Project Details
Formulating and Implementing an Intergovernmental Agreement of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States on Facilitation of International Road Transport
Country:People's Republic of China
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyz Republic
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Sector:Transport
Summary:To promote transport, trade, and tourism among the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries, the technical assistance helps formulate and implement an intergovernmental agreement to facilitate international road transport. Its components are support for negotiating the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of International Road Transport, preparation and negotiation of protocols, and provision of advisory services and training to government officials and other stakeholders in SCO members for implementing the Agreement.
Expected Outcome:The expected outcome of the TA was the formulation and implementation of an intergovernmental agreement on facilitation of international road transport that was consistent with existing international conventions and took into account ongoing negotiations on the Transit Traffic Agreement Framework among the People's Republic of China, Mongolia, and the Russian Federation.
Expected Outputs:The expected TA outputs were (i) negotiated Framework Agreement protocols by SCO member governments, and (ii) strengthened capacity of government officials and other stakeholders in SCO members for implementing the agreement.
Date Approved:2004
Status:Completed
Expected Completion:2007
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $500,000
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific: $980,000
Shared: $50,000 (GKAZ, GKGZ, GPRC, GRUS, GTAJ, GUZB)
Links/Documents:ADB Project Page
TA Completion Report