Information published on 20 February 2018 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr eNews.

UIC participates in the 80th Inland Transport Committee in Geneva

Mr Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General of UIC, was invited by Mr Yuwei Li, the newly-appointed Director of UNECE’s Sustainable Transport Division, to participate in the 80th Inland Transport Committee from 20 – 23 February.

Mr Loubinoux had the opportunity to participate in the first panel together with Peter Gašperšič, Infrastructure Minister of Slovenia, Ms Maria Magdalena Grigore, Vice-Minister of Transport of Romania, Mr Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director General, DG MOVE, EU Commission, Mr Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, and Ms Nancy Vandycke, Coordinator, Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All), World Bank.

During his presentations Mr Loubinoux focused on the evolution of transport into an integrated chain of mobility. He highlighted the work and studies conducted by the UIC teams in the areas of freight corridors, passenger travel and the development of high speed and smart stations in conjunction with mobility, as well as the work done by the UIC Sustainable Unit.

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