Capacity building workshop on strengthening connectivity along the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor

Thursday, 21 October 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:45pm


In the context of the project “Strengthening the capacity of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) to design and implement policies that promote transport connectivity in line with the Belt and Road Initiative for the achievement of the SDGs”, UN-OHRLLS and ESCAP co-organized a joint capacity building workshop on strengthening connectivity along the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor that was held in a virtual format on 21 October 2021.  The aim of the training workshop was to share and discuss experiences and best practices in developing corridors and to share the findings and recommendations of a technical paper on the China-Mongolia-Russia transport corridor recently prepared by the office.




Mr. Weimin Ren, Director, Transport division, ESCAP

Mr. Sandagdorj Erdenebileg, Chief of Policy Development, Coordination, and Reporting Service, UN-OHRLLS (recorded video message)

Mr. Tapan Mishra, United Nations Resident Coordinator (UN RC) for Mongolia 

Developing Economic Corridors Emerging Approaches in CAREC: Economic Cooperation Zone between China and Mongolia. by Ms. Dorothea Lazaro, Regional Cooperation Specialist, East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor by Mr. Almas Baitenov, Institutional Development and Regional Cooperation Expert, ABEC Coordinator in Kazakhstan

Greening the China–Mongolia–Russia economic corridor, by Mr. Shigang Zhang, Senior Programme Management Officer, UNEP

Main findings of the report of the study on strengthening connectivity along the China-Mongolia-Russian Federation Economic Corridor, by Ms. Varvara Krechetova, UN-OHRLLS-ESCAP consultant

Development of information tools and coordination arrangements for transport corridors. CMREC and Intergovernmental Agreement on International Road transport along the Asian Highway Network as its component, by Mr. Fedor Kormilitsyn, ESCAP Transport Division

Economic and transport corridor development and coordination, by Ms. Frida Youssef, Chief, Transport Section, Division on Transport and Logistics, UNCTAD

Digitalization from Maersk Perspective, by Dr. Irakly Danelia, Commercial Representative in Caucasus Region, Maersk Line


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