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Make Roads Safe Moscow and the Decade of Action Saul Billingsley, Deputy Director, FIA Foundation

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  1. Make Roads Safe Moscow and the Decade of Action Saul Billingsley, Deputy Director, FIA Foundation GRSP Asia, Singapore, 8 October 2009

  2. Commission for Global Road Safety

  3. A Hidden Epidemic Leading Global Causes of Death, 2004 WHO Global Burden of Disease, 2008

  4. Make Roads Safe campaign

  5. Million name petition presented to Ban Ki-moon

  6. UN Road Safety Conference approved

  7. Moscow Ministerial Conference 19/20 November 2009 www.1300000.net www.road-safety-conf.net

  8. The Moscow Conference • Hosted by President Medvedev of Russia • High level plenary and ministerial sessions: • RTIs as a development issue • Good practices in road safety • Health sector’s contribution • Safer infrastructure • Safer vehicles • Data

  9. The Moscow Conference Bangladesh – Interior Minister Cambodia – Transport Minister India – Minister of Health/Transport Laos – Minister of Public Security Malaysia – Transport Minister New Zealand – Deputy Transport Minister Pakistan – Minister of Communications Vietnam – Deputy Transport Minister

  10. The Moscow Conference Ministers: Invitations via Russian embassies Speaking invites from Russian Interior Ministry NGOs: Invitations from WHO Closing date: 15 October 2009

  11. The Moscow Conference • The conference will: • Approve a Declaration • Hopefully establish new networks • Hopefully set in place a follow-up meeting • or framework • The conference will not: • Approve new money for road safety!!!

  12. Time for Action? Setting an agenda for Moscow and beyond…

  13. Commission meets, St Petersburg, Sept 08

  14. Make Roads Safe agenda for Moscow Conference • New report: • Decade of Action for Road Safety • $300 million catalytic global Action Plan funded by governments and foundations • Institutional action to ensure safe road infrastructure development • Ambitious and visionary target for reducing projected increase in road deaths by 2020

  15. Changing Direction: Projected Global Road Fatalities

  16. Changing Direction: Potential of a Decade of Action for Road Safety

  17. Changing Direction: Potential of a Decade of Action for Road Safety

  18. The road to a Decade of Action: Moscow Declaration supporting Decade November 2009 UN General Assembly Resolution Spring 2010 Formal approval by UN committee 2010?

  19. Campaign launch in Ho Chi Minh City, October 08

  20. Campaign launch in Ho Chi Minh City, October 08

  21. Campaign launch in Ho Chi Minh City, October 08

  22. Decade of Action report launch, Rome, May, 2009

  23. Decade of Action report launch, Rome, May, 2009

  24. Decade of Action report launch, Rome, May, 2009

  25. Decade of Action report launch, Rome, May, 2009

  26. Launch of the ‘Turning Point’ documentary – shown worldwide on BBC

  27. Decade of Action rally, Costa Rica

  28. Decade of Action rally, Costa Rica President Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica

  29. Make Roads Safe Africa Conference, Tanzania

  30. Make Roads Safe Africa Conference, Tanzania President Kikwete of Tanzania

  31. Cambodia

  32. Cambodia

  33. Cambodia

  34. UK

  35. UK

  36. Malaysia

  37. Washington D.C. …

  38. Support for the Decade… UN Member States should “support efforts to establish a decade of action for road safety for the 10 years leading to 2020, with a commitment to halt and begin to reverse the current trend towards an increase in the number of road traffic deaths” Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General August 2009

  39. UN Road Safety Collaboration working group to prepare the Decade

  40. Building momentum • What you can do: • Contact your government (start with the transport minister) and urge attendance in Moscow and support for the ‘Decade’ proposal • Lobby for your government to back a UN resolution for a Decade of Action

  41. Building momentum Campaign: * Use the ‘Decade of Action’ sign boards as a means to lobby and raise media awareness www.makeroadssafe.org

  42. Political leaders…

  43. Religious and community leaders…

  44. Celebrities and sport stars… Michael Schumacher Ang Lee

  45. Organisations…

  46. Members of the public…

  47. Objectives: • Secure support for Decade in Moscow Ministerial Declaration • Secure UN General Assembly resolution in Spring 2010 establishing Decade • …it’s not too late to get involved

  48. If we get a Decade of Action (or even if we don’t): • iRAP – fixing 5% of high risk roads • Helmet Vaccine Initiative: aiming for 100% helmet wearing • Seat Belt Vaccine Initiative: aiming for 100% seatbelt wearing