1st Training-Workshop on China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor Management held

2020-10-12 15:59:01

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ East and North-East Asia Office (ENEA) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is organizing a series of training-workshops to strengthen subregional connectivity in East and North-East Asia through effective economic corridor management. The first of the series was organized on China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor Management in collaboration with the Investment Research Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on October 6-8.

Director of the MFA Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation V.Oyu, UN Resident Coordinator Tapan Mishra, ESCAP-ENEA Director B.Ganbold delivered remakrs at the training-workshop that was participated by over 60 representatives from MFA departments, government ministries and agencies, Customs, Ulaanbaatar Railway, National University of Mongolia, Academy of Sciences, and the private sector.

The participants exchanged views with international researchers on how to effectively implement the projects planned in the ‘Mongolia-Russia-China Economic Corridor Establishment Program’. Specifically, they received information on Asian Highway Network, current state and future of cross-border transport conducted between the three countries in accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreement on International Road Transport along the Asian Highway Network, how to speed up border and customs processing to boost transport, how countries are coping with challenges brought by COVID-19, how to effectively implement technical and operational standards for dry ports, how to apply for the United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations and successful regional dry port projects. The role of Mongolia-Russia-China economic corridor in regional cooperation was also discussed at the event.

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