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Attendance at International Transport Forum

From 18 to 20 May, Mr. Jean Todt attended the International Transport Forum, with the focus on global transport policy, was held in Leipzig, Germany, with the theme of Green and Inclusive Transport. The Special Envoy for Road Safety, along with UNECE representatives, participated during the Forum to promote sustainable transport, including road safety. The Special Envoy held bi-lateral meetings with transport ministers and Associate Ministers to raise awareness about the United Nations78 Road Safety Conventions, potential UN Road Safety Trust Fund and the 2017 Inland Transport Committee high-level ministerial meeting, and to provide encouragement for stronger road safety efforts. Bilateral meetings with Ministers of Transport during the 2016 International Transport Forum were held with Mr. Guillermo Dietrich, Minister of Transport, Argentina; Mr. Craig Foss, Associate Minister of Transport, New Zealand; Mr. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Morocco; and Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Minister of Transport, Thailand.