25th meeting of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration this week in NYC

25th meeting of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration this week in NYC

The United Nations Road Safety Collaboration is an informal consultative mechanism whose members are committed to road safety efforts and in particular to the implementation of the recommendations of the World report on road traffic injury prevention.

The goal of the Collaboration is to facilitate international cooperation and to strengthen global and regional coordination among UN agencies and other international partners to implement UN General Assembly resolutions and the recommendations of the world report thereby supporting country programmes.

The 25th Meeting ofthe United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) takes place on 12-13 April 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA.

Meeting objectives:
1. launch the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund.
2. discuss implementation of the UNGA resolution.
3. discuss current and future activities of the UNRSC project groups.
4. review membership requests and provide updates on UNRSC partner activities.

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YOURS Executive Director, Floor Lieshout will be in attendance to the meeting. YOURS is an official member of the UNRSC. Part of our role will be to liaise with our global partners, plan for the next UN Global Road Safety Week taking place next year and crucially, represent the global youth voice for road safety at the United Nations.

unrsc 14 310pxAbout the UNRSC
In April 2004, the UN General Assembly resolution A/RES58/289 on “Improving global road safety” invited WHO, working in close cooperation with the UN regional commissions, to act as coordinator on road safety issues across the UN system. The World Health Assembly accepted this invitation in May 2004 and WHO subsequently set up the UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) which holds biannual meetings to discuss global road safety issues.

Read more about the UNRSC

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