NEWS & EVENTS


AIP Foundation advocates for passenger helmet use in Cambodia

With 14,227 injuries and almost 2,000 fatalities in 2013 due to motorcycle crashes alongside economic costs reaching a staggering US$ 337 million, road crashes are a serious and increasingly concerning public health problem in Cambodia. AIP Foundation is leveraging the government’s commitment to reduce road traffic crash fatalities through its two-year “Head Safe. Helmet On.” project. […]

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Letter sent to UN leaders to promote road safety in post-2015 SDGs

Negotiations surrounding the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are heating up as we get closer to their official launch in September 2015. Now is a critical time to advocate for the inclusion of road safety in the Post-2015 Development Agenda by reaching out to decision-makers. The Alliance recently co-signed a letter with Youth for Road […]

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YOURS awarded Best Road Safety Initiative at 2014 FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE Awards

Out of 450 nominations for the 2014 FUNDACIÓN MAPFRE Social Awards recognizing people and institutions that have made outstanding international contributions for the benefit of society, the unique Capacity Development Program of Alliance NGO board member Youth for Road Safety  (YOURS) from the Netherlands was selected as the Best Road Safety initiative and awarded a prize […]

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Join the Three Star Coalition

The Three Star Coalition is a group of organizations concerned about road safety. They have a particular focus on the construction of safer roads in developing countries. In particular they are urging the World Bank, which is the largest aid financier of roads in developing countries, to set a three star minimum safety rating for […]

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Start planning for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) 2015

By Brigitte Chaudhry – Author and Editor of the World Day website The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, their families and the many others who are also affected. The World Day […]

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#SaveKidsLives – share your story

 With Alliance members and friends support, we have reached more than 675.000 signatures in support of the Child Declaration for Road Safety! You have all been campaigning and the #SaveKidsLives team will feature a range of projects on the www.savekidslives.org website. If you would like your campigning efforts highlighted, please send an email and your […]

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Alliance communication channels

The Alliance is a platform for networking and sharing, and there are various formal and informal ways that you can find updates, information or get in contact with members and non-members  in the road safety community. Official Alliance communication platforms: Alliance website: On the Alliance website you can find profiles of our almost 150 member […]

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UN Special Envoy’s roles and responsibilities

Late April 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Jean Todt as his Special Envoy for Road Safety. The Alliance has sought to get specific information about the role and responsibilities of the Special Envoy and the Special Envoys office at United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) this week launched a website […]

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Grants for civil society – GRSP

The Global Road Safety Partnership will launch Round 8 of the Road Safety Grants Programme today on Wednesday 8 July 2015. The primary objective of the Road Safety Grants Programme is to support civil society organizations in selected low- and middle-income countries to advocate for policy change to protect road users. Civil Society organizations in […]

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Using media to gain high credibility and attract funding

By using free and effective press releases Zambia Road safety Trust (ZRST) has become a highly influential organization with the media, stakeholders, and government authorities within a very short period of time. Our Alliance NGO member in Zambia became a member in 2014, and with a small budget and through its well-thought-out media strategy ZRST […]

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Red Flags keep children safe in Philippines and Argentina

  Asociación Madres del Dolor, a member of the Alliance in Argentina, launched the Red Flag Project, an initiative that aims to teach the basics of road safety to children with certain physical handicaps, during the celebration of Third UN Global Road Safety Week in May 2015. Together with physically handicapped children from different schools, […]

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Road safety through the eyes of children

Five-hundred  children are killed on our roads every day, and the Alliance wanted to draw attention to the urgent need to better protect children and generate action on the measures needed to do so. For the Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week from 04­-10 May 2015, we identified and mobilized ten Alliance member NGOs from […]

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From Belgium to Benin: “Night Without Accident” – initiative expands

The first African edition of Night Without Accident, an initiative that educates bar and nightclub customers/clients on the consequences of drink and drive, was organized in the city of Parakou, the third largest city in Benin, through a partnership between ALINAGNON, an Alliance member in Benin, and the NGOs Responsible Young Drivers (RYD), in 2012. […]

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NGO registration for Brazil is now open

The Second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, on 18–19 November 2015. The meeting is hosted by the government of Brazil and cosponsored by the World Health Organization. The Conference will gather around 1500 delegates, among these Ministers of Health and Interior from many countries, senior officials from UN […]

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