The United National Road Safety Trust Fund (UNRSF) 2020 Call for Proposals is open between 30 October 2020 and 31 January 2021 (23:59 CET). Through this Call, the Fund will disburse USD$4 million to approved projects aimed at reducing road traffic fatalities and injuries.
Emphasis is placed on the following:
- Alignment with national priorities, opportunities for synergies and avoiding duplications with other road safety funds and programmes;
- Projects with a significant and sustainable impact on road safety in low- and middle-income countries;
- Partially connect projects with COVID-19 (active mobility, vulnerable road users and speed management etc.); and
- Taking also into account:
- partnerships and leveraging of other resources, including co-financing;
- the new UN General Assembly Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety (A/RES/74/299); and
- the UN Sustainable Development Goals (i.e. cross-cutting issues).
Only participating UN organizations to the UNRSF are eligible to apply for the 2020 Call for Proposals. Direct applications for funding from governments, NGOs, INGOs, private sector or academic will not be accepted.
For more information:
- 2020 Call for Proposals: http://www.unece.org/unrsf/call-for-proposals.html and http://www.unece.org/unrsf/call-for-proposals/punos-strategies-for-2020-call-for-proposals.html
- Each participating UN organization’s strategy for the Call for Proposals is published here.
- Previous project beneficiaries are listed here.
iRAP in partnership with UNECA, the International Road Federation (IRF) and the World Bank GRSF, with the support of the Department For International Development (DFID), was successful in the 2019 Funding round for the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Project in Tanzania.