Session 59 | Geneva | 9-13 May 2016
Agenda Item Attendance

1. The Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) held its fifty-ninth session in Geneva from 9 to 13 May 2016, chaired by Mr. Nha Nguyen (United States of America). Experts from the following countries participated in the work following Rule 1(a) of the Rules of Procedure of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (TRANS/WP.29/690, Amend.1 and Amend.2): Australia; Belgium; China; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Germany; Italy; Japan; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Republic of Korea; Russian Federation; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) and United States of America. An expert from the European Commission (EC) participated. Experts from the following non-governmental organizations participated: Consumers International (CI); European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA); International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA) and International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA). At the invitation of the secretariat, an expert from the Association of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) also attended.

2. The informal documents distributed during the session are listed in Annex I of the GRSP-59 session report.

3. GRSP agreed with the suggestion by the expert from United Kingdom to amend paragraph 1. of the report ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/58 of the previous GRSP session as follows:

“…. Australia; Belgium; China; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Germany; Hungary; India; Italy; Japan; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Republic of Korea; Russian Federation; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) and United States of America…”