Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

83rd Session of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee

Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum, moderates the High-Policy Segment on 23 February, 11:35 - 12:20 CET, and presents ITF work and activity during the International Organisations Segment on 25 February, 11:00 - 13:00 CET.

23 February, 11:00
Opening Statements: 

  • Mr. Kristof Schockaert, Chair, Inland Transport Committee
  • Ms. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, UNECE
  • Mr. Jean Todt, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Road Safety
  • Mr. Yuwei Li, Director, Sustainable Transport Division, UNECE

Keynote speech: 

  • H.E. Ms. Adina-Ioana Vălean, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport

Speakers in the High-Policy Segment on 23 February, 11:00 - 13:00 CET include:

  • H.E. Ms. Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • H.E. Mr. Vladislav Kryklii, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine
  • H.E. Mr. Emil Kaikiev, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Eurasian Economic Commission
  • Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, World Customs Organization
  • Mr. Bill Halkias, President, International Road Federation (IRF)

Scheduled high-level interventions include:

  • Mr. Adrian Covăsnianu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania
  • Mr. Klaus Bonhoff, Director General, Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Germany
  • Ms. Guanyu Li, Deputy Director-General of Department of International Cooperation, People's Republic of China
  • Mr. Jan Hoffmann, Chief, Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD

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