NEWS & EVENTS


United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Meet to Plan Milestone Events in 2015

Hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) held its 21st meeting on 26-27 March 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The UNRSC holds biannual meetings to discuss global road safety issues. This meeting was dedicated to plan for milestone initiatives in 2015: Brazil Conference, the Third UN Road Safety Week and post […]

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See you 18-19 November in Brasilia

With more than 100 ministerial delegations and civil society representatives from the transport, health, education, justice and interior sectors expected to attend, the 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety will be hosted by the Brazilian Government from 18-19 November 2015. Building on the first High-Level Conference held in Moscow in 2009, this upcoming conference […]

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Small Grants for Child Reporting for #SaveKidsLives

#SaveKidsLives is the worldwide campaign for the Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week in May 2015. The campaign calls for action to save children’s lives on the roads around the world. The Alliance has a few grants available for Alliance members to collaborate with media to highlight stories or programmes produced by children on road […]

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How are road safety NGOs responding to the COVID-19 pandemic?

In a matter of only a few days, it feels as though the world has changed: plans and events are cancelled, jobs and funding are at risk, travel is minimized. This presents huge challenges for most organizations, including those in the road safety sector. Specifically, we see a number of issues that impact the work […]

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Global Meeting 2015

On March 13 and 14 more than 170 delegates from over 52 countries representing 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered in Marrakech, Morocco at the Zalagh Kashbar Hotel & Spa in Marrakech, Morocco for the 4th Global Meeting of Nongovernmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims. The Global Meeting is organized by the Global […]

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#SaveKidsLives in Nepal

Swatantrata Abhiyan, a member organization of the Alliance in Nepal, conducted a number of activities last December 2014 in support of the #SaveKidsLives campaign. A group of youth volunteers trained by Swatantrata Abhiyan visited six different schools situated mostly on the “boundary less” side of the road that seem to provide unsafe mobility for children, […]

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The Global Road Safety Partnership to launch Round 7 of the Road Safety Grants Programme on 11 March 2015.

The primary objective of the Road Safety Grants Programme’s is to support civil society organizations in selected low- and middle-income countries to advocate for policy change to protect road users.  It also supports civil society organizations to promote the successful implementation of evidence-based policies.  Since its inception the programme has awarded 35  grants to 27 […]

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Global Meeting – one week to go

The Alliance Global Meeting is one week away. The meeting will be held at Zalagh Kashbar Hotel & Spa in Marakech Morocco on 13, 14 March 2015. Months have gone into the planning and we are exited about two days of networking, share best practices, advocacy work and building our capacities to implement road safety programs. We […]

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Theme: NGOs and Funding from the Alcohol Industry

This week the Alliance has asked some questions to Marcus Grant,  first President of the International Center for Alcohol Policies, supported by major beverage alcohol producers – a post he held for 20 years until his retirement.   What is the alcohol industry’s main standpoint on collaboration with public health partners on road safety? The alcohol […]

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Announcement: General Assembly

The Alliance will hold our Second General Assembly on 14 March 2015 during the Global Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. The Board of Directors of the Alliance is composed entirely of volunteers. Board members are elected from the Alliance member NGOs. The following members will be up for reelection, and Ms. Ndèye Awa Sarr (LASER International), […]

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Safer Walking Environments for Children around Schools – Vietnam

The “Model School Zone” project was developed by Safe Kids Worldwide in order to create safer walking environments for children around schools. As implementer for Safe Kids Vietnam, AIP Foundation piloted “Model School Zone” with the support of FedEx during the 2012– 2013 school year. By modifying the environment of a primary school and sharing […]

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Ten Cities & Five Countries for Funding

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the winning cities and countries selected to participate in a new phase of the foundation’s Initiative, which aims to reduce fatalities and injuries from road traffic crashes. With a new commitment of $125 million over five years, the programme will work at both the national level to strengthen road safety legislation and […]

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What is a Taxi Night?

Kunhadi, a member of the Alliance based in Lebanon, came up with “Taxi Night” in its effort to curb drunk driving. A new party concept, created in 2007, wherein guests are prohibited from using their own cars, Kunhadi offers free taxi rides to guests that will transport them from their houses to the venue and […]

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Update – #SaveKidsLives campaign in India

The Forum for Prevention of Road Accidents (FPRA), a member of the Alliance in Odisha, India, has successfully organized the #SaveKidsLives campaign. Volunteers of the organization have visited different schools to motivate children and their teachers to sign the Child Declaration for Road Safety. Before signatures were given and photos taken, children were requested to […]

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