3rd Meeting of the Working Group on Dry Ports
The Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports entered into force on 23 April 2016. Currently there are 17 signatories and 13 Parties to the Agreement. In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, a Working Group on Dry Port was established. The third meeting of the Working Group is scheduled to be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok on 13 and 14 November 2019.
The Working Group will review the implementation of the Agreement and receive updated information from participants on initiatives being implemented or considered to develop dry ports of international importance in their respective countries. the progress made towards integrating these dry ports into international intermodal transport corridors. The Working Group may wish to consider adoption of proposed amendments to Annex I to the Agreement received from its parties by the secretariat. The Working Group will also consider the progress in the development and operationalization of international intermodal transport corridors and in integration of dry ports of international importance into such corridors. Finally, the Working Group will discuss policies and strategies related to increasing efficiency of multimodal transport operations in the region, including a possibility of developing of a harmonized legal framework for multimodal transport operations.