Partnerships are a fundamental element of our work at YOURS. We have partnered with many organizations to implement projects and programmes. Our key partners are listed below.
Private Sector Partners
Michelin is a Founding Member of YOURS and have been a supporter of our work since its inception in 2007. We have a long term partnership and are working together to improve the road safety for young people worldwide.
(Inter) Governmental Partners
The World Health Organization worked with YOURS on the initial start-up of the organization since the UN World Youth Assembly for Road Safety in 2007. YOURS is a member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration chaired by the World Health Organization.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have partnered with YOURS on the development of the Youth and Road Safety Action Kit. CDC kindly provided technical expertise and helped printing the Action Kit. This kit will be a comprehensive toolkit for young campaigners to learn about road safety and initiate road safety campaigns and projects all around the world.
YOURS has partnered with the European Commission on the facilitation of the European Youth Forum for Road Safety. An annual event that brings together youth road safety organizations, activitists, campaigners and young people for road safety action in Europe. The European Union also supported the launch of YOURS with the Directorate General of Transport of the European Commission supporting the idea of YOURS. A letter from the Directorate can be read here.
The Sultanate of Oman have worked with YOURS on a range of successful collaborations. Oman hosted the first Middle Eastern Youth Assembly for Road Safety in 2011, where over 24 countries in the Middle Eastern and North African Region came together for the first time to address road safety in the region. In 2012 YOURS partnered with Brand Oman to run a road safety workshop during the Muscat Youth Summit.
Non Governmental Organizations
In 2011 the Road Safety Fund kindly gave its financial support for the training of the freshly installed YOURS Coodinators of the Regions. In 2012 YOURS was awarded with a grant for a capacity Development Program in Kenya.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) partnered with YOURS to deliver a road safety workshop on the celebration of its 150th anniversary in Solferino, Italy in 2009 and another one in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 2010. Additionally, YOURS worked with IFRC to deliver a project with The National Youth Parliament of The Gambia in 2011. Together with GRSP we released Steve, an animation for road safety and we worked together at the Asia Road Safety Seminar.
The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) partly funded and provided technical support on the development of our Youth and Road Safety Action Kit. This Kit is a comprehensive toolkit for young people to learn about road safety and initiate road safety projects all around the world.