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PIARC (World Road Association), founded in 1909 and comprising 125 member governments from all over the world, is the global forum for exchange of knowledge and experience on roads, road transport policies and practices. With consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, the Association is contributing to a stable and sustainable global development of the road and transport sector.

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Proceedings of the XXIIIth World Road Congress - Paris 2007

Back to Paris for the 23rd edition of the PIARC World Road Congresses which marks the centenary after the 1st Congress in 1908. The theme of the Congress "The choice for sustainable development" reflects the challenge of the new millennium for road and road transport.

This congress was organized in close cooperation between the World Road Association, responsible for the content and development of the programme, and the General Directorate of Roads of the Ministry for Ecology and Sustainable Planning and Development of France, in charge of the organization matters for the congress.

Proceedings of Paris 2007 Congress available online!

The Final Proceedings DVD of the XXIIIrd World Road Congress is available as a dedicated website at the following address: https://proceedings-calgary2022.piarc.org/

The website of the final Proceedings of the Congress contain :

  • information on the organization of the congress and of the exhibition,
  • the programme of the Congress, from technical programme to the programme for accompanying persons,
  • all the written documents produced for the different sessions (national reports, introductory reports, individual papers),
  • the visual aids of all the oral presentations,
  • transcription of the opening and closing ceremonies and of the ministers' session,
  • the general report and the detailed conclusions of the sessions,
  • the winning essays of the 2007 PIARC Prizes competition,
  • the PIARC Activity Report for the four years from the last World Road Congress in Durban in 2003,
  • the daily congress newspaper, the list of participants and a selection of photographs taken during this event.

Proceedings of the World Road Congress in DVD

DVD proceedings of the XXIIIth World Road Congress - Paris 2007

The World Road Association makes available the Proceedings of the Paris World Congress on DVD: