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Launch of pilot project in Tunisia

30 September 2013

After months of hard work, September saw the launch of the road safety project ‘The Design and Establishment of a Road Safety Management System for Sfax Governorate Regional Transport Company (SORETRAS)’, within the framework of the EU MENA programme.

The ambitious but achievable project aims to reduce by 50% the number of road crash victims in the company by 2015 and to reach zero victims by 2020. The launch took place on September 11 in the presence of representatives of all the involved parties and partners including the Ministry of Transport, the National Observatory for Road Safety

EU MENA programme kicks off its second phase: Tunisia pilot project gets moving

27 February 2013

As the EU MENA programme enters its second year, beneficiary countries are finalizing action plans for multi-sector and multi-disciplinary road safety pilot projects under the supervision of GRSP experts.

Tunisia is one of the beneficiary countries, the planned activity for which is entitled ‘Design and Establishment of a Road Safety Management System for SORETRAS’ (Sfax Governorate Regional Transport Company).

SORETRAS is the largest public transport company in the country and records the highest number of road crashes, injuries and deaths.

GRSP MENA's Road Safety Management Workshop

4 May 2012

The Global Road Safety Partnership for the Middle East and North Africa (GRSP MENA), has the pleasure to announce its first workshop within the framework of the EU-MENA support programme. The event will be held in Brussels on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 2012.

Under the theme of "Road Safety Management", this workshop will bring together road safety practitioners and decision-makers from the Southern Mediterranean beneficiary countries to examine road safety issues and situation in their respective countries and to get practical tools for managing road safety and reaching their target.