This year, Russian Red Cross (RRC), a grantee of the GRSP Global Advocacy and Grants Programme, has made significant progress in their efforts with the Russian government to strengthen child restraint regulations and in the Russian Federation.
In April, the Presidential Human Rights Committee (HRC) became a key supporter of the RRC’s work, publishing an open letter on their website from the RRC to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The open letter called on the Ministry to domesticate technical regulations on child restraints approved by the Eurasian Customs Union.
There are a number of challenges road safety advocates face in promoting policy and legislative change for improved road safety. The ongoing instability in Turkey as a result of regional security challenges and following general elections in June has had a huge impact on the Turkish Red Crescent’s ability to advocate for the passage of amendments to the Turkish Traffic Law to address critical exemptions in current seat-belt wearing mandates.
A grantee of the GRSP Global Advocacy and Grants Programme within the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety, the Turkish Red Crescent (TRCS) and
We share here an article link to part of a series produced by The Huffington Post, "What's Working: Sustainable Development Goals," in conjunction with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Huffington Post's What's Working SDG blog series will focus on one goal every weekday in September.
This post from Michael Bloomberg addresses Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.