ICC - International Co-ordinating Committee
The ICC is the highest decision-making body of the TEDIM programme. The International Co-ordinating Committee guarantees the necessary political support for the programmes in each TEDIM country. The Committee also serves as an impartial discussion and meeting forum for the members of the programme and experts to exchange and share ideas and points of views.
The meeting is called and chaired by the chaiman of the ICC. The chairmanship rotates among the member countries (member state or the signatory to the MoU). The chairman of the ICC is elected for one year at a time.
The chairing country for the year 2007 was Finland, and the
16th ICC meeting was held in Helsinki, February 6-7th, 2008.
The chairperson of the ICC was Silja Ruokola, the Director of
the Unit for Logistics and Russian Co-operation form the
Ministry of Transport and Communications of Finland.
16th ICC Meeting, Helsinki, 6-7th of February 2008
Minutes of the 16 ICC in English
The chairing country for the year 2006 was Germany, and the
15th ICC meeting was held in Lübeck, October 12-13th, 2006.
The chairperson of the ICC was Hilde Trebesch, the Deputy
Director General of the Strategic Planning Department form the
Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs of Germany.
15th ICC Meeting, Lübeck, 12-13th of October 2006
Minutes of the 15th ICC meeting in English
Tedim News letter Winter 2006-2007
The chairing country for the year 2005 was Estonia, and the
14th ICC meeting was held in Tallinn, October 13-14th, 2005.
The chairperson of the ICC was Andres Tint, the Deputy
Secretary General of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and
Communications of Estonia.
14th ICC Meeting, Tallinn, 13-14th of October 2005
Minutes of the 14th ICC meeting in English
Tedim News letter Winter 2005-2006
The chairman invites all representatives of the companies and organisations involved in the programme to participate in the yearly meeting. In addition, specialists and representatives of different institutes and organisations as well as representatives of non-member countries are invited to the meeting as observers.
In the ICC, the decisions are made by common consent. For example, the following items dealt with at the ICC meetings:
- Approval and development of the TEDIM organisation and strategy
- Approval of new member countries
- The development of objectives and contents of TEDIM projects as well as the follow-up of their realisation
- Approval of new TEDIM projects
- Other issues important from the point of view of international co-operation, e.g. information, project financing etc.
The TEDIM Secretariat draws up the Minutes of the Meeting in English and submits it to participants and national co-ordinators. Additionally, the TEDIM News Letter is published in English and in Finnish after every meeting held.