PMO News Portal - the 84th meeting of the councils of the World
Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC)was held and
attended by the representatives of all member states virtually due to the
outbreak of the Corona virus.
The main activities of CoCom include executing relevant
parts of PIANC's Strategic Plan; expanding the membership of PIANC by involving
countries including those without QM status or National Sections in the
Association; promoting PIANC's presence in Countries in Transition; create
effective tools and methods to disseminate and communicate information among
countries without full National Sections; guide and assist in organising the
quadrennial PIANC-COPEDEC Conference; organising regional seminars and
workshops; organising regional programmes or other low-cost activities;
developing new tools for knowledge transfer; developing networks with
authorities and institutes in the countries or regions concerned; closely
co-operating, whenever possible, with CoCom's counterparts in Sister
Organisations and seeking outside funds in support of its activities.
The World Association for Waterborne Transport
Infrastructure (PIANC) is an international professional organisation founded in
1885. PIANC’s mission today is to provide expert guidance and technical advice
on technical, economic and environmental issues pertaining to waterborne
transport infrastructure, including the fields of navigable bodies of water
(waterways), such as canals and rivers, as well as ports and marinas.