NEWS + EVENTS

  • According to a recent study by Johns Hopkins University published in PLOS One, the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) methodology has prevented nearly 700,000 deaths and serious injuries across 74 countries since 2016. This significant achievement highlights the life-saving impact of iRAP’s road safety interventions. The study, titled “Statistical Estimation… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-05-14
  • Photo by Charles Postiaux on Unsplash Fundación Emilia is advocating for the widespread adoption of 30 km/h zones in Chile as part of their Alliance Incubator project using the Accountability Toolkit. Their advocacy places a strong emphasis on data to inform the most effective ways to make roads safer. Its… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-04-29
  • “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… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-04-29
  • The Alliance is excited to welcome two new members who joined recently. Full member Fundación Tactic Vial, Colombia, comprises a team of professionals from diverse fields such as law, traffic and transportation, road safety, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, and occupational health and safety. This foundation is dedicated to promoting road safety… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-04-29
  • Healthy People Rwanda, an Alliance member, is part of the TRANS-SAFE consortium and will be supporting the implementation of the Living Labs project in Rwanda. The Living Labs is part of the TRANS-SAFE project, which encompasses different demonstration actions in selected African cities with the purpose of testing different types… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-29
  • The Alliance is excited to welcome four new members who joined recently. Full members Confederación Nacional de Organismos de Apoyo al Tránsito, Colombia is a road safety advocacy organization, striving to bolster road safety measures, promote life-saving practices, and minimize road crashes on Colombia’s roads. They also focus on unifying and… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-25
  • The Alliance is excited to welcome four new members who joined recently. Full members Confederación Nacional de Organismos de Apoyo al Tránsito, Colombia is a road safety advocacy organization, striving to bolster road safety measures, promote life-saving practices, and minimize road crashes on Colombia’s roads. They also focus on unifying and… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-25
  • According to the Global Status Report on Road Safety 2023, road traffic fatalities in Malawi increased from 18 per 100,000 population in 2018 to 20 per 100,000 population in 2023. While the country has legislation on speed limits, the urban speed limit is 50 km/h. Alliance member, Road Safety Alert… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-25
  • According to the Global Status Report on Road Safety 2023, road traffic fatalities in Malawi increased from 18 per 100,000 population in 2018 to 20 per 100,000 population in 2023. While the country has legislation on speed limits, the urban speed limit is 50 km/h. Alliance member, Road Safety Alert… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-25
  • 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… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-25
  • 19 March 2024 A new partnership to support seven NGOs to advocate for 30km/h streets has been launched by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, supported by the FIA Foundation.  This partnership aims to accelerate the implementation of life-saving road safety interventions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-03-19
  • Ratanawadee Winther at the 3rd Ministerial Conference in Stockholm © Alhstrom/Elgquist The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety (Ministerial Conference) in Stockholm not only set pivotal new goals but also strengthened the global community, particularly NGOs and road safety advocates, with renewed commitment and vision. A central outcome of… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-02-21
  • 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… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-02-21
  • 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… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-02-21
  • As we build up to the 4th Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Marrakech, Morocco, next year, the Alliance spoke with Professor Claes Tingvall, the former Director of Road Safety in Sweden and Chairman of the Academic Expert Group for the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety (Ministerial… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-02-21
  • The Alliance is excited to welcome one new member who joined recently. Full member Movimiento contra el Exceso de velocidad Letal, Chile has a central mission of contributing to significantly improving road safety and reducing the number of fatalities and injuries from road traffic crashed. The organization is actively involved in… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-02-16
  • The Assessment of the Enabling Environment for Road Safety Civil Society Organizations in Three Sub-Saharan African Countries provides a framework designed to initiate discussions between government and civil society working in road safety to identify and analyze barriers and enablers for both parties to address in collaboration. The framework was… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-01-25
  • 24 January 2024 Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) announces its latest cohort of NGOs into the Alliance Incubator program (Incubator), supported by Michelin and the TotalEnergies Foundation program. The Incubator mobilizes and strengthens NGOs’ advocacy to drive implementation of interventions that have been proven… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-01-24
  • This month, the Alliance announced the third cohort of NGOs to take part in the Alliance Incubator, our flagship capacity building initiative. Capacity building is set out in our Strategic Plan as one of the three pillars to achieve our impact goals. We are excited to see how these Incubator… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-01-22
  • According to the Uganda Police Force Annual Crimes and Traffic Report, 628 school-aged pedestrians below the age of 18 died in road crashes in 2020. There has been an increase in the pedestrian death rate for young people aged 12–19 years old since 2013. In 2021, the Uganda Road Accident… READ MORE
    Source: Road Safety NGOs Published on: 2024-01-22