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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

About the TAG

Chair: Guatemala

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation aims to provide technical advice to the Committee on specific aspects of the port sector development in the hemisphere regarding this TAG working area. The TAG is made up by all Member States as well as Associate Members, including private sector firms and NGOs.

The TAG on Public Policy, Legislation and Regulation analyzes and disseminates aspects covering the legislative substrate and national and international regulations that govern port activities and so take advantage of experiences to promote the approximation of national legislation to international standards. Analyzes scenario generation for port and associated investment and contractual arrangements that allow investors of the public and private sectors appreciate its benefits. Also emphasize the conditions in which it accesses the provision of such services, the regulation of tariffs and labor standards.