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UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (UNESCAP)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Foundation date:

1947

Headquarters:

Bangkok (Thailand)

Working languages:

English

Official website:

https://www.unescap.org

Number of participants (countries):

53

Structure and main deliberative bodies:

UNESCAP Secretariat, and its Committees, incl. Transport Committee and its 9 WG

Basic documents (affecting railway transport):

Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports, Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network

Link on regulatory legal acts:

https://www.unescap.org/research

 

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) was established in 1947 and is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

·      ESCAP is working to address some of the region’s most difficult problems by providing results-oriented projects, technical assistance and capacity-building to member States in the following areas:

·         Macroeconomic policies, poverty reduction and financing for development

·         Trade, investment and innovation

·         Transport

·         Environment and development

·         Information and communications technology and disaster risk reduction

·         Social development

·         Statistics

  • Subregional energy development activities

ESCAP promotes rigorous peer analysis and training in its core areas of work; translates these findings into political dialogues and recommendations; and provides good development practices, knowledge sharing and technical assistance to Member States in the implementation of these recommendations.

 

JSC “NC” KTZ” IN THE UNESCAP

JSC “NC” KTZ” takes part in the work of the Regional Meeting on Harmonization of Rules and Regulations for the Facilitation of International Railway Transport.

In addition, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, work is underway to amend the Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports in connection with the expansion of the TLC network in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as the adoption of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network.