NEWS & EVENTS


#CommitToAct: Equipping Young Advocates in Capitán Sarmiento

In Argentina, A.C.T.I.V.V.A.S. is equipping a group of young women to use the #CommitToAct campaign to ask local authorities in Capitán Sarmiento, a small city in Buenos Aires province, to intervene on five critical points. The dangers it highlights are: Speeding on streets informally used as racetracks, where drivers have been recorded driving at over […]

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#CommitToAct: Maintaining pressure for 30km per hour

Les Ambassadeurs de la Sécurité Routière (ASR) has a track record of successful government advocacy and mass awareness campaigns. For its #CommitToAct campaign, it is focusing on the issue of 30 km/per hour speed limits outside schools. The campaign demand builds on a commitment received by ASR in the first phase of #CommitToAct in 2019. […]

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Global Roundtable Toward Accountability for Safer Roads

Join us for a special session on commitment and accountability as part of the #CommitToAct campaign. In 2019, road safety NGOs worked with their governments to agree to specific, time bound commitments for safer roads in their countries. This panel discussion will build on the strong leadership demonstrated through those commitments, and will be an […]

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NGOs and Legislators: Seeking better collaborations

How can NGOs have better collaborations with legislators and which countries are doing it well? How can continuity be ensured when governments and staff change? Why have so few countries ratified the Africa Road Safety Charter? These were some of the issues deliberated by Members of Parliament representing the African Regional Network of Road Safety […]

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Alliance welcomes New Members

The Alliance is excited to welcome two new members, adding two new countries to our reach. Fundación Conciencia Vial, Chile, is a nonprofit organization that promotes safety and sustainability as key and priority attributes of mobility, through various educational initiatives and projects. It aims to sensitize society as a whole, from public opinion to individual […]

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Our Roads, Our Right

The tagline of this year’s #CommitToAct campaign is “Our roads, our right” and builds on the concept that safe roads and journeys are the right of every citizen, and it is the responsibility of our authorities to ensure that those rights are upheld. The case for road safety as a right The idea of safety […]

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#CommitToAct: Maintaining Commitments Through an Election

Last year, as part of the first phase of #CommitToAct, Thiago Gonzaga Foundation held a Round the World Roundtable that resulted in a commitment and an agreement between the NGO, the municipality in Porto Alegre, and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) for the Safe Path project to assess school zones in the city using […]

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#CommitToAct: Standing Up for Safe Construction and Pedestrians

In India, ArriveSAFE is using the #CommitToAct campaign alongside its existing advocacy to call on state and federal authorities and implementing agencies to fulfill their obligation to incorporate safety requirements in road construction on highways and to improve conditions for pedestrians in Chandigarh. The issue Ignored safety requirements for new and upgrading roads Harman Sidhu, […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is excited to welcome the three new members that joined recently. Centrum Inicjatyw na rzecz poprawy Bezpieczeństwa Ruchu Drogowego (CIBRD), Poland, implements programs to reduce the number of road crashes and number of traffic victims in Poland. It has implemented a knowledge center and created an alliance for road safety in the country. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: SCAP Training in Balkan Cities

Equipping NGOs be at the Forefront of the New Normal 26 October 2020 FedEx Express Europe and the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) last week delivered milestone training sessions in three Balkan cities as part of their ongoing Safer Cycling Advocacy Program (SCAP). The Safer Cycling Advocacy Program (SCAP) was launched […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Equipping NGOs in Africa

New Training Program Equips NGOs to Campaign for Safe Post-Pandemic Recovery in Africa 26 October 2020, Nairobi, Kenya Last week in Nairobi, Kenya, 24 NGOs from 15 countries in Africa took part in a training program co-organized by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) and the UN Environment Share the Road […]

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What the Resolution Means for the Private Sector

In this article, Manoelle Lepoutre, Senior Vice-President, Civil Society Engagement, Total S.A., answers our questions on the UN Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety, bringing private sector view to our series of perspectives on the resolution. What is your reaction to the new UN Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety? “We, at TOTAL, are delighted […]

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What the Resolution Means for Youth

Road traffic crashes are the leading cause of death of children and young people. Any strategy that seeks to address the global road safety crisis needs to take account of the needs of young people. The Global Youth Coalition brings together young activists from around the world, taking action on safer mobility and championing meaningful […]

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What the Resolution Means for Health

Olive Kobusingye, Senior Research Fellow, Makerere University School of Public Health and Distinguished Fellow of The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Australia, is an expert in Public Health with an interest in road safety. You may remember her from our recent live session COVID-19 and Health Systems. As an expert […]

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