opinion


Editorial: using data to drive advocacy

“Advocacy, commitments, funding, and implementation of interventions which do not reduce deaths and injuries are wasting time and resources,” said Chika Sakashita, the Alliance’s Director of Research and Accountability, in an Alliance opinion piece Accountability: what it means for governments and NGOs in road safety, published in 2023. Good road safety decisions and implementations are […]

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Editorial: NGO credibility and accountability

NGO advocacy is an important component for pushing toward the 2030 SDG targets. As the end of the decade draws nearer, their role in pushing for accountability to achieve the SDGs becomes increasingly urgent. NGOs can bring the greatest value to the 2030 SDG targets when they are able to influence and participate meaningfully in […]

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Editorial – Marrakech 2025: invest in road safety

This month marks one year until the 4th Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety to be held 18-19 February 2025 in Marrakech, Morocco. 2025 is the midpoint of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030. The conference therefore represents a checkpoint to review progress and build further commitment to halving road deaths and injuries […]

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An open letter to Heads of State and Governments

The UN SDG Summit will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York on 18-19 September 2023. Read our open letter to world leaders below. Dear world leaders, We are writing to you today in the lead-up to the 2023 UN SDG Summit in New York with a sense of urgency and alarm. The […]

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OPINION: What Next for NGOs after the High-level Meeting

Following the High-level Meeting on Improving Global Road Safety, the Alliance’s Advocacy and Partnerships Director, Valeria Motta, has written an article on how NGOs can make sure that their governments take forward the outcomes of the High-level Meeting. Read it here: “The first ever UN High Level Meeting on Improving Road Safety (the HLM) has […]

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