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AFRICAN REGIONAL REVIEW MEETING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALMATY PROGRAMME OF ACTION Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 15-18 July 2013
International support measures to LLDCS Contribution by IRU Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 17 July 2013 Jean Acri Head – IRU Regional Committee for Africa Secretariat
This is the IRU Page 3 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
Evolution of IRU Membership 1948: eight founder countries 2013: 170 Members in 74 countries …and 26 CRIPA Members in 22 countries Page 4 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU Priority Issues Sustainable Développements Innovation Incentives Infrastructure Facilitation Trade Tourism Road Transport These are also the priorities of the IRU Academy Page 5 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
Transports Internationaux Routiers Managed by the IRU since 1949 Securing and facilitating trade and international road transport Page 6 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
What is the TIR System? A tried and tested, affordable facilitation instrument for international transport and trade Multilateral Multimodal (road-rail, road-maritime, road-air) Global Based on TIR Convention of 1975, signed by 68 contracting parties Page 7 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
Geographical scope of the TIR Convention IRU 2012: 3158300 TIR Carnets issued Page 8 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
TIR Carnets issued in LLCs Page 9 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013 LLC 2012: 507200 TIR Carnets issued
TIR Carnets issued in LLCs Page 10 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013 LLC 2003 – 2012 = 14.35% of TIR Carnets issued
TIR Carnets terminated in LLCs Page 11 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013 466585 TIR Carnets terminated in LLC
TIR transports ending in LLCs Page 12 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
Next steps Afghanistan soon TIR operational TIR and UN trade and road transport facilitation Conventions are an opportunity for African island developing States: To facilitate their access to African continental partner countries To benefit from harmonised procedures to ensure territorial continuity with African continent Page 13 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU Academy: Worldwide Excellence in Road Transport Training International Network of IRU Academy Accredited Training Institutes (ATIs) IRU Academy Advisory Committee World Bank United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Page 14 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU Academy Programmes Page 15 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU Academy Online (AOL) Private and secure web sites for - IRU Academy ATI promotion - IRU Academy graduate promotion - Real-time credential verification ATIs to access up-to-date learning material, reference information and multimedia resources through a single web access Page 16 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU Academy accredited training institutes in landlocked countries Page 17 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
IRU briefs transport leaders of CEMAC Countries on road transport facilitation, safety and capacity building Douala, 15 June 2013 Page 18 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013 The IRU briefed some 50 high level experts from the public and private road transport sector at seminar organised by the World Bank and the Economic and Monetary Commission for Central African countries (CEMAC - Cameroun, Chad, the Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon), focusing on the need to further facilitate road transport, organise the profession, and develop professional training at internationally recognised standards, as provided by the IRU Academy, to ensure economic growth and enhance road safety.CEMAC Seminar participants concluded that CEMAC Member States should in priority adhere to and implement key UN multilateral trade and road transport facilitation instruments, such as the Harmonization and TIR Conventions to achieve regional and pan-African economic integration.
www.iru.org Page 19 © International Road Transport Union (IRU) 2013
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