NEWS & EVENTS


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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The important 60 minutes – trainings save lives in Lebanon

Roads for Life  – an Alliance member in Lebanon – strongly believes that a swift and efficient intervention by emergency teams on the scene of the crash would help save each year lives lost on the roads. The organization gives trauma surgeons, emergency physicians, nurses, and Red Cross volunteers world-class training to help improve the […]

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Civil society hearing on Sustainable Development Goals in New York 26-27 May

  With the United Nations currently in the process of defining a post-2015 development agenda, the President of the UN General Assembly organized, in conjunction with the co-facilitators for the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations, two days of informal interactive hearings with representatives of non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, major groups, and the private sector on 26-27 […]

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Call for proposals for revision of Alliance website

The Global Alliance of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for Road Safety (the Alliance) is exactly that: an alliance of NGOs from around the world collectively advocating for road safety and road victims. The Alliance aims to focus the efforts of NGOs working against the epidemic of road crashes. To do so effectively, an update of […]

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Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015

Here’s  few snapshot from around the world: –          A joint event organized by FIA Foundation, UNICEF, and the New York City Department and Transportation, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake received the Child Declaration for Road Safety on behalf of the UN and led a #SaveKidsLives campaign “flashmob” event in the center of New York City, […]

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Announcement of UN Special Envoy for Road Safety

On 29 April 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Mr. Jean Todt as his Special Envoy for Road Safety. Mr. Todt is the president of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and former CEO of Ferrari. Appointing a Special Envoy is a welcome move, and such a role can have a huge impact […]

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#SaveKidsLives takes off – see what our members are doing

Alliance members around the world are continuously busy preparing to celebrate the Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015. Here are more updates: –          South Africans Against Drink Driving (SADD), our member based in South Africa, will work with 20 schools around Pietermaritzburg and the Midlands. Children will wear bright yellow #SaveKidsLives t-shirts, and record […]

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Child Road Safety in the Americas – A UN Global Road Safety Week Regional Congress

The Child Road Safety in the Americas Congress, taking place on May 7-8, 2015, during UN Global Road Safety Week, addresses the important public health and sustainable development issue of child road safety in the Americas, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Participants will include leaders from countries throughout the Americas […]

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African Forum on Road Safety in Bukina Faso

The African Forum on Road Safety  will be held from 20 to 22 May 2015 in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). It is  promoted by Initiatives Conseil International – Santé  on behalf of a consortium of organizations named OSCAR (Medical and Behavioral Observatory on Road Traffic Injuries / Observatoire Sanitaire et Comportemental de l’Accidentologie Routièr) , which is presented in the attached document. Find […]

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Need help? Toolbox for #SaveKidsLives

#SaveKidsLives is the official campaign for the upcoming Third UN Road Safety Week.  If you need help to get involved, there is help to get in the following: Background information . Find an quick overview of the #SaveKidsLives Campaign HERE . Inspiration for speeches, reports and presentations:   WHO has created a guide called 10 strategies for keeping children safe […]

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Snapshot of UN Road Safety Week Around the World

As all of you already know, the global campaign for the Third UN Global Road Safety Week is happening on 4-10 May 2015 under the theme children and road safety: #SaveKidsLives. WHO, one of the facilitators of the event, encourages governments, international agencies, civil society organizations, and private companies—all of us who travel the world’s […]

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7% Project to Save 7 Children a Day

  Thailand has the 2nd deadliest roads in the world. Traffic collisions kill more than 7 children every day. Unfortunately, only 7% of children in Thailand wear helmets when riding on motorcycles. In response, AIP Foundation and Save the Children have launched a nationwide campaign, The 7% Project, to decrease motorcycle death and injury among […]

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