The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has a long history of support for developing transport connections between Europe and Asia. The EATL project, Phase I (2002–2007), Phase II (2008–2012) and Phase III (2013–2017) made transport between Europe and Asia a reality. Phase III gathered 38 countries from Europe and Asia and concluded that road and rail transportation along Euro-
Content The first section describes the TIR transit system, its coverage, objective and functioning and analyses possible future developments. The second section contains the complete text of the TIR Convention. The third section contains related resolutions and recommendations.