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GRSP in-country organizations come together in Manila

1 August 2014

Through many of the sustainable projects with which GRSP has been involved and in which local partnerships are built, or through invitation by lead agencies, GRSP has established a number (11) of locally funded (through local membership), locally governed in-country GRSP organizations. These organizations operate independently for locally funded projects with a head office advisor, and as an in-country extension of head office for globally funded projects such as the Asia and Africa regional seminars.

Following the two days of the Asia Seminar in Manila, GRSP had the opportunity to gather

Ramadan: an occasion of coming together for road safety

5 August 2014

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Ramadan is a special month for Muslims around the world during which sunset each day marks the observance of Iftar. Iftar is the evening meal, when traditionally, families and communities come together to break their daily fasting ritual. In recent years, Ramadan, per the Islamic calendar, has been occurring in the northern summer which sees extended hours between sunrise and sunset, and with that, extended fasting periods.

This can represent some unique challenges on the roads coupling a ‘rush hour’ immediately before the Iftar (during which speed is an all too common

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

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