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The 148th session of the Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport of the Inland Transport Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe takes place in Geneva

06 February, 23:09

On February 6-9, 2018 the 148th session of the Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport of the Inland Transport Committee of the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is taking place in Geneva.

Participants of the session are discussing the today's status of various international legal instruments in the area of transport and international trade, including the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention, 1975), the International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods of 1982 and the International Convention to Facilitate the Crossing of Frontiers for Passengers and Baggage carried by Rail of 1952, as well as proposals concerning amendments to them.

During the today's Working Party meeting the representative from Ukraine Mr. O.Fedorov has been elected as its Vice-Chair for the year 2018.

The experts of the Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Association of International Road Carriers of Ukraine as well as the members of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine in Geneva participate in the 148th session of the Working Party.