Issue n° 153 - 15 November 2013

Mobility and transport

In the spotlight

Euro-Mediterranean conference

Euro-Mediterranean ministers to boost regional economic integration

Transport ministers from 43 countries of the Euro-Mediterranean area met in Brussels on 14 November 2013 and confirmed their commitment to boost cooperation.

The aim is to establish a well-connected area for aviation, rail, maritime and road transport. Regional integration in transport will strengthen economic exchanges and create business opportunities in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Read the full article  - Read the Memo  - Find the Ministerial Declaration and the Priority Guidelines for the Regional Transport Action Plan (2014-2020) at this webpage

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Commissioner' s corner

Speech - Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Transport

We have come a long way since Marrakech and the dynamic regional cooperation has led to tangible results using our Regional Action Plan. But there is still some way to go to achieve our common objective of bringing the northern and southern shores of the Mediterranean closer together.

Siim Kallas

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Figure of the month

9500 km

The distance that the average European travelled by car in 2010

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We were asked about...

Revision of Regulation (EU) No 913/2010 concerning a European rail network for competitive freight 

Is the Commission, with a view to establishing legal certainty and the logical continuity of the network of freight corridors, planning a revision of Regulation (EU) No 913/2010 concerning a European rail network for competitive freight so as to ensure that the start of RFC 7 is not in Prague, but in the port cities of Hamburg and Rostock in northern Germany, or alternatively that the existing RFC 8 is extended as far as Prague?

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