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Global Railways Security Congress to be held in Jaipur from tomorrow

International Union of Railways and Railway Protection Force come together to organize 18th World Security Congress

Union internationale des chemins de fer (UIC) or International Union of Railways (UIC) and India’s Railway Protection Force (RPF) are coming together to organize the 18th World Security Congress in Jaipur this year from 21th to 23rd February.

UIC represents the railway sector and promotes rail transport worldwide.

The 18th edition of the Congress, centred around the theme of “Railway Security Strategy : Responses and Vision for Future”, will be attended by the Heads of Security of Railway Organizations from across the world, apart from the concerned officials of UIC, partner international organizations, Indian Railways, RPF and senior police officials of India.

Having assumed the chair of the UIC security platform, Director General, RPF has taken up measures to enhance the involvement of member organizations operating in Asia, Africa and several other developing countries with a similar demographic pattern so that their voice could be heard and concerns addressed by the multilateral platform provided by the UIC. It is in this backdrop and with India taking over the mantle of the presidency of the G-20 group of nations that India is hosting the Security Congress.

RPF is geared up to host impactful deliberations on issues of concern and challenges for Railway security across the world and has devised the sessions in a way to focus on second order problem solving matrix so as to come up with practical and immediately implementable solutions that will result into a transformative metamorphosis of railway security across the globe.

The Congress will start with inaugural session on 21st February 2023 and conclude with a valedictory session on 23rd February 2023. Rest of the Congress is divided into 4 sessions with underlying sub-themes of “Protecting Critical Assets & Freight”, “Human Security Approach”, “Best Railway Security Tools & Practices across the World” and “Vision 2030”.