NEWS & EVENTS


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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Walking and Cycling Forum in Africa

One of the recommended actions in the Global Plan is a shift to toward walking, cycling and public transport, noting that by 2030 “urban mobility will exceed the capacity of systems that rely largely on private vehicles such as cars and motorcycles.” It endorses policies that lower speeds and prioritize the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport […]

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Alliance Welcomes a New Member

The Alliance is delighted to welcome a new member that joined us recently. Full Members School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP) runs scientifically-planned health programmes for school children, managed under the guidance of medical experts, sociologists, educationists, psychologists, nutritional specialists, and others. SHARP’s mission is to prevent, detect, address and resolve health problems increase educational […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members R-Safe Charitable Trust, India, was established in Chennai in 2014 to create a trust for public, social and charitable purposes. It organizes awareness programs for school and college students, corporate employees and executives, […]

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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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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members Reacciona por la Vida, Mexico, was founded in 2013 by Víctimas de la Violencia Vial AC and AXA Mexico. Its objective is to promote actions that improve road safety in Mexico, so that […]

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30 km/h School Zone Law approved in Senegal

Updated 27 April 2022 In Senegal, a long-awaited law mandating 30 km/h limits around all schools in the country has been approved. Alliance member LASER International has been instrumental in advising the Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport on the drafting of the new law. LASER International has been advocating for school zone safety for 30 […]

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30 km/h Decree in Peru

In Peru in July, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications decreed a new traffic regulation (Supreme Decree No. 025-2021-MTC), which among a raft of other changes, modifies maximum speeds in urban areas set out in the national traffic regulation. The decree amends the maximum limit to 50 km/h on avenues, and 30 km/h on urban […]

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Good Samaritan Law India

In February 2021, the Alliance worked with 16 of its member NGOs in India to build capacity for awareness and implementation of the Good Samaritan Law and to develop action plans that would see the law finally implemented across India. The Good Samaritan Law was passed on 30 March 2016 through a High Court Judgement […]

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LEARN: Building Data Partnerships in Africa

In 2019, the Alliance and the International Road Federation (IRF Geneva), supported by the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme, launched the LEARN program, starting first in Kenya and Senegal, and expanding in 2020–2021 with additional support from Total Energies Foundation, to Cameroon, Uganda, Togo, and Zambia. The program uses multi-sectoral coalitions in each country, co-ordinated […]

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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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Alliance Welcomes New Members in July

The Alliance is delighted to welcome three new members that joined us recently. Full members Woman and Child Health Education Trust (WOCHET), India, was founded in 2018 with the aim of providing a sustainable platform for the children and women in need and to raise awareness of health related issues. WOCHET reaches out to the […]

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Alliance Welcomes First Friend of the Alliance

We are delighted to welcome our first Friend of the Alliance. Shane O’Connor is well-known to many in the road safety NGO community as a long-term supporter of the Alliance and its members through his role as Communications Advisor at FedEx. Shane is a valuable advisor and motivator, always willing to share his knowledge, connections, […]

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Argentina: NGOs and legislators working together for a 30 km/h amendment

NGOs in Argentina have been using the UN Global Road Safety Week campaign to push for 30 km/h limits in urban settings where people and vehicles mix, using the connection to cycling advocacy as a hook. Asociación Madres del Dolor and Luchemos Por La Vida have been working together with mayors in and around Buenos […]

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