The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety (Ministerial Conference) was held in Stockholm, Sweden, in February 2020. Held in the final year of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, it brought government Ministers together to extend the 2020 target to reduce road deaths and serious injuries to 2030. The primary result of the Ministerial Conference was the Stockholm Declaration. A number of countries have already committed to the declaration and Tomas Eneroth, the Swedish Minister for Infrastructure, has stated his intention to push the declaration with governments around the world to achieve the targets set in it. Read more here.
On 18-19 November, more than 2,200 delegates from more than 110 countries, including 70 ministers of transport, health and interior gathered for the 2nd High-Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil. The Conference theme was “time for results,” and focused on achieving the road safety targets recently adopted as part of the Sustainable Development Goals as well as the goals outlined in the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. More than 40 Alliance member NGOs contributed to the conference through panel discussions and topic-specific side events aimed at advancing the global road safety agenda. Read the member feedback report to hear what members thought about the conference. Read more here.