NEWS & EVENTS


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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Theme: NGOs and funding from the alcohol industry?

Should road safety NGOs accept funding from the alcohol industry or not? That is a hotly-debated question, and one which we will discuss and debate in Marrakech at the Global Meeting in March. To help provide some context, we will present different viewpoints in our newsletter. The Alliance has compiled viewpoints that outline the main […]

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Marrakech Declaration and Member Mobilization

What is the Marrakech Declaration? What are the important viewpoints on funding from the alcohol industry or what does a good NGO Government and Private Sector partnership look like – from our partners perspective. How can my NGO be involved in the Second High-Level Road Safety Meeting in Brazil and #SafeKidsLives campaign. How is the […]

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Safe Kids Foundation India joined the #SaveKidsLives campaign

Safe Kids Foundation, a member of the Alliance based in India, has recently joined the #SaveKidsLives campaign to spread road safety awareness to the community. Both students and children supported and took part in the campaign, with children playing the road safety game “Ring and Win”, developed by the Safe Kids Foundation. The foundation participated […]

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Theme: NGOs and funding from the alcohol industry?

Should road safety NGOs accept funding from the alcohol industry or not? That is a hotly-debated question, and one which we will discuss and debate in Marrakech at the Global Meeting in March. To help provide some context, we will present different viewpoints in our newsletter. Below is a description of a program run by […]

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Global Meeting – INFORMATION

The Fourth Global Meeting of Non-Governmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims will be held on 13 and 14 March 2015 at the Ryad Mogador Agdal Hotel, Marrakech Morocco. The Fourth Global Meeting is being sponsored by the National Committee for Prevention of Road Accidents (Morocco), Global Road Safety Facility, World Bank, and […]

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#SaveKidsLives campaign in Cameroon and Bulgaria

The #SaveKidsLives campaign went live in Cameroon, with a road safety play staged at the Presbyterian Church Yard Up station in the city of Bamenda on 21 December 2014. The Cameroon Association for the Defence of victims of Accident (CADVA), a member organization of the Alliance organised the play, and the event was attended by over 2000 […]

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Member meeting – registration start next week

The Fourth Global Meeting of Non-Governmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims to be held on 13 and 14 March 2015 at the Ryad Mogador Agdal Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco. The objectives of this meeting are to encourage and facilitate member’s involvement in important road safety key events such as the third UN […]

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