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Saving people and planet - a road danger reduction approach for a safer and fairer world

25 April 2011

 Saving people and planet - a road danger reduction approach for a safer and fairer world

You are invited to an evening of talks to mark the launch of the UN  Wednesday 11th May 2011 at 5-7pm

"This is an event for those interested in the future of our planet and its people - those who want to put an end to both road carnage and climate chaos."

Professor Ian Roberts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

• Welcome & introduction to the Decade
Amy Aeron-Thomas (Executive Director, RoadPeace)
• Vulnerability in the city
Cynthia Barlow (Chair, RoadPeace)
• Road danger reduction and public health: The Energy Glut
Dr Ian Roberts (LSHTM)
• Climate change: the implications for road danger reduction
Mayer Hillman (Policy Studies Institute)
• Fairness in a car dependent world
Duncan Kay (Sustainable Development Commission)
• Cycling, the way forward
Ashok Sinha (London Cycling Campaign)
• Cities leading the way
Jenny Jones (London Assembly Member, Green Party)

Talks will be followed by a discussion

This is a free event but please email:  info@roadpeace.org or call 020 7733 1603 to reserve your place.

Place: The Jon Snow Lecture Theatre
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

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