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9 June 2016

Working in collaboration with GRSP and utilizing data from the WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015, International SOS Foundation today launched a new Road Safety overlay feature to their Travel Risk Map.

The interactive Travel Risk Map has been a widely used resource for business travellers in understanding the risks posed when visiting or relocating to foreign countries in terms of travel security and medical risk.

With road crashes one of the top five causes of medical evacuations managed by International SOS, factors such as road laws, fleet and infrastructure conditions and

8 June 2016

From October 19th to 23rd, the City of Curitiba in Southern Brazil is hosting the 2016 World Rescue Challenge. Promoted by the Brazilian Association of Rescue and Salvation (ABRES), the event will gather approximately a thousand professionals from national and international teams, together with field experts, students and the general public.

The annual World Rescue Challenge (WRC) brings together professionals that work with rescue, salvation and pre-hospital care interested in refining their techniques and participating in an exchange with teams from several Brazilian states as well as many

8 June 2016

From 1 through 3 June 216, the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) team, together with members and invited guests gathered in Madrid, Spain for an agenda of key meetings and information exchange sessions, hosted by GRSP member, Mapfre Foundation.

The three days commenced with a 'Team Day' for the Geneva staff coming together with GRSP colleagues from Brazil, China, Lebanon, South Africa and Vietnam. The team looked at monitoring and evaluation best practice and how to further embed such practices in our day to day work.

The morning of June 2 saw Mapfre Foundation and GRSP collaborate to

27 May 2016

More than 200 road safety experts, government officials and private sector and civil society representatives joined the GRSP and iRAP teams in Beijing China this week for the 2016 Road Safety in Asia event. Our 9th annual event of its kind in the region, the programme put the focus on the many challenges facing communities, cities, companies and countries in achieving the ambitious goal of the Sustainable Devlopment Goals of halving road deaths and injuries by 2020.

The opening morning featured a World Health Organization 'Health Dialogue' with high profile panelists Michelle Yeoh

24 March 2016
'The Challenges for Communities, Cities, Companies and Countries'

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) are pleased to again be working in partnership to bring you Road Safety in Asia 2016. This comprehensive capacity building conference, our 9th annual regional event, provides you with a range of stimulating capacity building workshops, keynote addresses, high level panel discussions and plenary sessions over two full days (24-25 May), with the iRAP Workshop being held on day three (26 May). There

22 March 2016

Nestlé, Zurich Insurance, Virtual Risk Manager and the Global Road Safety Partnership are pleased to announce that we will be holding our third "Roads Between Us" road safety conference, this time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, over 2 interactive days on 4 and 5 October 2016.

This will build on the successes of the conferences held in Ghana (2012) and Cameroon (2014), and the regular "Roads Between Us" calls that developed from these events.

The event will discuss what an effective work-related road risk management process looks like and agree on next steps for implementation within the region.

13 March 2016

Press Release from the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) 

Local authorities, civil society representatives and the FIA partnered to promote a Vision Zero strategy for Mexico City while road safety activities were organised to raise awareness amongst the Formula E spectators on the occasion of the Mexico ePrix 

The FIA Formula E round held in Mexico on Saturday 12 March – the first ever to take place in the country – represents an opportunity for international and local stakeholders to showcase their commitment to road safety, one of the key priorities of the FIA, the world’s