Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony with WWF Central and Eastern Europe

18th November 2020 @ 10 AM

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

On 18 November 2020, the Director General of UIC François Davenne and the 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 start of a great and exciting collaboration, UIC invites you to join the online event where participants will explore the aim of the relationship with WWF-CEE for 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. Under the mission statement of 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 event is organised as follows:

10:00 “Welcome and UIC vision” by UIC General Manager, Francois Davenne [1]
10:05 “WWF-CEE vision of MoU” by CEO of WWF-CEE, Andreas Beckmann [2]
10:10 Signing of MoU
10:15 Questions from chat
10:25 Close the session

For further information, you can watch the video of the event from the UIC YouTube channel .

The admission for the online event admission is “free of charge” and we very much look forward to having your support!

For further information please contact the Senior Advisor of the Sustainable Land Use Sector, Pınar Yılmazer

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