Towards the end of 2015, stakeholders in global road safety, at both the international and local level convened at the 2nd High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil to discuss the Sustainable Development Agenda and review the Decade of Action for Road Safety. In the closing ceremony of the conference, our Executive Director, Floor Lieshout derlivered a powerful closing statement to the world's dignitaries.
On 18-19 November 2015, for only the second time in history, ministers of transport, health and interior and their representatives convened in Brasilia, Brazil to address the global road safety crisis.
The 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety defined the urgent measures needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’s ambitious target to halve road traffic deaths by the end of this decade.
The Conference adopted the “Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety”, which will guide action through the end of the UN’s Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 and beyond. Video courtesy of Richard Stanley Production.