International Conference on Inland Water Transport in Wroclaw, Poland, on 18 – 19 April 2018, organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation of Poland.

The aim of the conference is to bring together high-level representatives of international institutions, leaders and decision makers involved in the development of transport and to draw their attention to the need to develop the inland waterway transport sector. The International Conference on Inland Water Transport is also aimed at increasing the focus of policy on fostering the role of inland water transport, encouraging countries to maximize the potential of inland waterways and addressing the challenges of sustainable development of mobility with reference to inland water transport. The assemblage of international community representatives is going to constitute an occasion to build up their awareness of issues related to inland water transport both in and outside of Europe. One of the main objectives of the conference is to enhance both the European and the international perception of the opportunities offered by inland waterway transport. Debates and sessions will focus on the development of key infrastructure for the improvement of navigation, digitalization and data exchange, as well as ecology, education and other crucial issues of the sector.

For more information at the web site of this event: www.connectingiww.pl.