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Cambodia stakeholders gather to shape Ten Year Plan

Cambodia stakeholders gather to shape Ten Year Plan

Cambodia stakeholders have gathered for a National Road Safety Consultation Workshop to shape the country’s National Plan for the Decade to 2030, and iRAP was pleased to provide input. The Ministries of Interior and Public Works and Transport jointly organised the...

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ITE Talks Transportation with Rob McInerney

ITE Talks Transportation with Rob McInerney

iRAP CEO Rob McInerney was pleased to join the ITE Talks Transportation Podcast last week to discuss Improving Global Roadway Safety with the Safe System Approach. The timing was opportune as world leaders prepare for this week's UN High-level Meeting on Road Safety...

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$1 billion to Improve India’s Road Safety

$1 billion to Improve India’s Road Safety

Image source: iRAP The World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have each announced USD$250 million in funding to support India’s Program for Strengthening Road Safety, an investment to be matched by the Government of India for a sum $1 billion investment in road...

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Working together for safe roads in Morocco

Working together for safe roads in Morocco

We are delighted to be working with the National Road Safety Agency (NARSA) and General Department of Roads (GDR) to shape a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to eliminate high-risk roads in Morocco. This has important context as Morocco's Minister for...

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UN High-level Meeting: Your last questions answered

UN High-level Meeting: Your last questions answered

The UN High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety (HLM) is now just days away! Thank you to all our partners for your efforts to raise it to the attention of your President/Prime Minister and Ministers, and share your national success. Partner efforts are helping to...

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Official global launch of CycleRAP

Official global launch of CycleRAP

Media Release - 14 June 2022 Following successful pilots in Europe and four years of research development in consultation with global cycling and safety experts, CycleRAP was launched at the Velo-city Conference on 14 June 2022 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. CycleRAP is the...

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Help us improve the Vaccines for Roads website

Help us improve the Vaccines for Roads website

We need your help..... Vaccines for Roads unlocks the world’s largest road infrastructure safety database (358,000km of roads across 54 countries) to explore how safe the world’s and individual countries’ roads are, the human impact of road crash injury and provide...

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Australian innovation: NetRisk2 launches

Australian innovation: NetRisk2 launches

iRAP Centre of Excellence, ARRB has launched NetRisk2, a tool that brings together AusRAP data generated using the iRAP Star Rating methodology, and Australian National Risk Assessment Model (ANRAM) data. iRAP’s Global Innovation Manager and Cities Specialist Monica...

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CycleRAP to launch globally at Velo-City

CycleRAP to launch globally at Velo-City

Following successful pilots in Europe and four years of research development in consultation with global cycling and safety experts, CycleRAP will launch at next month’s Velo-city Conference on 14 June in Ljubljana, Slovenia. CycleRAP is an easy, affordable and fast...

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ThaiRAP wins Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence

ThaiRAP wins Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence

ThaiRAP Lead, Professor Kasem Choocharukul receives the award from Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during the 15th National Road Safety Seminar (Image source: ThaiRAP) ThaiRAP has been awarded a prestigious Prime Minister’s National Award for its outstanding efforts...

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22,000km Colombia assessment underway

22,000km Colombia assessment underway

A 22,000km Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and World Bank supported iRAP assessment has kicked off in Colombia led by the National Road Safety Agency (ANSV) and supported by iRAP Accredited Supplier APSA. The 9-month project aims to identify high-risk road...

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EuroRAP General Assembly next week!

EuroRAP General Assembly next week!

EuroRAP is pleased to invited its members and supporters to its annual EuroRAP General Assembly event on the 24 May 2022 in Lipica, Slovenia. The welcome dinner will be hosted by EuroRAP in the evening of the 23 May. The meeting will be held in hybrid mode for those...

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Join us at ITF2022 in Leipzig!

Join us at ITF2022 in Leipzig!

iRAP invites all to join us this month at the ITF 2022 Summit in Leipzig where our key focusses will be on supporting member countries to eliminate high-risk roads, powering inclusive innovation and #30 in Action. The 2022 Annual Summit of the International Transport...

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Six year programme improving road safety in Lebanon

Six year programme improving road safety in Lebanon

Following an iRAP assessment of more than 6,000km of roads in Lebanon in 2016 and World Bank-funded infrastructure upgrades, road safety audit training led by FPZ continues today helping to improve road safety in the country. iRAP Centre of Excellence University of...

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UNRSC Statement on the High-Level Meeting

UNRSC Statement on the High-Level Meeting

27 members of the UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC), including iRAP, have made a joint statement regarding the High-level Meeting on Global Road Safety to be held 30 June–1 July 2022. We, the undersigned members of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, have...

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2022 Peter Kissinger award winners announced

2022 Peter Kissinger award winners announced

The 2022 iRAP Peter Kissinger Award recipients were announced yesterday in a virtual celebration attended by Peter’s wife Willie and iRAP's Chairman of the Board Miquel Nadal. In recognition of his great contribution to iRAP and global road safety, the Peter Kissinger...

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Call for Proposals Open – UN Road Safety Fund 2022

Call for Proposals Open – UN Road Safety Fund 2022

The UN Road Safety Fund Call for Proposals 2022 is open between 07 April 2022 and 30 June 2022 (23:59 CEST).​ Currently, the UN Road Safety Fund finances projects through calls for proposals that are designed on the basis of key Fund documents - including priorities...

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