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IRF World Road Statistics 2019: Assessing the global road network, South Asian countries report highest road network density, whilst North Africa scores lowest as a region

The IRF World Road Statistics 2019 published at the beginning of September 2019, covers data for 208 countries and provides information on 11 important topics encompassing 56 indicators, ranging from road accidents, to road expenditure and road network. An analysis ...
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China: Smart Transportation Technology and Practice

China Highway and Transportation Society and Zhejiang Communications Investment Group Co., Ltd (CICO) hosted on 31 August and 1 September the 1st International Symposium on Smart Transportation Technology and Practice. The audience of around 250 delegates, consisted of experts, researchers, ...
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IRF President meets key partners in Geneva

IRF President Mr Bill Halkias was in Geneva early September for a series of meetings. These included a meeting with Mr Jean Todt, President of FIA and UN Special Envoy for Road Safety and Mr Yuwei Li, Director Transport Division ...
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IRF signs MoU with Qatar University

The Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center (QTTSC) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Road Federation (IRF), Geneva (Switzerland) to further expand and consolidate collaboration and exchange of expertise ...
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Mobilizing partnerships for better road safety data and action

This week, representatives from national governments, NGOs, the private sector, and academia have been taking part in a two-day training workshop designed to equip and mobilize different partners to join forces to improve road safety data. The data training culminated ...
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Movin’On by Michelin sets the stage for the Mobility of the Future

IRF was pleased to partner and lead some of the sessions of the 2019 edition of the Movin’On Summit, the world summit on sustainable mobility. The successful third edition hosted about 5,000 visionaries from 44 countries between June 4 and ...
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Belt & Road: IRF to lead the Green & Sustainable Transport Committee

IRF was pleased to support again this year the World Transport Convention (WTC) organised by China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS) – am esteemed member or IRF - in Beijing on 13-16 June 13. WTC offered the background for the ...
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SuM4All discusses Global Road Map of Action and new priorities

The 7th Consortium Meeting of the Sustainable Mobility for All initiative was held on May 23rd, 2019 during the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit 2019 in Leipzig, Germany. Thirty-seven organizations gathered at this meeting to take stock of SuM4All achievements ...
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A Private Sector Road Safety Coalition for Tanzania

The first meeting of the private sector road safety coalition for Tanzania led by Total and facilitated by IRF was hosted in Dar es Salaam in May. Attended by a highly-motivated and engaged group of private companies, the meeting mapped ...
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IRF Foresight Sessions at PIARC World Congress

Abu Dhabi will be hosting the 26th World Road Congress of PIARC on 6-10 October 2019. IRF is organising one foresight session on road safety partnerships and another one on gender in transport together with World Bank and the International ...
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