Improving global connectivity: Transport, energy and telecommunications networks

Open Ministerial session


23 May


11:00 to 12:30

Connectivity is a 21st century mega-trend that is reshaping the world far beyond the transport sector. What are the best practices and lessons for the transport sector learnt from the development and management of energy and telecommunications connectivity?

  • What are key priorities and challenges to improve global network transport connectivity?
  • What are the roles of different actors – government, private sector and intergovernmental organisations – in improving global connectivity? How can they coordinate more effectively?