Information published on 6 November 2020 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr eNews.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between UIC and the World Wildlife Fund Central and Eastern Europe (WWF-CEE)

  • Biodiversity
  • Cooperation
  • MoU
  • Sustainability
  • Vegetation

On 18 November, Director General of UIC, François Davenne, and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund Central and Eastern Europe (WWF-CEE), Andreas Beckmann, will virtually sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between WWF-CEE and UIC.

To mark the beginning of a fruitful and exciting collaboration, UIC invites you to join the online event, in which participants will explore the objective of the relationship with WWF-CEE of generating incentives for railway stakeholders for a more sustainable future for the railways in Central and Eastern Europe.

The main purpose of this MoU is to promote environmentally conscious rail transport in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe by enhancing international cooperation between the parties. In accordance with the mission statement of the UIC Sustainable Land Use Sector within the Sustainability Unit, the parties will establish mutual dialogue in domains of common interest and an option for information exchange in the following fields:

The programme for the event is as follows:

Programme: Webinar will be open from 9:45 a.m.

Moderator: Simon Fletcher, Director Europe
10:00 Welcome and UIC vision by UIC Director General François Davenne
10:05 WWF-CEE vision of MoU by CEO of WWF-CEE Andreas Beckmann
10:10 Signature of MoU
10:15 Questions from chat
10:25 Closure of the session

The event will be recorded and then uploaded to the UIC YouTube channel after the meeting. Admission to the online event is free of charge, and we very much look forward to having your support!

To register, please click here

For further information, please contact Pınar Yılmazer, Senior Advisor, Sustainable Land Use Sector: yilmazer@uic.org