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SAVE THE DATE: 'Asia Pacific Road Safety', 24-26 May, 2016, Beijing, China

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

FIA High Level Panel convenes during World Economic Forum

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,

Pope Francis supports children’s road safety in meeting with FIA President

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