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  1. The Campaign for Global Road Safety The Road Safety Decade Rita Cuypers FIA Foundation

  2. Leading global road safety donor: $20 million + since 2002 Supporting WHO, World Bank Global Road Safety Facility & iRAP Supporting research and implementation: e.g. Malaysian motorcycle safety research; Chinese driver training; Australian NCAP; AIPF helmet campaigns Global advocacy for road safety: Commission for Global Road Safety & Make Roads Safe Campaign Role of the

  3. Commission for Global Road Safety

  4. Should be addressed like comparable global issues such as Malaria & HIV AIDS Impacts on social and economic development - $100 billion annual cost to developing countries Immediate ‘vaccines’ are available: helmets, seat belts, road design improvements First Make Roads Safe report made 3 recommendations: Make Roads Safe: the case for action

  5. 1.United Nations Global Road Safety Ministerial Conference Make Roads Safe Recommendations:

  6. A Million Names for Safer Roads

  7. Michelle Yeoh, Global Ambassador

  8. Nobel Peace Laureates urge UN Conference

  9. Petition presented to Ban Ki-moon

  10. UN Road Safety Conference approved

  11. 2. 10% of international (e.g. World Bank, Asian Development bank, donor country) road infrastructure budgets for road safety Make Roads Safe Recommendations:

  12. Safer Roads Conference, July 2008, brought together all the main lending banks, plus key donor countries and UN regional commissions World Bank and regional banks have established a working group to develop common approach to road infrastructure safety Road assessment being adopted by donors, development banks and countries Safe Road Infrastructure

  13. 3. $300 million, ten year, Action Plan to catalyse road safety activity Make Roads Safe Recommendations:

  14. UN debates road safety

  15. UN debates Malaria

  16. A Hidden Epidemic Twelve Leading Causes of Mortality, 2002

  17. International Action on Malaria • Abuja Action Plan 2000 • UN Decade to Roll Back Malaria 2001-2010 • Roll Back Malaria Initiative • Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, Malaria and TB launched by G8: $11.3 billion in 136 countries • UN Special Envoy for Malaria

  18. DALYS in Developing Countries (Children Age 5-14)

  19. Make Roads Safe agenda for 2009 UN Conference • Decade of Action for Road Safety • $300 million catalytic Action Plan funded by governments and foundations • Safe Road Infrastructure investment funded by World Bank and regional banks • Urge greater private sector support (e.g. for GRSP) • Ambitious and visionary target for reducing projected increase in road deaths by 2020

  20. Let’s work to make the next decade… 2010 - the road safety decade -2020

  21. The Campaign for Global Road Safety www.makeroadssafe.org