Take part in a LIVE webinar on youth and road safety - RTIRN

Take part in a LIVE webinar on youth and road safety - RTIRN

Today (17th June 2013) The Road Traffic Injuries and Research Network (RTIRN) will be hosting a special webinar focusing on the theme, "Youth for Road Safety: Engaging hearts, minds and evidence". YOURS director, Floor Lieshout will present alongside Dr. Shanthi Ameratunga. This webinar is open for all to view live and we invite you all to come along and join us!

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We invite you to come along and join a special webinar (online seminar), a one hour discussion and presentation on the theme: Youth and Road Safety: Engaging hearts, minds and evidence. It will be hosted online via the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico and will be run an audio visual presentation that any body interested can come along and join. We invite our youth network to come along and join us and pose questions to the two hosts (below) about youth and road safety issues globally.

The Road traffic Injuries Research Network (RTIRN) is a partnership of over 764 (up to April, 2013) individuals and institutions - from 86 countries that collaborate to further research on the impact and causes of Road Traffic Injuries (RTIs) in low- and middle-income countries and to identify appropriate interventions to the problem.

OUR VISION: To reduce the burden of road traffic injuries, particularly in low- and middle-income countries through the promotion, conduct and utilization of research.

To establish networking mechanisms and assist in the creation of partnerships between RTI researchers and institutions globally, to support research and research capacity in low- and middle-income countries.

The webinar will take place on 17th June 2013 at 2pm Mexico City Time - (GMT -06:00)

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Hosting the webinar will be Mr Floor Lieshout and Dr Shanthi Ameratunga.

Some of the issues of focus will include:

  • An overview of road traffic injuries - the real life numbers around the world.
  • Global youth and road safety issues - why young people are at particular risk.
  • What can we do to engage youth in road safety.
  • YOURS Capcity Development.
  • Other key topics of focus.

To take part, you can click on the link below at the time of the webinar or before and enter the password when the session goes live.

Webinar Times:
2pm Mexico City - Mexico and USA (EDT)
8pm United Kingdom
9pm Central European Time (CET)
To find out what time the webinar falls in your city click here and consult the relevant times and places

All details can be found in the invitation in the attachments in the right column or by clicking the link below and following the instructions:

Click here to take part in the webinar
(17th June 2pm Mexico Time)


Webinar Invitation - English
Webinar Invitation - Spanish


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