NEWS & EVENTS


Ireland: Speeding Penalties and Crash Investigation on the Agenda

Donna Price, Founder and Chairperson of the Irish Road Victims’ Association (IRVA), is optimistic that the right frameworks are being put in place in order to achieve the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021 – 2030 in Ireland. The national road safety strategy for the next 10 years will be launched in March and […]

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Collaboration for Accountability in Europe

In September 2019, the Europe Commission, on behalf of Member States, presented a commitment to the Alliance to reduce road deaths and serious injuries by 50% by 2030. The target is supported by the action plans endorsed in October 2020 and are managed by Transport Community. On 27 January, the Alliance members in Europe joined […]

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Senegal: Building political will to achieve the Decade of Action

“Senegal is seeing growing motorization and infrastructure, but road safety is not keeping up: engineers while building new roads try but don’t always succeed to put people safety first and a big issue is the population are not following rules. We need political will to make road safety a priority and that is not yet […]

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Malaysia: Child Safety in Focus

At the start of this new year, Kulanthayan Mani, Safe Kids Malaysia, Universiti Putra Malaysia, is reflecting on the possibilities that COVID-19 has shown us with regard to achieving the 2030 target to reduce road deaths and injuries by 50%. Kulan is waiting in anticipation for the official road crash and fatality figures for 2020. […]

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Lebanon: Lack of Leadership and Financial Collapse Puts Road Safety on Hold

In the past two years, Lebanon has experienced a revolution, financial collapse, an explosion that ripped the heart out of the capital city Beirut, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Citizens are unable to access their bank accounts, essential supplies are hard to get, hospitals are overwhelmed, and the government has no money to maintain basic infrastructure. […]

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Argentina: Decade of Action Ambitious but the Foundations are in Place

“Ten years in Argentina is a whole era. We have inflation at 4% per month and things change every week. It makes it hard to plan. At least we have the institutions. Our national agency is well set up and so my hope remains.” Hector D’Agostino is a founding member and ex-President of Conducienda a […]

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Thailand: Independent National Agency Key to Achieving Road Safety Goals

“My main hope, that would accelerate road safety progress in Thailand in 2021 and toward the Decade of Action 2021–2030, would be to continue advocating for the national road safety agency to be established as an independent, standalone agency,” says Ratana Winther, the Chairperson of AIP Foundation in Thailand.  Road safety falls within the remit […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members: Association Prévention Routière, France, has been working on attitudes and sensitization of road users since 1949. It reaches thousands of people every year across France, thanks to its regional and local network, and the active participation of 1,300 volunteers. Among its most recent achievements, the association […]

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Take the Member Survey

As the first Decade of Action ends and the next begins, now is our opportunity to showcase how much the Alliance and its NGOs have grown and prepare ourselves for the next phase. We have commissioned an independent consultant, Dr. Chika Sakashita, to conduct a survey that will review your achievements and how the Alliance’s […]

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Q&A with Transport Community

In September 2019, the Europe Commission, on behalf of Member States, handed a commitment to the Alliance to reduce road deaths and serious injuries by 50% by 2030. The target is supported by the action plans endorsed by the Ministerial Council of the Transport Community in Europe in October 2020. These action plans are managed by Transport […]

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New Guide for Bereaved Families

“ “Losing a child is the worst thing that can happen to any parent, but to lose them where their death could, and should, have been prevented is very hard to accept,” writes Donna Price, Co-Chair of the International Road Victims’ Partnership (IRVP), in its new publication, Writing a Guide for Families Bereaved by Road […]

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New Round: GRSP Road Safety Grants Programme

The Global Road Safety Partnership has announced the launch of the Round 18 Call for Proposals under the Road Safety Grants Programme. In Round 18, GRSP will accept applications for advocacy to strengthen road user policies as well as vehicle safety standards in eligible countries. Safer Road Users: Eligible Countries Applications addressing national level road […]

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Alliance Accelerator Piloted in Uganda

Earlier this month, the Alliance Accelerator was piloted in Kampala, Uganda. The Accelerator will help NGOs to look at road safety challenges with a bottom-up approach, working from the problem to the solution, and utilizing Design Thinking and the Business Canvas Model. The pilot accelerator was attended by seven NGOs, government officials, academics, and media […]

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2020 Highlights

Members In November 2020, the Alliance reached a milestone 250 members in 93 countries. Four further members have joined since then, bringing the total strength of the Alliance to 254 members. 15 new members in 2020 3 new countries: Chile, Dominican Republic, Swaziland Events 2020 was a significant year for road safety, setting the agenda […]

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