NEWS & EVENTS


#CommitToAct South Africa: Accountability for Commitment

During the UN Global Road Safety Week in 2021, South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD) received a commitment from the municipality of Cape Town, for 30 km/h limits around eight schools in Zonnebloem, during pick up and drop off times. A year on, the NGO is using the implementation of that commitment to build momentum […]

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UN Road Safety Fund Open for Applications

Applications are open for the UN Road Safety Fund and NGOs are able to partner with UN agencies to apply. You can find all the information on the UNRSF website HERE. The UN Road Safety Fund helps low- and middle-income countries put in place proven actions to protect people on the road. It finances projects […]

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NGO Registration Application for the High-level Meeting

Registration is open for NGOs wishing to apply to attend the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety. Apply HERE. The deadline is 9 May 2022. Read HERE for further information on the event.

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UNRSC Statement on the High-Level Meeting

27 members of the UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) have made a joint statement regarding the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety to be held 30 June–1 July 2022. We, the undersigned members of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, have been looking forward to the High-Level Meeting on Global Road Safety, set to take […]

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#CommitToAct Tanzania: Public demand for 30 km/h limits in urban areas

In Tanzania, two Alliance member NGOs, Road Safety Ambassadors (RSA) Tanzania and Helmet Vaccine Initiative Tanzania (HVIT) and used the #CommitToAct Streets for Life campaign back-up their advocacy toward a specific focus on 30 km/h limits in urban areas. RSA chose a specific street, Shekilango Road in Dar es Salaam city where there are schools, […]

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25 km/h School Zones in Punjab, India

School zones are becoming safer in the State of Punjab, India, as a result of a notification, issued in April 2022 and signed by the Governor of Punjab. The notification includes reduced speed limits of 25 km/h around schools for all categories of roads and vehicles, aligning it to national federal mandates and to international […]

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30 km/h in Vietnam: Slow zones, safe zones

In Vietnam, AIP Foundation started advocating for school zone safety with two model schools in their program Slow Zones,Safe Zones. From this pilot, they scaled up and achieved an important milestone in August 2020 when the government in Gia Lai Province announced that it would set a new speed limit of school zone speed limits […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is excited to welcome two new members that joined us recently. Full members Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC),Solve was started by some IIT Delhi students in 2015 after losing friends in a road crash. It is a youth-led organization with a vision to change road safety through the power of youth, technology, and […]

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Alliance Statement Regarding the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety

Since it was mandated in UN Resolution A/RES/75/308, the Alliance has been looking to the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety, set to take place 30 June 2022–1 July 2022, with an equal sense of excitement and hope. It has mobilized its member NGOs to engage their Heads of State to attend in order to […]

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2021 Annual Report

We are delighted to share our 2021 Annual Report with you. It showcases how NGOs are influencing road safety action in their countries at city, provincial, and national levels, while also using their joint voice to bring their unique perspective to the global road safety agenda. Highlights include the UN Global Road Safety Week Streets […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is excited to welcome two new members that joined us recently. Full members LFR International is a U.S.-based international nonprofit organization focused post-crash response and emergency medical services development in low- and middle-income countries. The NGO launches sustainable prehospital emergency care programs in resource-limited settings without formal emergency medical services by collaborating with […]

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We have a Plan: What Now? Panel Discussion

One of the main sessions at the Global Meeting was a panel discussion on We have a Plan? What Now? The panel brought together a mix of decision makers, NGOs and foundations, and corporate sector to discuss the next steps needed to make sure that the Global Plan is being put in place so that […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Meeting Sets NGO Agenda for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021–2030

25 March 2022, Budapest, Hungary Road safety NGOs have set out a call to action for governments in their countries: commit to act for people’s right to safe mobility and a 50% reduction in road deaths and injuries by 2030. The call to action, defined by members of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New Partnership in Latin America to Empower NGOs for Safer Roads

24 March 2022, Budapest, Hungary The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Michelin that will promote safer roads and sustainable mobility across Latin America by empowering and equipping road safety NGOs in the region. The partnership was announced today at the Seventh Global Meeting […]

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