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IRF supports UNECA for Project funded by the UN Road Safety Trust Fund

The UN Road Safety Fund has unveiled ten new projects that will target key gaps in the road safety systems of 12 countries. IRF (Geneva) has been pleased to support together with iRAP, the UNECA Ten Step Plan for Safer ...
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IRF President addresses UNECE ITC High-Level Segment

The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) is the highest policy-making body of the UNECE in the field of transport. It held its 82nd session in Geneva. Bill Halkias, President of the International Road Federation addressed the High-Level Level Segment on the ...
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IRF Data Warehouse launched today in Stockholm

IRF (Geneva) launched today in Stockholm an IRF Data Warehouse in the framework of a side event organised jointly with the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and the Total Foundation at the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road ...
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Private Sector lays out the way for improving Road Safety

Top level executives from Total, Michelin, 3M, Volvo and UPS were part of the panel "Improving Road Safety Outcomes: Private Sector Commitments" hosted on 15 January 2020 in the framework of the annual SuM4All Consortium Meeting held at the World ...
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Gulf Traffic 2019: Technology for Smarter Cities

Dubai, UAE, 9-11 December 2019 The International Road Federation (IRF Geneva) was pleased to support the Gulf Traffic Exhibition & Conference held from 9th to 11th December 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE. The Conference brought ...
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First Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress held in Southeast Asia comes to a successful close

This year’s Congress celebrated the achievements of the industry by recognising leading research and developments, and focusing on nurturing the next generation of leaders in ITS The 26th Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress concluded successfully in Singapore. Over the ...
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IRF at the Second Workshop towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Asia-Pacific

On 3-4 December 2019, around 70 representatives of Asian-Pacific governments, international road safety experts, key stakeholders, donors and other groups convened at the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) headquarters in Bangkok to determine next steps ...
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SaferAfrica wins prestigious Prince Michael of Kent Award

The consortium of the SaferAfrica project has received the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award 2019 for its work in Africa. The prize was handed over to the project coordinator, Prof Luca Persia, Director of the Research Centre for Transport and Logistics ...
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Successful 3rd edition of the Sustainable Mobility Conference in Morocco

After the resounding success of the last two editions, the third edition of the International Conference on Sustainable Mobility took place this week in Marrakech under the theme: "Road Transport and sustainable mobility for a sustainable future ". Organized by ...
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New Global Roadmap of Action to Guide the Future of Mobility

The Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative launched yesterday the Global Roadmap of Action toward Sustainable Mobility (GRA), a tool to guide country decision-makers on "how to" achieve mobility that is efficient, accessible, safe and green. The event brought together ...
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