International Road Federation (IRF )

Press Releases

Press release: IRF India Chapter webinar on “Road Safety Management And Action Plan”

New Delhi May 18, 2021 As part of improving road safety in the country, all new national highways to have advanced traffic management systems (ATMs) – Mr R.K. Pandey, member projects, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) Corrective measures being ...
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EU-funded Project FRONTIER kicks off

The EU-funded FRONTIER project promises to bring driverless cars, cutting-edge traffic management and reduced transport emissions to Europe's citizens A new vision of transport is emerging in Europe. Nowadays we count with a greater number of transport options and a ...
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Delivering impact via Private Sector Road Safety Coalitions

The TOTAL Foundation and the International Road Federation (IRF) have entered into a partnership aiming at establishing private sector road safety coalitions in a number of countries around the world. The objective: federate private sector stakeholders to work together, in ...
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The Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure kicks off in Tanzania

The Tanzania Minister for Works and Transport, H.E. Eng. Dr Leonard Madaraka Chamuriho, has officially launched the “Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure” project in an on-line National workshop that brings around the table key national and international agencies and organisations for the next ...
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Global Coalition Calls for Policy Making to Enable Data Sharing for Sustainable Mobility

The Sustainable Mobility for All Initiative (SuM4All), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and the International Road Federation (IRF) have launched a new report that draws attention to the need for policy guidance for data sharing between public and ...
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IRF launches new Knowledge repository on COVID-19 and Transport

A new, comprehensive knowledge resource centre on COVID-19 and Transport was launched yesterday by the International Road Federation (IRF) thanks to a grant from the COVID-19 Response & Recovery Transport Research Fund (2020) managed by the High Volume Transport Applied ...
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IRF launches new Committee on Connected and Autonomous Mobility

On Thursday, 23 April 2020, the International Road Federation (IRF) in Geneva hosted a public online workshop on "Unleashing Road Infrastructure Potential for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM)." Attended by hundreds of participants from all parts of the world ...
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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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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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Liesbeth CasierSenior Policy Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)


Liesbeth Casier is a Senior Policy Advisor with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. She works with the Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance team on research and advisory services that involve innovation in public procurement. She also works on IISD’s Sustainable Asset Valuation. Liesbeth has advised governments in Bhutan, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, India, Morocco, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa and the Netherlands.
 
Liesbeth also works extensively with the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on policy frameworks and the business case for sustainable infrastructure. She represents IISD at the OECD Working Group on Leading Practitioners on Public Procurement.
  
Liesbeth previously worked with UN Environment and started her career as consultant in auditing and corporate finance with a family-owned consultancy business in Belgium. Liesbeth has an academic background in political science and law.