The 8th Meeting of the COMCEC Transport and Communications Working Group was held on October 27th, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey with the theme of “Improving Road Safety in the OIC Member States”.

The Meeting was attended by the representatives of 13 Member States, which have notified their focal points for the Transport and Communications Working Group namely; The Gambia, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Qatar, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Uganda. Representatives of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), World Bank (WB), SESRIC, AMEND, ECORYS&SWOV and COMCEC Coordination Office (CCO) have also attended the Meeting.

The Representatives of the Member States have shared their experiences, achievements and challenges in the field of road safety in their respective countries. Additionally, the issue of policies that can be implemented to improve road safety was discussed. The Meeting has considered the Studies “Improving Road Safety in the OIC Member States” and the “COMCEC Transport and Communications Outlook 2016” prepared by the COMCEC Coordination Office.

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