NEWS & EVENTS


#CommitToAct Tanzania: Public demand for 30 km/h limits in urban areas

In Tanzania, two Alliance member NGOs, Road Safety Ambassadors (RSA) Tanzania and Helmet Vaccine Initiative Tanzania (HVIT) and used the #CommitToAct Streets for Life campaign back-up their advocacy toward a specific focus on 30 km/h limits in urban areas. RSA chose a specific street, Shekilango Road in Dar es Salaam city where there are schools, […]

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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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30 km/h in Vietnam: Slow zones, safe zones

In Vietnam, AIP Foundation started advocating for school zone safety with two model schools in their program Slow Zones,Safe Zones. From this pilot, they scaled up and achieved an important milestone in August 2020 when the government in Gia Lai Province announced that it would set a new speed limit of school zone speed limits […]

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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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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is excited to welcome two new members that joined us recently. Full members LFR International is a U.S.-based international nonprofit organization focused post-crash response and emergency medical services development in low- and middle-income countries. The NGO launches sustainable prehospital emergency care programs in resource-limited settings without formal emergency medical services by collaborating with […]

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We have a Plan: What Now? Panel Discussion

One of the main sessions at the Global Meeting was a panel discussion on We have a Plan? What Now? The panel brought together a mix of decision makers, NGOs and foundations, and corporate sector to discuss the next steps needed to make sure that the Global Plan is being put in place so that […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Meeting Sets NGO Agenda for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021–2030

25 March 2022, Budapest, Hungary Road safety NGOs have set out a call to action for governments in their countries: commit to act for people’s right to safe mobility and a 50% reduction in road deaths and injuries by 2030. The call to action, defined by members of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road […]

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PRESS RELEASE: New Partnership in Latin America to Empower NGOs for Safer Roads

24 March 2022, Budapest, Hungary The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Michelin that will promote safer roads and sustainable mobility across Latin America by empowering and equipping road safety NGOs in the region. The partnership was announced today at the Seventh Global Meeting […]

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COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: Nueva alianza en América Latina para empoderar a las ONG para calles más seguras

24 de marzo de 2022, Budapest, Hungría La Alianza Global de ONG para la Seguridad Vial (la Alianza) se complace en anunciar una nueva alianza con Michelin que promoverá calles más seguras y movilidad sostenible en América Latina al empoderar y equipar a las ONG de seguridad vial en la región. La alianza se anunció […]

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Alliance Statement of Concern for the High-level Meeting Declaration Negotiations

Civil society is looking to the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety (High-level Meeting), to be held in New York in June 2022, with an equal sense of excitement and hope. The second Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021–2030 (second Decade of Action) has begun, with its Global Plan in place, and the Supporting […]

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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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NGOs’ Role in the Decade of Action Recognized

The Alliance is delighted that the work of NGOs has been recognized by the UN General Assembly President, Abdulla Shahid, in a letter to the Alliance. “The work of Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety will be critical to delivering on the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030,” the letter states. “I look […]

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Global Plan: What Next?

The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021–2030 (Global Plan) was launched in October 2021 and many NGOs handed it over to their decision makers. This session was held to discuss the next steps on what we can expect from our leaders and what we can do about it as NGOs.  […]

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