thanchanok Kraisawat, Plan and Policy Analyst,Practitional Level, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning
  • Ms. Thanyathorn Sawatdiwong, Plan and Policy Analyst, Practitional Level, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Tanachon Bootwong, Plan and Policy Analyst, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning / Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Sasivara Laohasurayodhin, Transport Technical Officer, Department of Land Transport
  • Ms. Siriluck Thongmanee, Transport Technical Officer, Department of Land Transport
  • Ms. Suchaphat Chotruksa, Civil Engineer, Practitioner Level, Department of Highways, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Natnaree Sutheesophon, Economist, Practitioner Level, Department of Highways, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Thanwa Wiboonsarun, Civil Engineer, Practitioner Level, International Cooperation Division, Planning Bureau, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport
  • Ms. Kanpitcha Mek, Technical Transport Officer, Ministry of Transport
  • Mr. Satsavas Sukyu, Transport Technical Officer, Ministry of transport
  • Ms. Pitinoot Kotcharat, Chief, International Affairs Section, Research and Organization Development Division, Corporate Strategy Department, Port Authority of Thailand
  • Ms. Arnisa Burapachasiri, Third Secretary, Development Affairs Division, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ms. Kamolthip Yoojaroensuk, Economist, Department of Highways
 

Turkey

  • H.E. Ms. Evren Dagdelen Akgün, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative to ESCAP, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
  • Mr. Erdem Direkler, Director General, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
  • Mr. Tolga Uncu, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
  • Mr. Ismet Topaca, Head of Department, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
  • Ms. Eda Sari, Second Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
 

Uzbekistan

  • Mr. Aziz Aliev, Consul-General and Permanent Representative to ESCAP, The Consulate General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Bangkok
 

Viet Nam

  • Mr. Quang Tuan Ngo, Principal Official, Ministry of Transport

Associate Members

 

Macao, China

  • Mr. Ho Wai Luk, Senior Officer, Transport Bureau
  • Mr. Hou Ip Chan, Senior Technician, Transportation Planning Department, Transport Bureau (DSAT), Macau

Permanent Observers

 

Morocco

  • Mr. Bouchaib Ez-zahri, Second Secretary, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco

Others (Observers to the UN)

European Union

  • Mr. Giuseppe Busini, Minister Counsellor - Deputy Head of Mission

Intergovernmental Organizations

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

  • Mr. Jamie Leather, Chief of Transport Sector Group

International Transport Forum (ITF)

  • Mr. Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General
  • Ms. Wei-Shiuen Ng, Analyst
  • Mr. Nobuyoshi Hasegawa, Policy Analyst

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

  • Mr. Tuan Phan Pham, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ms. Ton Nu Thi Thanh Yen, Navigation Operations Specialist
  • Ms. Tuyen Doan, CEO Personal Assistant

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

  • Mr. Vladimir Potapenko, Deputy Secretary-General, International Affairs
  • Mr. Ahmad Saidmurodov, SCO Secretariat Expert, Department of International Affairs
  • Mr. Daniar Chirkeyev, SCO Secretariat Expert, Department of International Affairs

United Nations Secretariat

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

  • Mr. George Georgiadis, Secretary to the Inland Transport Committee, Sustainable Transport Division

United Nations bodies and specialized agencies

International Labour Organization (ILO)

  • Mr. Francisco Santos O Connor, Senior Specialist on Occupational Safety and Health
  • Mr. Jungho Choi, Occupational Safety and Health Expert

Secretariat of the Greater Tumen Initiative/United Nations Development Programme

  • Mr. Tuguldur Baajiikhuu, Director, GTI Secretariat, Beijing
  • Mr. Sergey Khidirov, Programme Officer (Transport), GTI Secretariat, Beijing

UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UN-HABITAT)

  • Mr. Tam Hoang, Sustainable Urbanisation Specialist

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

  • Mr. Stein Hansen, Regional Director and Representative, Regional Office in Bangkok, Thailand

World Bank

  • Mr. Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Mr. Khalilur Rahman, Senior Public Health Policy Advisor

Non-Governmental Organizations (holding special consultative status with Economic and Social Council)

Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD)

  • Mr. Krishan Lal Thapar, Chairman
  • Mr. Raghubar Dayal, Senior Fellow
  • Mr. Brham Nath Puri, Director (Research)

Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE)

  • Mr. Rohit Baluja, President
  • Mr. Jeffery Michael, Advisor

International Road Transport Union (IRU)

  • Mr. Umberto de Pretto, Secretary General
  • Mr. Mohammad Kazem Asayesh Talab Tousi, Senior Adviser

International Union of Railways (UIC)

  • Mr. Vytas Kinderis, UIC Standardisation and East/West Relations Coordinator
  • Ms. Irina Petrunina, UIC CIS Representative

Other Entities

ASEAN Ports Association (APA)

  • Mr. Muhammad Razif Ahmad, General Manager, Johor Port Authority

Asia Research Initiative Network (ARIN)

  • Ms. Pattamaporn Busapathumrong, International Consultant

City University of Hong Kong

  • Mr. Jin Murakami, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Global Infrastructure Fund Research Foundation Japan (GIF)

  • Mr. Norio Yamamoto, President

Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University

  • Mr. Sivapragasam Ravitharan, Director, Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University

Japan Transport Cooperation Association

  • Mr. Ryo Masutomo, Director, Research Department

Korea Expressway Corporation

  • Mr. Sung-min Cho, Director of Research and Development Planning Office, Transport
  • Mr. Byoungmoon Son, Chief Manager, Transport

Korea Railroad Corporation

  • Mr. Hyeonsoo Kang, Assistant Manager, Trans Korean Railroad Project Division

Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)

  • Mr. Youngjong Kwon, Senior Research Fellow, Global Transport Cooperation
  • Mr. Jang Ho Yun, Research Fellow, Department of Global Transport Research

Thai Intelligent Transport Systems Association (ITS Thailand)

  • Mr. Tongkarn Kaewchalermtong, Vice President, ITS Thailand
  • Mr. Sorawit Narupiti, President, ITS Thailand

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