#CommitToAct calls on governments to COMMIT to putting people first and ACT to save lives on the road. It mobilizes NGOs to push for clear, meaningful, and specific commitments and track them to completion.
Global campaigns unite NGOs, give strength to their collective voice, and increase their profile with their authorities. The Alliance mobilized and equips NGOs to raise their voice through global and UN-mandated campaigns.
The Africa Chapter of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety was launched in November 2018 as a means of uniting road safety NGOs in Africa more closely, harnessing their joint experience, building their capacity, and amplifying their advocacy voices with their governments.
The Alliance Pillar Working Groups mirror the five pillars of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. They enable Alliance members to access and input to the agenda of the UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC).
The Alliance Empowerment Program is an innovative capacity-building initiative sponsored by FedEx that incorporates face-to-face and online training, mentoring, and seed grants. It aims to strengthen the work of road safety NGOs to advocate effectively and implement initiatives that significantly reduce the risk of injury and fatality on the world’s roads.
Every two years, the Alliance holds its Global Meeting, bringing together the road safety NGO community alongside global influencers and decision makers to network, learn from each other and mobilize.
The Alliance supports the campaigns of members and other stakeholders, promoting their messages to the wider world and sharing their stories to inspire other NGOs to get involved.
The Alliance shares best practices from around the world, amplifies the work of NGOs, and disseminates global road safety news.
The Alliance demonstrates the valuable work of NGOs through its publications, joint publications, and contributions to the evidence-based work of other organizations.
The Safer Cycling Advocate Program, sponsored by FedEx Express Europe and working with the European Cycling Federation (ECF), will empower NGOs to promote measures to improve cycling safety through infrastructure, policy, and awareness, and increase the numbers of cyclists, while also reducing road fatalities.
The Alliance is working with local partner, Meditech, funded by the Puma Energy Foundation, to pioneer a community-based intervention model for post-crash response and emergency care in Colombia that will empower communities to take ownership for road safety in their local area and which could be replicated in other communities in Colombia and other countries.