On December 22nd 2015, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a new Resolution entitled “Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting multimodal transit corridors”. The resolution was initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan and co-sponsored by 85 United Nations (UN) member states.
‘Cities Safer by Design’ is a global reference guide, published by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and its EMBARQ sustainable urban mobility initiative, to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design and smart urban development. This hands-on guide taps examples fromcities worldwide and includes 34 different design elements to improve safety and quality of life.
Shanghai, 20 March 2015
September 29, 2014
New $125 Million Commitment Aims to Reduce Road Traffic Fatalities and Injuries in Low- and middle-income Cities and Countries
Shanghai-May 1st 2014
Global action to combat a growing worldwide epidemic road deaths and injuries must become part of the UN’s new priorities for global development, the UN General Assembly was told on 10 April as it passed a new Resolution to address the crisis.
In The Long Short Walk video, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Anthony Lake and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Development Policy Director Magdy Martínez-Solimán call for road safety to be included in the Post-2015 development agenda.