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Jean Todt Lauds UN Road Safety Trust Fund, Total’s $1 Million Could Save Over 600 Lives, It Is Claimed

Apr 12, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 12 2018 – Jean Todt (C), UN Special Envoy for Road Safety and President of the Federation Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA), Stephane Dujarric (left), Spokesman for the Secretary-General and Olga Algayerova, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe addresses a press conference on the establishment of a Road Safety trust fund today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire by Kurt Wheelock The president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Jean Todt on April 12 at the United Nations announced and praised the launch of the UN Road Safety Trust Fund, [Read More]

FIA Foundation Meeting on Safe Roads

Jul 15, 2017 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Suzanne Tisserand   According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Status Report on road safety, road and traffic incidents are among the leading causes of death and disability globally with over 1.25 million people affected. The same report reveals that today, road accidents are the primary factor of death within the 15-29 age group while 90% of all road traffic deaths worldwide occur in lower- middle- income countries (LMICs).   On July 14th, 2017, Permanent Representatives of several countries including Czech Republic, Brazil, Georgia and the Sultanate of Oman gathered at a luncheon with Executives from the FIA [Read More]

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