UN-OHRLLS USG Gyan Chandra Acharya and the IRU President Janusz Lacny sign MOU in Geneva, April 2015Agreement signed between United Nations and International Road Transportation Union to strengthen implementation plan of action for landlocked developing countries

On 15 April the United Nations Office for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Road Transportation Union (IRU) that would see greater cooperation between the two bodies in the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action  – an ambitious 10-year plan of action for the worlds’ 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs).  The MoU, signed in Geneva by the UN-OHRLLS USG Gyan Chandra Acharya and the IRU President Janusz Lacny, aims to create awareness on key issues and activities related to transit and transport including improving border crossings, developing regional transport corridors and facilitating trade, focusing on LLDCs and their transit partners. Read more…

 

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