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International Program Overview

About PHMSA's International Program

PHMSA's International Program provides leadership in the development of international transportation safety standards. Drawing from over a century of experience, highly qualified technical expertise, and strong stakeholder participation, PHMSA promotes the highest level of safety and security while supporting product innovation and efficient transport.  The International Program contributes to America’s prosperity by enhancing the safe handling and transportation of critical hazardous materials, facilitating access to foreign markets, and providing American leadership and expertise in international forums.

Upcoming Events

Please see below for upcoming events. Federal Register notices are published prior to public meetings conducted by the International Program.

International Program Events
Date Event Location
December 11-15, 2017 35th Meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Transportation Safety Committee Vienna, Austria
February 12-16, 2018 International Standard Organizations (ISO) Semi Annual Working  Group Meeting; ISO/TC58 Semi Annual Working  Group  Meeting Norrmalm, Sweden
March 12-16, 2018 Joint meeting of the UN ADR (Road)/RID (Rail)/ADN (Inland Waterway) Safety Committee and the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Bern, Switzerland
June 25-July 4, 2018 53rd Session United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UN TDG SCOE).   Geneva, Switzerland


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Updated: Friday, December 8, 2017