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Expectation for the High-level Meeting

On 30 June and 1 July 2022, UN Member States will gather for the first UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on Improving Global Road Safety (HLM). To get a sense of the importance and potential for the HLM, we spoke to several key figures within the UN system to get their perspectives. Abdulla Shahid, President […]

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High-level Meeting: a Tool for Advocacy in Ecuador and Malawi

Organized under the theme: The 2030 horizon for road safety: securing a decade of action and delivery, the High-level Meeting (HLM) on Improving Global Road Safety will be held 30 June and 1 July 2022 in New York. Heads of State, Ministers, and countries’ permanent missions will meet with the purpose of discussing the action […]

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iRAP highlights opportunities from the High-level Meeting

World leaders are set to attend the High-level Meeting (HLM) on Improving Global Road Safety under the theme: The 2030 horizon for road safety: securing a decade of action and delivery. It is organized under the leadership of the President of the UN General Assembly in New York on 30 June and 1 July 2022. […]

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300 Strong in 100 Countries

This month, the Alliance reached a new milestone of more than 300 members in 100 countries. Since the Alliance was founded in 2011, the Alliance NGO community has grown not only in number but in strength. They are increasingly becoming recognized as valuable partners by their governments in the achievement of the 2030 targets, bringing […]

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A Call to Action for Ministers

Lotte Brondum, the Alliance’s Executive DIrector was invited to speak at the Ministerial Round Table on Meeting the Road Safety Challenge: Halving the Deaths and Injuries by 2030 at the International Transport Forum Annual Summit in Leipzig on 18 May 2022. This was a closed meeting with no audience. 10 Ministers including from Argentina,  Colombia, […]

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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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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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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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Mobility rights in Mexico

Article updated 21 April 2022 Mexico is one of the few countries in the world where safe mobility is recognized as a constitutional right. In 2020, a reform of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States was approved to include mobility and road safety. It recognized the right to mobility and the competence of […]

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