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Fourth Meeting of the Regional Policy Dialogue's Transport Network

Date: 16 Oct 2014 to 17 Oct 2014

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Miami, FL USA, United States

The Transport Division of the Department of Infrastructure and Environment from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is organizing the 4th Regional Policy Dialogue Transport Network Meeting, on October 16th and 17th , 2014 at Miami, Florida, USA.

 

This year the topic of the Network will be the "Future of the Port Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean" with special emphasis on the challenges of the region on terms of development and productivity of ports, port terminals and access planning . The event will include the participation of ministerial authorities from Latin America and the Caribbean countries, IDB specialists and recognized experts in this field.

 

The Transport Network is part of the Regional Policy Dialogue and is composed by the ministers and vice ministers from the 26 countries of the region that work in terms of transport. The network seeks to provide a mechanism for dialogue among key decision-making authorities-, through the horizontal exchange of information, knowledge, experiences and lessons learned as well as providing opportunities for collaboration to address common challenges faced by countries of the region in terms of transport infrastructure .

 

The event aims to bring together ministerial-level officials that have a direct influence with the development and implementation of policies on terms of port development. In addition, it seeks to generate a dialogue of policies aimed to discuss port’s productivity, territorial planning and access to ports focusing on a more efficient integration between the port and ground transportation.

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