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Policy Segment

Draft programme
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Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary, UNECE
Eva Molnar, Director, Sustainable Transport Division, UNECE

Matthias Rinderknecht, Policy segment Chair and Moderator, Chair of THE PEP
International Affairs, Federal Office of Transport, Switzerland

Nicolas Meilhan, Principal Consultant Energy & Transportation Practices, Frost & Sullivan, France
Janos Monigl, Chief Engineer for transport system planning FOMTERV, Hungary
Integrative tools and solutions in urban and regional public transport –  from the perspective of Budapest
Vojko Obersnel, M.S., Mayor, City of Rijeka, Croatia
Improved rail and motorway hinterland connections to ports can boost city renewal: the case of Rijeka
Jos Arts, Rijkswaterstaat Directorate Traffic and Water Management, Netherlands
Networking for Urban Vitality: Building a network for integration of multi-modal infrastructure and spatial planning: lessons from Utrecht and Rotterdam
Nikolay Asaul, Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
The role of the Federal Ministry of Transport in dealing with the fast-paced challenges of growing Russian cities and the case of Moscow  Urban Transport

Yuriy Ilin, Vice-Mayor, City of Almaty, Kazakhstan
When decaying public transport was faced with rapid motorization: the case of Almaty
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Gregory Dimitriadis, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA), Greece
Impatient passenger demand for modern, reliable and affordable public transport amidst economic crisis: the case of Athens
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Blaise Hochstrasser, General Director, Division of Transport, Department of the Environment, Transport and Agriculture, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva Public Transport Company meeting the mobility needs both of the city and the French neighbourhood

Scheduled interventions
Isabelle Dorliat-Pouzet, Sous-Préfète de Saint-Julien-en-Genevois,  Sous-préfecture de Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
PDF Robert Stein, Engineer, CEO, CargoCap GmbH, Germany
Background document
ECE/TRANS/2015/1 - Concept note and draft agenda of the policy segment “Rethinking Sustainable Urban Transport and Mobility to Meet the Challenges of a New Era”
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