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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)​


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ESCAP was established in 1947 and now comprises of 53 countries and 9 Associate Members. It is an international forum as a platform for negotiation and economic cooperation among the countries of Asia and the Pacific region.​

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ESCAP was established in 1947 and now comprises 53 countries and 9 Associate Members. This international forum is a platform for negotiation and cooperation among the countries of Asia and the Pacific region. The Ministry of Transport is actively involved in the cooperation with UNESCAP, namely the UNESCAP Transport Ministers' Meeting, which will held every 2 - 4 years and UNESCAP Committee on Transport Meeting which held once every two years.​

Based on UNESCAP Resolution 64/5, UNESCAP Transport Ministers' Meeting will be the platform to discuss on issues raised and to promote regional integration of transport. This meeting was held for the first time in 2009 and the second meeting was held in 2013.​

Committee on Transport Meeting (COT) will discuss about the development of a regional network between various modes of transport including the Asian Highway Network, Trans-Asian Railway network and dry ports network. This meeting is important in strengthening the relations among member countries as well as optimizing the use of existing infrastructure and increasing the level of integration between different modes of transport. COT also enable senior officials’ involvement in sharing knowledge about sustainable transport, including railway and also expanding the use of safer transport system including public transport and pedestrian facilities in urban areas.​

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