Committee on Transport, Sixth session

12 Nov 2020 to 13 Nov 2020
Bangkok, Thailand
By invitation only

The sixth session of the Committee on Transport will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 12 to 13 November 2020. The Committee will discuss matters of strategic importance to regional transport development, regional cooperation and the formulation of regional policies to advance sustainable transport and connectivity in line with existing regional and global mandates such as the Regional Actional Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, Phase I (2017-2021), related ESCAP resolutions and the Decade of Action for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, among others. The Committee is also expected to deliberate on the key objectives and directions of the new Regional Action Programme for 2022-2026 and provide guidance on the preparations for the Ministerial Conference on Transport, to be held in 2021. The Committee will also provide member States and associate members of ESCAP with a forum to exchange views and discuss policies to meet the objectives of economic, environmental and social sustainability for the transport sector.