Jeffrey Witte is Executive Director of Amend, a nongovernmental organization (NGO) that develops, implements, and evaluates evidence-based programs to reduce the incidence of road traffic injury in sub-Saharan Africa. Amend has offices in Tanzania, Mozambique, and Ghana, and projects in a dozen countries across Africa. Mr. Witte is also the founding and current President of […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health, including road safety. WHO is responsible for UN Global Road Safety Week, which NGOs will plan for at the Global Meeting and will run several workshops and sessions on the Global Status Report and the […]
The Towards Zero Foundation (TZF) works internationally to encourage a world free from road fatalities and serves as platform for co-operation between organisations committed to the application of the Safe System approach. TZF will co-host the High Level Symposium on 12 April 2019.
Violeta Bulc is the European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport and her responsibilities include development of common EU standards for transport safety and security, Violeta Bulc will be a keynote speaker and panel member at the High Level Symposium on April 12 2019.
Jean Todt is the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety. He is a well-known figure in the global road safety community as well as the motor racing world and has been a strong support for NGOs. Jean Todt will open the welcoming event of the Global Meeting on April 10 2019.
Ngochia is working on a slow down project in school zones and building awareness among motorists around three high risk schools in Yaounde and Douala, Cameroon.
Chynara is seeking inclusion of road safety in the mainstream school curriculum . She is also running a grassroots mobilization project in Sokuluk, a city in Kyrgyzstan.
Cathy is developing a tailor-made toolkit for American students traveling on foreign roads.
Engaging influencers and decision-makers in Abuja, Nigeria for a safe school zone. This includes implementation of the iRAP Star Ratings for Schools tool and testing its applicability in assessing road ratings in school zones.
David is spearheading the “Heroes drive in pajamas” campaign where road crash survivors drive vulnerable youth to and from end of year parties in rural areas of Slovenia.
Lucas is working on increased visibility of school bus for improved children safety and installation and demonstration of the benefits of standard reflector tape on school buses at Eagles Nest School in Kikuyu, Kenya.
Esteban is campaigning against distracted driving with the campaign “Quito walks safely”.
Texel is focusing on safe school zones, expanding the Mozambique kids court, school community mobilization for increased lobbying for signage and speed calming measures around schools in Maputo high risk schools.
Gabriela is mobilizing public support in Brasilia through an educational video outreach campaign and engaging decision makers for fast-tracking child car restraints law review in Brazil.