NEWS & EVENTS


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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Study on Crash Responses in Ibero-American Countries

Several institutions offer emergency, legal, psychological and medical traffic post crash support, but citizens still feel unprotected and without support. This is one of the conclusions from a study Alliance member Stop Accidentes and Federacion Iberoamericana de Asociaciones de Victimas Contra la Violencia Vial (FICVI) have implemented in 13 Ibero-American countries in collaboration with Fundacion […]

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Yellow May

To create attention to the high level of traffic deaths, injuries and disabilities our member Observatoria National de Securanca Viaria (ONSV) from Brazil promotes the Yellow May Movement. Inspired by global movements to increase awareness of breast and prostate cancer Pink October and Blue November, Yellow May seeks to promote road safety around the world. If […]

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Children as Reporters for UN Global Road Safety Week

UN Global Road Safety Week is taking place from 4-10 May 2015, and the theme is ‘Children and Road Safety’. The main global campaign is ‘#SaveKidsLives’. You can help by organising an activity where children take the role of road safety reporters. In their articles or short programmes, children can share their thoughts on the […]

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United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Meet to Plan Milestone Events in 2015

Hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) held its 21st meeting on 26-27 March 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The UNRSC holds biannual meetings to discuss global road safety issues. This meeting was dedicated to plan for milestone initiatives in 2015: Brazil Conference, the Third UN Road Safety Week and post […]

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See you 18-19 November in Brasilia

With more than 100 ministerial delegations and civil society representatives from the transport, health, education, justice and interior sectors expected to attend, the 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety will be hosted by the Brazilian Government from 18-19 November 2015. Building on the first High-Level Conference held in Moscow in 2009, this upcoming conference […]

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Small Grants for Child Reporting for #SaveKidsLives

#SaveKidsLives is the worldwide campaign for the Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week in May 2015. The campaign calls for action to save children’s lives on the roads around the world. The Alliance has a few grants available for Alliance members to collaborate with media to highlight stories or programmes produced by children on road […]

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How are road safety NGOs responding to the COVID-19 pandemic?

In a matter of only a few days, it feels as though the world has changed: plans and events are cancelled, jobs and funding are at risk, travel is minimized. This presents huge challenges for most organizations, including those in the road safety sector. Specifically, we see a number of issues that impact the work […]

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Global Meeting 2015

On March 13 and 14 more than 170 delegates from over 52 countries representing 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered in Marrakech, Morocco at the Zalagh Kashbar Hotel & Spa in Marrakech, Morocco for the 4th Global Meeting of Nongovernmental Organizations Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims. The Global Meeting is organized by the Global […]

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#SaveKidsLives in Nepal

Swatantrata Abhiyan, a member organization of the Alliance in Nepal, conducted a number of activities last December 2014 in support of the #SaveKidsLives campaign. A group of youth volunteers trained by Swatantrata Abhiyan visited six different schools situated mostly on the “boundary less” side of the road that seem to provide unsafe mobility for children, […]

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The Global Road Safety Partnership to launch Round 7 of the Road Safety Grants Programme on 11 March 2015.

The primary objective of the Road Safety Grants Programme’s is to support civil society organizations in selected low- and middle-income countries to advocate for policy change to protect road users.  It also supports civil society organizations to promote the successful implementation of evidence-based policies.  Since its inception the programme has awarded 35  grants to 27 […]

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Global Meeting – one week to go

The Alliance Global Meeting is one week away. The meeting will be held at Zalagh Kashbar Hotel & Spa in Marakech Morocco on 13, 14 March 2015. Months have gone into the planning and we are exited about two days of networking, share best practices, advocacy work and building our capacities to implement road safety programs. We […]

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