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,
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
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.