Training for Enforcement Authorities on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road in Myanmar
June 11, 2018

Myanmar has become a party of Regional agreements involving the Dangerous Goods transport namely ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit, ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Inter-State Transport, GMS Cross-Border Transport Agreement (CBTA Annex 1). These agreements have been developed in accordance with European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). This supports the facilitation of trade and transport within and between countries, eventually improving regional economic growth.

Germany International Cooperation (GIZ), under Sustainable Freight Transport and Logistics in The Mekong Region which is financially supported by EU, assists Myanmar Ministry of Transport and Communication (MoTC) to improve rule and regulation on Dangerous Goods Transport in compliance with ADR 2017. ADR was completely translated and 6 notifications already issued. However, in order to increase capacity of relevant government agencies to control, supervise and enforce law/regulation, it’s necessary to provide knowledge and experience to those relevant agencies. Therefore, GIZ organized training for enforcer authorities to provide profound understanding on Safe Dangerous Goods Transport in Myanmar. The training conducted between 4-6 June 2018 at Park Royal Hotel Yangon, 22 participants from concerned departments attended such as Road Transport Administration Department, Directorate of Industrial Collaboration, Myanmar Petrochemical Enterprise, Environmental Conservation Department and Traffic Police.