Press Releases


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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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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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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PRESS RELEASE: US$161,000 RAISED FOR LIFE-SAVING ROAD SAFETY PROGRAMS AROUND THE WORLD

Budapest, 2 August 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) is delighted to be the recipient of US$161,000* raised at a gala dinner in Budapest, Hungary on 30 July 2021, hosted by Jean Todt, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy for Road Safety and FIA President, and László Palkovics, Ministry for Innovation […]

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PRESS RELEASE: FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models

FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models Working for Safer, More Sustainable Transport 12 May 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and FedEx Corp. are delighted to announce the winners of the FedEx Road Safety Awards 2021. This year’s awards are presented to the Irish Road Victims’ Association (Ireland) and to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE STRENGTHENS CIVIL SOCIETY’S ADVOCACY VOICE

29 April 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is launching a new membership structure that will grow our movement and strengthen NGOs’ collective potential and power to drive change for safer roads and victim support. The new structure will amplify the voice of NGOs around the world, build a broader coalition of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: FedEx Sponsored Safer Cycling Advocacy Program Extends to Central Europe

Cities in Spain, Italy and Poland to roll out cargo bicycles as mode of safe and sustainable mobility 22 April 2021, LONDON: FedEx Express Europe, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) and the European Cycling Federation (ECF) today announce the continuation of the Safer Cycling Advocate Program (SCAP) and the extension […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NGOs Moving Ahead Together in Africa

“The Africa Chapter is there to network and build capacity but also to advocate and put governments a little under the heat,” said Ahmed Shelbaya, NADA Foundation, Egypt. “In the next decade, unless we hold governments accountable, we will be meeting in 2030 with similar results to 2020.” On Wednesday 23 February, road safety NGOs […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Safe Systems and Speed Management Training Equipping NGOs

Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities commence a three-day online training program to equip NGOs to advocate effectively for 30km/h limits and the Safe System approach in the run up to the 2021 UN Global Road Safety Week in May 2021. It is the responsibility […]

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PRESS RELEASE: When Knowing the Law Could be a Lifesaver

In 2016, the Supreme Court of India established the Good Samaritan law, to encourage and protect bystanders who help road crash victims. Sadly, this important law is not widely known among institutions, including police departments and hospitals, that must implement it, nor among citizens who are afraid to help their fellow Indians after a crash. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Prince Michael Award Recognizes #CommitToAct Campaign

The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is delighted that the tireless work of its 250 NGOs around the world on the #CommitToAct campaign has been recognized with a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. Each year, the most outstanding examples of international road safety initiatives are given public recognition through these prestigious awards. […]

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PRESS RELEASE: SCAP Training in Balkan Cities

Equipping NGOs be at the Forefront of the New Normal 26 October 2020 FedEx Express Europe and the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) last week delivered milestone training sessions in three Balkan cities as part of their ongoing Safer Cycling Advocacy Program (SCAP). The Safer Cycling Advocacy Program (SCAP) was launched […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Equipping NGOs in Africa

New Training Program Equips NGOs to Campaign for Safe Post-Pandemic Recovery in Africa 26 October 2020, Nairobi, Kenya Last week in Nairobi, Kenya, 24 NGOs from 15 countries in Africa took part in a training program co-organized by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) and the UN Environment Share the Road […]

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