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1 1 UNECE – Transport Division Round Table II Best Practices in the formulation of investment policies in LLDCs 1 October October 2008 Eva Molnar Transport Division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe High-level Investment Forum

2 2 UNECE – Transport Division LLDCs in the Global village AfghanistanAfghanistan Armenia Armenia Azerbaijan BhutanBhutan * Bolivia Botswana Burkina FasoBurkina Faso * BurundiBurundi * Central African RepublicCentral African Republic * ChadChad * EthiopiaEthiopia * Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Lao Peoples Democratic RepublicLao Peoples Democratic Republic * LesothoLesotho * MalawiMalawi * MaliMali * Moldova, Republic of Mongolia NepalNepal * NigerNiger * Paraguay RwandaRwanda * Swaziland Tajikistan The Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia Turkmenistan UgandaUganda * Uzbekistan ZambiaZambia * Zimbabwe

3 3 UNECE – Transport Division Border crossing is an issue also in UNECE!

4 4 UNECE – Transport Division Free flow of transit transit freedom S drivervehicle cargoinfrastructure B/C and transit proc. businessbusiness ConditionsConditions

5 5 UNECE – Transport Division Minimum conditions for international mobility – D,V,D Driver –Entry – visa for professional drivers. Boatmasters… –Driving license (special for dangerous goods) –Mutual recognition of driving license –Driving timeDriving time Vehicle –Entry –Vehicle construction standards and Technical inspectionVehicle construction standards and Technical inspection –Size and weight – and mutual recognition of weight certificate Driver and vehicle –Insurance – green card system

6 6 UNECE – Transport Division Minimum conditions for international mobility - I Infrastructure –Availability – multi-country investment planning –Quality and safety Classification Road signs Traffic rules and signs

7 7 UNECE – Transport Division New horizons for investment planning TEM and TER Master Plan – revision Euro-Asian Transport Linkages The Hinterland connection of seaports Investment Planning tools Network Agreements

8 8 UNECE – Transport Division The Investment Planning Tools offered for multi-country planning The UNECE Governments have developed methodologies for planning the E networks: –Inter-modal approach –Definitions of bottlenecks and missing links Traffic Censuses –On E-roads every 5 years Guidelines for Socio-Economic Cost Benefit Analysis of Transport Infrastructure Project Appraisal in conformity with EU, EBRD, EIB and WB practices

9 9 UNECE – Transport Division

10 10 UNECE – Transport Division EATL Project total value $43.4 billion total value $43.4 billion 230 projects 230 projects

11 11 UNECE – Transport Division Minimum conditions for international mobility - C Cargo –Consignment note, e.g. in roads CMR –Customs transit guarantee scheme, e.g. TIR –Special cargo – dangerous goods, perishable foodstuff, live animals

12 12 UNECE – Transport Division Minimum conditions for international mobility - 4 Modern integrated border management Harmonization of border crossing procedures

13 13 UNECE – Transport Division Business conditions Admission to profession Market access on home market Market access on international market Transit rights

14 14 UNECE – Transport Division Free Transit vs. Freedom of Transit Free flow of transit –infrastructure –Vehicle –Driver –Cargo Freedom of transit – doing business conditions –Transit rights and permits –Loco and third country rights and permits

15 15 UNECE – Transport Division A New Paradigm – GSC shapes government decisions in investment From modal approach to Supply Chain approach –Investments for integrated transport modes From state planning to PPP at planning stage –Hubs, ports, railways have a growing say in investments From local to corridor level and freight based traffic management –UNECE Agreements and projects –See the case of Rotterdam port

16 16 UNECE – Transport Division A New Paradigm – GSC shapes government decisions in facilitation and liberalization From national road transport markets to multi-modal, global supply chain markets From regional customs guarantee schemes to transcontinental and to global

17 17 UNECE – Transport Division The speakers will address all these and many more issues Lead presentation by John S. Wilson, World Bank Panelists: – H.E. Soulivong Daravong, Lao PDR – Mr. Ryaz Shamji, Ethiopia – Mr. Oleg Dyachenko, Kazakhstan – Ms. Suzana Mjuweni, Malawi

18 18 UNECE – Transport Division Conclusion 1. Quick fix solutions – joining the existing multi- lateral frameworks Short to Medium term solutions 2. Short to Medium term solutions - B/C benchmarking - use regional transport planning - implementation monitoring - all APA recommendations Medium to Longer term solutions 3. Medium to Longer term solutions - global e-TIR+++ - investment and facilitation combined

19 19 UNECE – Transport Division Thank you for your attention!


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