NEWS & EVENTS


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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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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