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The media 'abuzz' during Africa seminar

30 August 2014

We report often on the important role the media plays in road safety. Media, in both modern social forms and more traditional mass mediums, has the ear of populations. It can influence, advise and educate; and this was on show for all to see during the GRSP 3rd Africa Seminar in Cape Town.

Local South African newspapers, news websites and television stations covered the event from the opening address from Minister Peters (Minister of Transport) right through to the closing ceremony and beyond. Government portals also shared information highlighting the importance of the now annual event.

3rd Africa Regional Seminar issues a challenge

29 August 2014

Cape Town was the host city for the Global Road Safety Partnership’s 3rd Africa Road Safety Seminar on August 12-13, dedicated to ‘Improving road safety for children in African cities’.

The seminar featured a strong line-up of expert regional and international speakers, with an opening keynote address from South African Minister for Transport, Dipuo Peters (pictured). During her passionate address, Minister Peters called for stronger support from the Ministry of Justice in the enforcement of traffic laws and the prosecution of offenders.

GRSP Asia Seminar a success

30 July 2014

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) and Global New Car Assessment Programme (GNCAP) partnered to organize Asia Pacific Road Safety 2014 held over two weeks from 23 June to 4 July 2014 in Manila, Philippines. This comprehensive seminar, workshop and training programme comprised four key events, the GRSP Asia Seminar, iRAP Asia Pacific Workshop, ADB/ASEAN Train the Trainer Programme and GNCAP Workshop.

Since the first GRSP Asia Seminar in 2007, it has grown and cemented itself as a key event on the global road