International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport Cooperation
The Conference and the Second Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from on 25-29 August 2003. The International Ministerial Conference on Transit Transport Cooperation was the first of its kind and it provided the international community with a unique opportunity to galvanize international solidarity and partnership to assist landlocked developing countries to effectively participate in the international trading system, through, among other things, establishing transit systems.

At its successful conclusions, the Ministerial Conference adopted the Almaty Programme of Action and the Almaty Ministerial Declaration.

  
Mandate
 
In 2002 United Nations General Assembly decided to convene in 2003 an International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries and Donor Countries and International Financial and Development Institutions on Transit Transport Cooperation. <<more>>
 
Preparatory process
 
 
First Session (New York, 23-27 June 2003)
 
 
Parallel events
Trade Facilitation Measures
(28 August 2003)
 
 
High Level Investment Forum (29 August 2003)
 
 
Trade and Transport Facilitation (29 August 2003)