NEWS & EVENTS


Alliance Empowerment Program will help NGOs reduce the high risk of traffic crashes globally

17 NOVEMBER 2015, BRASILIA — On Tuesday the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety announced the launch of the “Alliance Empowerment Program,” a capacity building program sponsored by FedEx. It aims to improve the ability of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in road safety around the world to design and implement initiatives that significantly reduce […]

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Alliance governance documents updated

At the Alliance Board Meeting held in October, the Alliance board voted on and approved new articles of governance, including: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy Declaration of Conflicts of Interest Code of Conduct Internal Regulations Board Member Characteristics Terms of Reference for Alliance Executive Committee Terms of Reference for the newly established Governance Committee All official […]

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Alliance members will commemorate World Day of Remembrance globally

Kunhadi, Alliance member from Lebanon, will organize a gathering at Université Saint Joseph in Beirut for families and friends to commemorate lives lost to road traffic crashes. Alliance members and others will commemorate the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims this Sunday in their communities. The World Day of Remembrance is an official […]

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Alliance members will attend Global Conference in Brazil

The 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety will take place next week in Brasilia, Brazil. The Board of Directors and Secretariat from the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety will be attending alongside more than 40 Alliance member NGOs from around the world.  We greatly look forward to seeing members and friends at the conference […]

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#SaveKidsLives reaches 1 million signatures to the Child Declaration!

This week, the #SaveKidsLives campaign reached its goal of gathering 1 million signatures to the Child Declaration on Road Safety! This is a tremendous accomplishment. The Alliance and the #SaveKidsLives campaign partners would like to extend a huge thank you to all Alliance members who rallied the remaining signatures to reach this goal, as well as to all […]

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Alliance governance documents updated

At the Alliance Board Meeting held in October, the Alliance board voted on and approved new articles of governance, including: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy Declaration of Conflicts of Interest Code of Conduct Internal Regulations Board Member Characteristics Terms of Reference for Alliance Executive Committee Terms of Reference for the newly established Governance Committee All official […]

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Be ready for Brazil – catch up on the SDG dialogue

At the upcoming 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brazil, many people will be talking about the newly adopted UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), because, for the first time in SDG history, road safety is included as targets under two of the defined goals. It is important, leading up to the conference, to […]

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WHO: Despite progress, road traffic deaths remain too high

19 OCTOBER 2015, GENEVA – Some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organization’s Global status report on road safety 2015 , despite improvements in road safety. “Road traffic fatalities take an unacceptable toll – particularly on poor people in poor countries,” says Dr Margaret Chan, […]

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Alliance members participate in consultation with UN Special Envoy on Road Safety

On 1 October 2015, Alliance members represented the NGO sector at an important consultation with the UN Special Envoy on Road Safety, Jean Todt. Mr. Todt was recently appointed to the position by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The consultation was held at UN Headquarters in Geneva and jointly hosted by the United Nations Economic […]

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Cameroon establishes national committee to prepare for Brazil Conference

As part of preparation for the 2nd High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brazil, Cameroon established a national committee to discuss the organization and functioning of their delegation to Brazil. The objective of the committee is to define Cameroon’s strategic direction and develop and implement an action plan to ensure Cameroon’s successful participation in the […]

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#SaveKidsLives launches powerful new video – share it!

A groundbreaking occasion took place for the #SaveKidsLives campaign in the form of a Hollywood-style video directed by acclaimed director Luc Besson. You can view the video on the campaign’s website . The campaign has also published a social media package for people to show their support through their own social media channels. How you can support […]

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Road safety officially included in Post-2015 Development Agenda at UN Summit

Member countries of the United Nations convened for the UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015 on 25-27 September in New York to officially adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda (now known as Agenda 2030).  At the highly anticipated Summit, global leaders reaffirmed their commitment to international development and formally instated 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to focus […]

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7 October 2015 is International Walk to School Day

October is the International Walk to School Month, and 7 October is the International Walk to School Day, when communities all over the world rally their students to walk safely to and from school. This international initiative promotes safe, environmentally-friendly transportation routes and is a special opportunity to teach young people, the most vulnerable of road […]

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Alliance Learning needs assessment – Call for proposals – deadline 9 October 2015

Learning needs assessment The Alliance will embark on a capacity building initiative with an overall goal of strengthening Alliance NGO member organizations to respond to the road safety crises with effective, measurable, and sustainable programs and activities in line with the Decade of Action for 2011–2020 (DoA) Global Plan and DoA goals. The initiative will […]

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