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  • Report  |   2014

    Bridging Transport, ICT and Energy Infrastructure Gaps for Seamless Regional Connectivity

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    Bridging Transport, ICT and Energy Infrastructure Gaps for Seamless Regional Connectivity, is a contribution by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to deliberations at the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in Vienna, Austria, from 3 to 5 November 2014. It...

  • Report  |   2014

    Improving Connectivity in SPECA Subregion: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    Improving connectivity between Afghanistan and Central Asia was the focus of discussions at the 2014 Economic Forum of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) held in Ashgabat on 4 December 2014 in the light of the Afghan chairmanship of SPECA during 2014 and the beginning of Afghanistan’s Transformation...

  • Report  |   2014

    Regional Connectivity for Shared Prosperity

    Author(s): United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

    Connectivity is a cornerstone of regional economic cooperation and integration – and has become a major priority for the countries of Asia and the Pacific, especially in the context of efforts to find new drivers of regional economic growth, and to create additional domestic and aggregate regional demand. To best unlock the potential of ever-more...

  • Report  |   2014

    Build-Operate-Transfer Concession for the Queen Alia Airport in Jordan

    Author(s): World Bank Group

    This webpage provides an example of a transaction in which multilateral development banks played a role in facilitating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). It also demonstrates the value of private sector capital in infrastructure financing and the complexity of implementation. In the case of Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), the...

  • Report  |   2014

    Core Network Corridors Progress Report of the European Coordinators

    Author(s): European Commission

    Discussing the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) core network corridors, this report provides an update on their progress through 2014. Trade Transport European Commission Download PDF https://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/infrastructure/ten-t-guidelines_en All Report European Commission 2014-01-01 00:00:00 V2P2P Regional Connectivity

  • Report  |   2014

    Operationalizing Economic Corridors in Central Asia- A Case Study of the Almaty-Bishkek Corridor

    Author(s): Asian Development Bank

    Providing a detailed analysis of the CAREC Corridor 1 — the Almaty-Bishkek Corridor — this report assesses the corridor's potential as a pilot for economic corridor development in Central Asia, and outlines steps to be taken for further development. Trade Transport Asian Development Bank Download PDF https://think-asia.org/handle/11540/2249...

  • Report  |   2014

    Infrastructure Public-Private Partnership Case Studies of APEC Member Economies

    Author(s): Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

    This collection of 55 PPP case studies — provided by contributing APEC member economies, as well as international financial institutions — covers infrastructure PPP projects in the transport, energy, water supply and wastewater treatment, and service sectors of 18 APEC member economies (Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea,...

  • Report  |   2014

    Closing the Distance: Partnerships for Sustainable and Resilient Transport Systems in Small Island Developing States

    Author(s): UNCTAD Trade Logistics Branch

    The report, intended as one of UNCTAD contribution to the Samoa Conference and, more generally, to the broader sustainable development agenda of SIDS, provide information about the maritime transport situation in SIDS and underscores the strategic importance of this economic sector for SIDS economies and communities. This report provides an...

  • Report  |   2014

    Maritime Piracy (Part I): An Overview of Trends, Costs and Trade-related Implications- Studies in Transport Law and Policy – 2014 (No.1)

    Author(s): Asariotis, Regina ; Benamara, Hassiba ; Premti, Anila ; Lavelle, Jennifer

    Piracy threatens the safety of navigation, and has broader implications for transport and trade across interconnected supply chains, as well as for energy and food security. Above all, piracy is associated with considerable human costs, as seafarers are the first to be affected by piracy attacks. Piracy disrupts transport and trade flows, as well...

  • Report  |   2014

    Maritime Piracy (Part II): An Overview of the International Legal Framework and of Multilateral Cooperaton to Combat Piracy- Studies in Transport Law and Policy – 2014 (No.2)

    Author(s): Asariotis, Regina ; Benamara, Hassiba ; Premti, Anila ; Lavelle, Jennifer

    The report provides a detailed overview of regulatory and other initiatives pursued by the international community in an effort to combat piracy. The importance of strengthened cooperation at all levels- not only in respect of maritime security measures, but also in terms of information sharing, effective prosecution of pirates and of the...

  • Report  |   2010

    Institutions for Asian Connectivity

    Author(s): Bhattacharyay, Biswa Nath

    To make Asia more economically sustainable and resilient against external shocks, regional economies need to be rebalanced toward regional demand- and trade-driven growth through increased regional connectivity. The effectiveness of connectivity depends on the quality of hard and soft infrastructure. Of particular importance in terms of soft...

  • Report  |   2014

    Connecting Central Asia with Economic Centers

    Author(s): Asian Development Bank

    This report by the Asian Development Bank Institute offers a macroeconomic overview of Central Asia from 1990 to the present; examines trade ties between Central Asia and economic centers; analyzes foreign direct investment links; examines finance, infrastructure, migration, institutions, and other linkages; and provides key policy...

  • Report  |   2014

    Developing Economic Corridors in South Asia

    Author(s): De, Prabir ; Iyengar, Kavita

    As tariff-based barriers decline in South Asia, countries in the region are recognizing the importance of transport and trade facilitation measures to reap the benefits of trade liberalization. The next stage in regional cooperation is the development of economic corridors. This book discusses the shaping of economic corridors along regional...

  • Report  |   2010

    Connecting Greater Mekong Subregion Railways: A Strategic Framework

    Author(s): Asian Development Bank

    This strategic framework develops a practical approach to railway integration in the Greater Mekong Subregion, provides GMS countries with an initial framework for achieving integration and interoperability, identifies priority initiatives, builds a platform for further dialogue and discussion between and among GMS countries, and provides a...

  • Report  |   2014

    Caribbean Regional Action Plan on Freight Logistics, Maritime Transport and Trade Facilitation

    Author(s): Lucenti, Krista

    The Caribbean's location at the crossroads of global container shipping routes gives the region excellent maritime connectivity that could translate into significant commercial opportunities. Given its heavy dependence on trade, Caribbean authorities are increasingly vested in improving the efficiency of supply chains and addressing issues...

  • Report  |   2014

    APEC Connectivity Blueprint

    Author(s): Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

    This publication combines the two key documents relating to the APEC Connectivity Blueprint, namely: 1. APEC Connectivity Blueprint 2015-2025, which APEC Leaders endorsed during their annual meeting in Beijing in November 2014, and 2. The Report to Implement the APEC Connectivity Blueprint, a document prepared to support the blueprint’s...

  • Presentation  |   2014

    ADB’s Initiatives on Promoting Transport Connectivity in South Asia

    Author(s): Iyengar, Kavita

    This presentation on the "ADB’s Initiatives on Promoting Transport Connectivity in South Asia" was delivered by Kavita Iyengar at the Regional Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Connectivity in Southern Asia held at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi on 19-20 November 2014. Trade Transport ICT Iyengar, Kavita Download PDF http://www.unescap.org...

  • Presentation  |   2014

    South Asia – ASEAN Connectivity

    Author(s): De, Prabir

    This presentation on the "South Asia – ASEAN Connectivity" was given by Prabir De at the Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Transport Connectivity in Southern Asia held in Le Meridien Hotel on 19-20 November 2014 in New Delhi. Trade Transport ICT De, Prabir Download PDF http://www.unescap.org/resources/presentationsouth-asia-%E2%80%93-...

  • Presentation  |   2014

    Connectivity in Central Asia- Markets, Infrastructure, and Policy Options for Enhancing Cross‐Border Connectivity

    Author(s): Ruddy, Michael

    Transport Ruddy, Michael Download PDF http://www.unescap.org/resources/presentation-section-1-connectivity-central-asi... International bandwidth fiber infrastructure INTERNET Telecommunications broadband connection International connectivity fiber optic transmission ICT HARMONIZATION All Presentation Terabit Consulting 2014-01-01 00:00:00 Asian...

  • Presentation  |   2014

    Regional Cooperation on Infrastructure Services as A Key Instrument for Developmental Integration

    Author(s): V. Mougani, Gabriel

    Transport Trade V. Mougani, Gabriel Download PDF http://unctad.org/SearchCenter/Pages/Results.aspx?k=connectivity&r=unctadcontent... integration border infrastructure Border Crossing REGIONAL INTEGRATION rules of origin Trade Facilitation All Presentation 2014-01-01 00:00:00

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