Events


Alliance calls for high-level commitment and investment

On Friday 3 December, in New York, US, the UN General Assembly President convened a meeting of Member States to prepare for the High-Level Meeting on Global Road Safety (High-Level Meeting) to be held June-July 2022. The meeting consisted of two sessions: the first discussed sustainable financing for road safety and the second, the role […]

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Alliance Incubator coalition in Argentina for safer cyclists and 30 km/h limits

In Argentina, a coalition of two Alliance members, Asociación Madres Del Dolor and Luchemos Por La Vida, has engaged the interest of 29 cities and municipalities, convincing them of the value of implementing cycle lanes and 30 km/h limits. So far, nine of them have made specific commitments and five have already implemented them. Now, it has its sights […]

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Uganda: Incubator for Safe School Zones and 30 Km/h Limits

According to the Uganda police force’s  Annual Crime Report, over 12,000 road traffic crashes occurred in 2019, of which 3,400 were fatal, leading to over 14,000 deaths. Pedestrians, including school children, are among the most affected. In 2021, two Alliance member NGOs, the Uganda Road Accident Reduction Network Organization (URRENO) and Hope for Victims of […]

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2021 Highlights

2021 has been another remarkable year for the Alliance and its members. See some of the highlights the Alliance and its members during 2021 in infographics, member pictures, and videos below. Overview The Alliance now has 290 members in 98 countries. This includes 34 new members this year. See our members. Alliance membership has been […]

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Streets for Life Campaign Presented with Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

The Streets for Life #Love30 campaign for the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week has been presented with a 2021 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. The prestigious award is presented each year to examples of outstanding international road safety initiatives.  The Streets for Life #Love30 campaign was organized under the auspices of the UN […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 10 Years of NGO Empowerment and Mobilization

15 November 2021 Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) celebrates its 10th anniversary.  The Alliance was founded in 2011 to mobilize and empower NGOs during the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. Since then, the Alliance and its 288 members in 98 countries have grown in number, capacity, and […]

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COP26: Sustainable mobility a tool toward net zero

From 31 October to 12 November 2021, the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is bringing together world leaders to urgently address with the aim of accelerating action toward the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP26 has drawn worldwide attention and a call to action from NGOs and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Right to Safe Mobility Puts People at the Heart of the Global Plan

28 October 2021 The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 is launched today. It marks an important milestone in the continued effort to halve road deaths and injuries by 2030. The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) endorses the Global Plan. In particular, we welcome that it […]

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Walking and Cycling Forum in Africa

One of the recommended actions in the Global Plan is a shift to toward walking, cycling and public transport, noting that by 2030 “urban mobility will exceed the capacity of systems that rely largely on private vehicles such as cars and motorcycles.” It endorses policies that lower speeds and prioritize the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport […]

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Alliance Welcomes a New Member

The Alliance is delighted to welcome a new member that joined us recently. Full Members School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP) runs scientifically-planned health programmes for school children, managed under the guidance of medical experts, sociologists, educationists, psychologists, nutritional specialists, and others. SHARP’s mission is to prevent, detect, address and resolve health problems increase educational […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members R-Safe Charitable Trust, India, was established in Chennai in 2014 to create a trust for public, social and charitable purposes. It organizes awareness programs for school and college students, corporate employees and executives, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Meaningful NGO Participation Guide Launched

HOW NGOs CAN INFLUENCE DECISION MAKING AND WHY DECISION MAKERS SHOULD INVOLVE THEM 29 September 2021 Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) releases its Good Practice Guide on Meaningful NGO Participation in the Field of Road Safety, demonstrating the unique and essential value of including NGOs in road safety decision […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members Reacciona por la Vida, Mexico, was founded in 2013 by Víctimas de la Violencia Vial AC and AXA Mexico. Its objective is to promote actions that improve road safety in Mexico, so that […]

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30 km/h School Zone Law Set for Parliament Vote in Senegal

In Senegal, LASER International has been advocating for school zone safety since 2012. It has been instrumental in advising the Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport on the drafting of a new law which would make 30 km/h limits mandatory around schools across Senegal. The draft of the law was adopted by the Council of Ministers […]

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