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Make Roads Safe - UN Conference on road safety

5 February 2008

The United Nations General Assembly will debate the Make Roads Safe campaign’s proposal for a UN Conference on road safety at the end of March.

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Chairman of the Commission for Global Road Safety which originally called for a UN Conference in its ‘Make Roads Safe’ report will attend the debate in New York and urge governments to back the proposal. The Russian Federation has offered to host a governmental conference if the UN approves. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has urged UN member states to support the proposal.

Full details here.