National Workshop on Strengthening the Capacities of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to incorporate Dry Ports into the logistics network: Institutional, Infrastructural and Operational aspects
Following the conclusion of the project entitled “Strengthening the Institutional Framework for the Development of Dry Ports in Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vietnam and Thailand”, which compiled, studied and analyzed the institutional, legal and regulatory frameworks for the development of dry ports of international importance in the project participating countries, the secretariat is organizing a series of follow-up national workshops to provide technical assistance with the implementation of the recommendations of the project.
One of the series is scheduled for 24 October 2019 in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The national workshop will bring together government officials and private sector representatives, as well as selected international experts to discuss and identify ways forward with regard to applicable institutional measures including (i) inter-agency coordination and private sector engagement (ii) benefits of and challenges to becoming a Party to the ESCAP Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports and; (iii) suitable legal and regulatory frameworks for attracting and absorbing private investment in Dry Ports.
- 1. Institutional Determinants for Dry Port Development - ESCAP
- 2. Connectivity in South East Asia - ESCAP
- 3. Lao National Logistics Strategy and dry port development progress - Lao PDR
- 4. Trends and Developments in dry ports and logistics in Lao PDR - LIFFA
- 5. Indonesian experience in operationalization of Dry Ports - ILFA/ALFI
- 6. Institutional Barriers Dry Ports Logistics Network - STC-NESTRA
- 7. Sustainable Logistics in the Mekong Region - Mekong Institute
- 8. Perspectives on public-private coordination for dry ports - TIFFA