The 21st Meeting of COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held in Ankara on October 12-13, 2023, with the theme of “Measuring the Environmental Impacts of Transport Infrastructures in OIC Member Countries”.

Along with the representatives of Member States, the representatives of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) attended the meeting.

The representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences regarding the environmental impacts of transport infrastructures in their respective countries. Furthermore, they have deliberated global best practices concerning how to assess the environmental effects of transport infrastructures, success factors and challenges faced in the OIC Member Countries. The meeting has mainly considered the main findings of the Guide titled “Measuring the Environmental Impacts of Transport Infrastructures in OIC Member Countries” which is conducted by the CCO and the COMCEC Transport and Communications Outlook. The participants came up with some important policy recommendations, as the main output of the meeting, to be submitted to COMCEC Ministerial Session.

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