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HRH Prince Michael of Kent speaks at the UN Road Safety Collaboration

16 April 2018

At the 25th Meeting of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, Prince Michael of Kent met with road stakeholders from across the world and set out his proposals for three inter-related initiatives :

  • to set a new target for casualty reduction
  • to boost funding
  • to see an increase in political commitment for road safety

''My Dear colleagues,

I am delighted to have this opportunity to speak to the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration. Since 2004 the organisation has played a key role co-ordinating the United Nation’s response to the loss of thirty-five hundred lives every day on the world’s roads. Your activities have provided important strategic direction to the Decade of Action for Road Safety. Most important, the Global Plan for the Decade developed by the UNRSC has encouraged countries to adopt more effective policies for road injury prevention. Your meetings bring together a powerful coalition of UN agencies, development banks, researchers, non-government organisations, philanthropies and private sector companies...''

For the full speech please click here.

 

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