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3 March 2016

The closing meeting of the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) Road Safety II project funded by the European Union (EU) was held  on 18 and 19 February 2016 in Tbilisi with the participation of 90 high-level representatives from the key government and civil society stakeholders of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

23 February 2016

'The Challenges for Communities, Companies and Countries'

The target set out within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of halving road crash deaths by 2020 poses a significant challenge to us all. To meet this challenge, road safety stakeholders must engage across sectors with renewed vigour, and encourage new actors to join the global effort. 

Asia Pacific Road Safety 2016 marks the ninth running of this important regional event, organized by the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP). The

21 January 2016

As was reported here, on 11 November, 2015, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) launched a High Level Panel for Road Safety. The members met today in Davos, during the World Economic Forum, to define their priorities and work programme for 2016-2017.

Chaired by Jean Todt, the meeting was attended by Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank,Bertrand Badré,Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank Group, Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General & CEO of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Muhtar Kent,

18 January 2016

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is pleased to announce the launch of a key new web resource to support advocacy efforts specifically for road safety policies and implementation.
The new Advocacy Resource Centre ( is a one-stop resource for organizations campaigning for road safety policies or policy implementation. It features over 800 pieces of content, which have been specifically collated and created to be useful for both road safety organizations and other organizations that may be interested in addressing road safety.
The content includes case

14 January 2016


Today in Rome, FIA President Jean Todt met with Pope Francis to highlight the global road safety challenge and make roads safer for the 1.8 billion children who risk their lives on the roads every day

Pope Francis received in a private audience Jean Todt, the President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) who is also UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, accompanied by Michelle Yeoh, actress and an FIA Ambassador for Road Safety, Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
13 January 2016

The Global Road Safety Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Proposals for Round 9 of the Road Safety Grants Programme.

Initiated in early 2012 with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Road Safety Grants Programme supports projects to develop and deliver high-impact, evidence-based road safety interventions designed to strengthen road safety policies and their implementation.

8 December 2015

The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) hosted a side event on the second day of the General Assembly to present and discuss the work of the IFRC and its member National Societies in promoting road safety.

As road crashes have become among the leading causes of deaths and injuries in the world, the GRSP highlighted how National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies can promote good practices and adopt approaches that can limit the number of these tragedies.

The panel kicked off with a presentation on how road crashes have become a major global concern, killing and injuring millions of people