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Further success for grantee, SaveLIFE Foundation in India

2 April 2014

The team at SaveLIFE Foundation (India), one of the grantees of the Bloomberg Philanthropies funded Road Safety Grants Programme, has welcomed further success within the framework of their road safety advocacy campaign.

This week, on the back of exhaustive efforts to have road safety included as an election issue, the Indian National Congress party released its manifesto in which road safety has been identified as a key issue. This is the first time ever in India that a political party has clearly outlined its commitment to road safety.

The manifesto (link to full document - see point 1,

Strengthening enforcement in Mexico

31 March 2014

During the week of 24 through 28 March as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Programme, GRSP conducted a 'Train the Trainer' workshop for 30 road officers from Guadalajara and Leon, the two intervention sites for the programme in Mexico.

The workshops form a part of the programme's efforts at creating long-term sustainability in improved enforcement techniques in Mexico, a country in which the targeted risk factors of seat-belt use and drink driving are at unacceptably low, and high rates respectively.

Save the Dates for Africa Road Safety 2014

2 April 2014

We are excited to inform the road safety community that we have confirmed dates for the 2014 GRSP AFRICA ROAD SAFETY SEMINAR:

Dates: 12-13 August, 2014
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

Theme: 'Safer Cities for Children'

This important event on the African road safety calendar will once again attract strong interest from key stakeholders including city planners, lead agency representatives, government, enforcement, private and civil sectors and will build upon the work of the 2012 and 2013 seminars.

Further details and registration details will be published here soon.

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