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Building on Success in Africa - GRSP Africa Seminar Dates Announced: September 4-5, 2013

26 April 2013

Working to improve data management systems and promote effective pedestrian safety interventions in cities are two critical milestones that require special attention as countries strive towards the realization of the goals of the Decade of Action for Road Safety. 

To this end, the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Programme (SSATP) - two organizations that embrace the notion of a world free of road car crash death and injury - collaborated in 2012 to co-host a sub-regional ‘Road Safety in Cities’ conference in Lusaka, Zambia.

Key outcomes of

Total expanding initiatives for road safety

27 September 2011

Total is present in 130 countries worldwide, and their efforts for road safety are steadily expanding - not only as member of the GRSP Executive Committee, and not only with their road safety initiatives in the Africa/Middle East, but additionally, now as a partner of the Global Road Safety Initiative Phase 2 (GRSI-2).

In July a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Total and GRSI-2 (signed by Andrew Pearce of GRSP), adding Total to a list of five global corporations that provide support to GRSI-2. GRSI-2 is the second phase of the Global Road Safety Initiative, the world's largest

Road Safety Champion – Sianne Abrahams

7 September 2011

The Global Road Safety Partnership would like to recognize Sianne Abrahams, programme coordinator for GRSP South Africa, for her success as recipient of the prestigious Zezani Mandela Road Safety Scholarship. 

"As the first recipient of the Zenani Mandela Scholarship, I am deeply humbled...the opportunity will be used daily to ensure that no other child, like Zenani, has to die because of a senseless road crash," Sianne explained in her acceptance speech.

The scholarship was established in memory of Nelson Mandela's 13 year-old granddaughter, Zenani Mandela Jr., who died in a car crash on

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