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IRF Summit 2013 - Bringing Policy & Practice Together

Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva International Conference Centre , 11 December 2013 - 12 December 2013

IRF is organising a unique event on 11 and 12 December 2013 at the UN Headquarters in Geneva - a two-day summit focusing on Safety, Sustainability and Efficiency of road networks. In particular the Summit will explore policy linkages with United Nations agencies, the European Commission and other international institutions and stakeholders. This is a rare opportunity to find out about policy development in the UN and other key international institutions and to connect with key UN representatives relevant to your organisation.

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Wednesday 11 December

Plenary Opening


Sustainable transport and mobility: trends and challenges
Mr. Miodrag Pesut, Head of Unit, Transport Division, UNECE, Switzerland

 

IRF Working Groups & Committees meetings


IRF Environment Committee

Thematic Session: Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP)

Thematic Session Sustainable Public Procurement (continued)

Thematic Session: Transport Emission Assessment Tools

Thematic Session: IRF commitment to Sustainable Transport

 

IRF Road Financing & Economics Committee

Thematic session: Measuring Road Quality

Thematic session: Financing for Road Maintenance

Thematic session: Financing for Road Maintenance (continued)

Round Table Discussion

Thematic Session: Standards for Public Private Partnerships

 

IRF Policy Committee on Intelligent Transport Systems

Welcome and opening
Opening by Mr. Josef Czako, Chair ITS Policy Committee

Report of the ITS PC meeting in Brussels, 26 April 2013
Mrs. Caroline Visser, Dept Director General, IRF Geneva, Switzerland

Thematic session: Key performance indicators for ITS Policy

Thematic session: Elaboration and Implementation of the IRF KPI initiative

 

IRF Group of Experts on Road Safety

Status report on activities and developments
Mr. Hilton Vorster, Chair IRF Group of Expert on Road Safety

Thematic Session: Road Safety Audits

Thematic Session: Road Safety Audits (continued)

Thematic Session: The Provision of Safe Infrastructure

Thematic Session: Effective Advocacy Programmes

Thematic Session: ITS and Road Safety

Thursday, 12 December

Plenary Summit session


IRF: The Future – Panel Debate

Interactive Round Table of UN Agencies and international organizations
“Safe and Reliable road Networks as Economic Enablers”
Moderator: Mr. Ian Webb, IRF Director General, Switzerland

With the participation of:

  • Mr. Sean Doherty, Director, Supply Chain & Transport Industry, World Economic Forum (WEF)
  • Mr. Michael Fahy, Director Sustainable Mobility, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • Mr. Nick Gardner, Head of Construction Management, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  • Mr. Kiran Kapila, Chairman, International Road Federation
  • Mr. Jari Kauppila, Economist, OECD/International Transport Forum (ITF)
  • Mr. Miodrag Peshut, Chief Transport Facilitation and Economics Section, UNECE

Launch of the IRF World Road Statistics 50th Anniversary edition
Mr. Ian Webb, IRF Director General, Switzerland