Source: The post is based on the article “Jaipur Declaration adopted at the 18th World Security Congress jointly organized by Railway Protection Force and UIC” published in PIB on 24th February 2023
What is the News?
The 18th UIC World Security Congress concluded with the adoption of the Jaipur Declaration.
What is the UIC World Security Congress?
Organized by: Railway Protection Force (RPF) and the International Union of Railways(UIC)
Purpose: It is a conference that brings together experts, stakeholders and delegates from around the world to discuss the latest developments and best practices in railway security.
Theme: ‘Railway Security Strategy: Responses and Vision for Future.’
What does the Jaipur Declaration say?
The Jaipur declaration outlines an actionable agenda to help Railway organizations achieve their long-term goal of safety and security.
What is the International Union of Railways(UIC)?
UIC was established in 1922.It is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector for research, development & promotion of rail transport.
Headquarters: Paris, France.