NGOs and the Voluntary Targets Part 2
In November 2017, UN Member States agreed 12 Global Road Safety Performance Targets (voluntary targets) that
This series of webinars will focus on each of the 12 targets in turn and how NGOs can advocate with their governments for each of them.
The webinars will be released periodically. You can sign up HERE to be notified when new webinars are added. All our webinars are publicly available so feel free to share them with your networks, government contacts, and others.
Bright Oywayu, ASIRT Kenya, and Vusal Rajabli, National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan (AMAK), share their experiences and advice for advocating for a national road safety action plan.
- Webinar 1a:How to plan my advocacy for my country’s national action plan
- Webinar 1b: A practical example of advocating for a national action plan
These webinars are also part of webinar series: NGOs and the Voluntary Targets Part 1.
In this webinar, Rebecca Huang, UNECE, describes the various UN legal instruments that are relevant to NGOs advocating for road safety with their governments.
Keith Johnson, Fund for Global Health, and Maatla Otsogile, SORSA, talk about how to advocate for minimum three-star roads.
This webinar is taken from the earlier series “Let’s get mimimum three-star roads”
“If we could all drive the safest vehicle in our class, then road traffic trauma would drop by a third.” Jessica Truong, Global NCAP, explains why vehicle safety standard regulation is an essential element in reducing road traffic injuries.
“Crouch down and consider streets from an eight-year-old’s viewpoint”. Rod King of 20’s Plenty For Us explains why 30 kilometer per hour streets should be the default speed limit on streets where pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists mix and how you can advocate for lower speed limits.
AIP Foundation has extensive experience of advocating for helmet use in South East Asia. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Hoang Thi Na Huong, explains why it is so important and how to advocate for increased helmet use.
Lika Meribishvili, Partnership for Road Safety, Georgia, is a 2016 Alliance Advocate. She explains how Partnership for Road Safety successfully advocated for seatbelt legislation and usage and how it reduced road deaths in Georgia.
Lorrie Walker, Safe Kids Worldwide, talks about child restraints: how to fit them correctly, why they are important, and how you can advocate for increased usage in your country.