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(86th ITC) Roundtable on “Fostering the digital and green transition for inland transport in support of the Sustainable Development Agenda”

23 February 2024 (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Salle XIX, Palais des Nations)
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Preliminary Programme


15:00-15:10 Welcome remarks and co-moderators
  • Mr. Dmitry Mariyasin, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Mr. Francesco Dionori, Chief of Section, Transport Networks and Logistics, Sustainable Transport Division (UNECE)


15:10-16:15 Panel I - The digital transition in freight movements
  • Ms. Tatiana Rey-Bellet, Director – TIR and Transit, IRU “The role of eTIR in the digital transition of transport”
  • Mr. Stéphane Graber, Director General, FIATA “The FIATA bill of lading”
  • Ms. Valentina Ferraro, Technical Attaché “WCO Green Customs Action Plan”
  • Mr. Romain Hubert, Chief of Section, Transport of Dangerous Goods, UNECE “Telematics in the transport of Dangerous Goods”
  • Mr. Mario Apostolov, Regional Adviser, Trade Division UNECE, “UN/CEFACT in the digital transition in freight movements”
Questions and discussion


16:15-16:30 Coffee break


16:30-17:45 Panel II - Digital and green mobility
  • Ms. Els de Wit, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands “Green transition in the Netherlands” (TBC)
  • Mr. Habib Turki, FIA Director Tourism, “FIA and the eCDP”
  • Ms. Liudmila Renne, Head of Foreign Projects and International Cooperation Department and Mr Andrei Lisitsyn, Head of Ecology and Technosphere Safety Department. JSC “Russian Railways”, “Sustainable, Digital, Green (SDG) future of JSC “Russian Railways”
  • Mr. Edwin Bastiaensen, Secretary General IMMA, “Sustainable mobility with Powered Two Wheelers“
  • Ms. Irina Karapetyants, Director of Institute of International Transport Communications, Russian University of Transport, “The contribution of universities to the implementation of measures to mitigate the effects of climate change on transport”
Questions and discussion


17:45-18:00    Summary and conclusions