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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENCLOSING A REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS FOR SIMPLIFICATION OF FORMALITIES IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT
In 1914, when trains were slower, motor-cars in their infancy and there -vrere no aeroplanes, a businessman could decide to make a journey from one ca~ital-oity to another and accomplish the journey in a matter of hours. (...) o:cta.n:c~ of this to businosi:njen cann0t bo over-stressed as their journeys have often to'be undertaken at short notice. (...) Moreover, exports of currency of currency for business journeys tend to cancel out. Among the countries limiting the sums of money allowed to their /nationals E/C 2 /3~ • I - Page 11 nationals for journeys abroad, some allow a· lump·sum annually in tha form of a "basic allowance", others calculate this sum according to the journey or the number of weeks to be spend abroad, others again by travelling-days.
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Score: 734218.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...sf/get?open&DS=E/C.2/33&Lang=E
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PRICE AND QUANTITY INDICES IN TRANSPORT : PRICE INDICES FOR TRANSPORT SERVICES / TRANSMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Price information is gathered in all the capitals of republics (within the Russian Federation), territories, oblasts and autonomous areas, and samples are taken in district centres selected as being representative in reflecting the socio-economic and geographical features of the regions and the supply of consumer goods and services - a total of 266 cities. 3.2 Price indices for passenger transport are calculated on the basis of information from two sources: − Data on price changes based on monthly recording in the consumer market; − Data on the structure of actual consumer expenditure by the population for the previous year, as calculated on the basis of indicators obtained from a sample survey of households. 3.3 Price monitoring concerns 13 types of passenger transport services: Road transport Journeys in municipal city buses Journeys in commercial city buses Journeys in collective taxis Journeys in inter-urban buses Trams, trolleybuses and underground railways Journeys in trams Journeys on trolleybuses Journeys on underground railways Air transport Air journeys Rail transport Journeys in suburban trains TRANS/WP.6/2003/16 page 5 Journeys in compartment-type carriages on ordinary long-distance trains Journeys in compartment-type carriages on superior long-distance trains Journeys in open carriages on ordinary long-distance trains Journeys in open carriages on superior long-distance trains The price indices for passenger transport are calculated using a representative set of services most frequently used by the population, which is standard for all regions in the Russian Federation.
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Score: 734218.2 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...n&DS=TRANS/WP.6/2003/16&Lang=E
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TERMINAL EXPENSES
For all official travel to or from the duty station~ a staff member may claim reimbursement of terminal expenses incurred for each outward or return journey and for each authorized intermediate stop up to $12 in respect of himself or herself ,~. and up to $4 in respect of each family member authorized to travel at United Nations expense. (...) The maximum rates of reimbursement set out above are intended to cover terminal expenses incurred at both ends of each particular journey. For example, the maximum reimbursement for terminal expenses for the itinerary New York/ Geneva/Vienna/New York would be $52~ determined in relation to each journey as follo,rs: New York/Geneva - $20; Geneva/Vienna - $12; Vienna/New York - $20. 5. (...) For the purpose of claiming reimbursement, terminal expenses in connexion with the outward and return journey and any intermediate stops may be combined into one lump sum and claimed by the staff 77-13621 /
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SMUGGLING OF MIGRANTS BY SEA
V.15-06078 3 CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/2 stage-to-stage journey that also often involves smuggling by land and less commonly by air. (...) Knowing that vessels will be seized or destroyed by law enforcement and border control agencies if the journey is detected, smugglers typically use old and inexpensive vessels. (...) The smuggling venture by sea is usually only a segment of the whole journey and should be considered as such in investigations.
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Score: 731837.55 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...DS=CTOC/COP/WG.7/2015/2&Lang=E
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TRAVEL SURVEYS: IDEAS FOR COOPERATION AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
This can relate to transport mode, distance travelled, as well as the complexity of the journey (with women typically doing more “trip chaining” than men). (...) (c) Trip numbers and purpose: Asking survey participants how many trips they do, for what purpose and by what transport mode increases understanding of not just distances travelled, but reasons for journeys. It is often assumed that rush hour traffic is predominantly made up of commuting journeys, whereas travel surveys often reveal that they are not a majority or even a plurality of these trips. (...) The COVID pandemic has really emphasised the survey’s value, as a key source of evidence on how people make certain types of journeys (e.g. journeys made to school). 2. The NTS continues to be a face-to-face household survey (currently around 13 000 households), combined with a paper travel diary.
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Score: 731709.7 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...S=ECE/TRANS/WP.6/2022/9&Lang=E
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GLOSSARY OF TRANSPORT STATISTICS / TRANSMITTED JOINTLY BY THE EUROSTAT, UNECE AND THE EUROPEAN CONFERENCE OF MINISTERS OF TRANSPORT (ECMT)
A journey can be divided into a number of sections or stages. (...) Rail passenger Any person, excluding members of the train crew, who makes a journey by rail. Passengers making a journey solely by railway operated ferry or bus services are excluded. (...) Purpose of rail passenger journey The reasons for undertaking the journey are: -- Work and education (commuting) -- Business -- Holidays (vacation) -- Other (shopping, leisure, family) A.V-10.
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Score: 731276.2 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...en&DS=TRANS/WP.6/2003/6&Lang=E
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UNHCR - UNHCR report: Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, facing deadlier journeys in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea Donate Do you need help? (...) This means that journeys were 8 times deadlier in 2020 than those in 2019. (...) They are at even greater risk of abuse by smugglers when making such journeys. Their ordeal was made worse because safe harbours to end their dangerous journey were nowhere to be found.
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Score: 730512.65 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/news/press/2021/8/611e37ff4.html
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UNHCR - UNHCR report: Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, facing deadlier journeys in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea Donate Do you need help? (...) This means that journeys were 8 times deadlier in 2020 than those in 2019. (...) They are at even greater risk of abuse by smugglers when making such journeys. Their ordeal was made worse because safe harbours to end their dangerous journey were nowhere to be found.
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Score: 730512.65 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-au/ne...-facing-deadlier-journeys.html
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UNHCR - UNHCR report: Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, facing deadlier journeys in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea Donate Do you need help? (...) This means that journeys were 8 times deadlier in 2020 than those in 2019. (...) They are at even greater risk of abuse by smugglers when making such journeys. Their ordeal was made worse because safe harbours to end their dangerous journey were nowhere to be found.
Language:English
Score: 730512.65 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/ne...-facing-deadlier-journeys.html
Data Source: un
UNHCR - UNHCR report: Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, facing deadlier journeys in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea Donate Do you need help? (...) This means that journeys were 8 times deadlier in 2020 than those in 2019. (...) They are at even greater risk of abuse by smugglers when making such journeys. Their ordeal was made worse because safe harbours to end their dangerous journey were nowhere to be found.
Language:English
Score: 730512.65 - https://www.unhcr.org/asia/news/press/2021/8/611e37ff4.html
Data Source: un