World Roads Association (PIARC) will be the world leader in the exchange of knowledge on roads and road transport policy and practices within an integrated sustainable transport context.
The International Road Federation (IRF) is a unique global platform that brings together public and private entities committed to road development.
The European Union Road Federation (ERF) is a non-profit association which coordinates the views and concerns of Europe’s road sector. ERF acts as a European platform for dialogue, condenses the road sector's input on mobility issues and promotes research leading to a more sustainable road transport.
The Nordic Road Association was founded June 19, 1935 at a meeting in Stockholm attended by road engineers from the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The meeting took place in connection with the first Nordic Road Congress. In 1975, the Faeroe Islands also became a member of the Nordic Road Association. The Nordic Road Association works in co-operation with PIARC and with many other international organizations in the field.
The Finnish Transport Agency is a government agency operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and it is responsible for the maintenance and development of the transport system overseen by the government. The Finnish Transport Agency was formed on 1 January 2010 as the waterways functions of the Finnish Maritime Administration, the Finnish Rail Administration and the central administration of the Finnish Road Administration merged. The internet address of the Finnish Transport Agency is www.fta.fi.
The Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) is an overall political forum for regional intergovernmental cooperation. The members of the Council are the 11 states of the Baltic Sea region as well as the European Commission.
The Baltic Road Association - www.balticroads.org (BRA) (initially BRC - Baltic Road Council) was established in 1989 with the aim of co-ordinating the activities of the Baltic road organisations in order to work out and implement the road maintenance strategy of the region.
Partners for Roads is a Dutch initiative in the field of road infrastructure concerning the mutual exchange of know-how, expertise and experience between central European countries (pre-accession states) and the Netherlands v.v. and among themselves.