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IRF President Addresses the 48th Edition of the ASECAP Days

Regaining trust and confidence to boost the economy and to recover from the pandemic The world has been hit by an unprecedented pandemic which has caused an economic recession and struck all economic sectors in Europe and the rest of the world, including the road infrastructure sectors, ...
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The International Road Federation (IRF) Partners with the International Union of Railways (UIC) and Operation Lifesaver Estonia (OLE) to Stop Crashes at Level Crossings and Save Lives

A level crossing is an interface between road and rail infrastructure. According to the 1968 UNECE Convention on Road Traffic and the Highway Code, trains have priority, whilst road users and pedestrians must comply with road signs and signals in ...
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Private Sector Road Safety Coalition Launched in Pakistan

Coordinated by the International Road Federation (IRF), today a group of leading private sector companies active in Pakistan have entered into a partnership to use their combined knowledge and expertise to reduce road deaths and injuries in the country. The ...
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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2021

Remember. Support. Act. The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is commemorated each year on the third Sunday of November, this year being hosted on 21 November 2021. Begun in 1995 by the European Federation of Road Traffic ...
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Explore The Journal of Mega Infrastructure & Sustainable Development

The Journal of Mega Infrastructure & Sustainable Development provides a platform to critically examine the theory and practice of international mega infrastructure developments both more holistically and in different contexts. It explores the complexities, risks, opportunities and uncertainties entailed in ...
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IRF President Speaking at the UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference

On the 14-16 of October 2021, the Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference was held in Beijing, China. IRF President, Mr. Bill Halkias, was part of a distinguished panel tasked to discuss sustainable transport, poverty, livelihoods, and growth. The ...
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Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety Launched

The global plan for the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety was officially launched on 28 October with a global event hosted by the WHO/UNRSC. The target of this Decade of Action is to reduce road deaths and injuries ...
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UNRSC Side Event at UN Sustainable Transport Conference 

In the framework of the second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference held on 14-16 October, a UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) side event was hosted on 15th October 2021 from 15:30 to 17:30 (CEST) on the topic: “Halving Road ...
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The IRF Annual Conference 2021 Edition 

The International Road Federation (IRF) annual autumn conference was hosted online on 20 and 21 October under the theme “Innovation: Charting Pathways to Sustainable Mobility”. More than 1’000 participants from 100 countries and over 50 speakers from leading organisations and companies in the roads and mobility sector gathered online for two ...
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Istanbul to host the IRF World Congress in 2024 

Istanbul – the city on two continents – will be hosting the IRF World Congress in 2024. The venue of this prestigious event was unveiled today at the closing of the two-day IRF Annual Conference hosted under the theme: “Innovation: ...
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