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Planning commences for the 4th Ministerial Conference in Morocco

Planning commences for the 4th Ministerial Conference in Morocco

iRAP was pleased to join the Planning Committee Meeting for the 4th Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Geneva this week, alongside representatives of the United Nations, World Health Organisation and global road safety lead partners. The 4th Ministerial...
World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

All World Bank-financed projects in Tanzania are required to achieve a minimum 3-star iRAP safety rating, announced by TANROADS yesterday at the African Regional Seminar on Road Safety in Mwanza. Eng. George Daffa from the Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) presented on...
Understanding iRAP methodology training in Nairobi

Understanding iRAP methodology training in Nairobi

Original LinkedIn post by Marko Sevrovic, Head of Transport Planning Dept. at FTTS (FPZ) / Senior Road Safety Engineer at EIRA University of Zagreb Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ) has successfully concluded a three-day workshop in Nairobi, focusing on...
Event Summary: Walk21 Conference in Kigali

Event Summary: Walk21 Conference in Kigali

iRAP’s Project Coordinator Shanna Lucchesi attended the Walk 21 Conference last month in Kigali, Rwanda. Shanna presented in two sessions: TD 3.3 session – Schools & Road Safety ”Safety perception and safety measures join forces to improve safety for youth...
Media training supports Nigerian and global media

Media training supports Nigerian and global media

iRAP Safer Journeys Lead for Africa Nathalie Chiavassa was delighted to present to journalists yesterday in an online UN Decade of Action Media Capacity Building Event hosted by Nigerian NGO Road Accident Prevention Network (RAPNEC). The training entitled “The...
MCC partnership for progress in LMICs

MCC partnership for progress in LMICs

A long-term support programme partnership is underway between iRAP and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) from 2022-2026 to stimulate safer roads progress in low- and middle-income countries. The partnership will include Star Rating and Investment Plan...
Moroccan PIDG workshop promotes safety in projects

Moroccan PIDG workshop promotes safety in projects

Safer Journeys Lead Nathalie Chiavassa was pleased to join the PIDG Institute in Casablanca last week to share how safety can be optimised in the Group’s road infrastructure projects delivered throughout sub-Saharan Africa and south and south-east Asia....
Dr Olive Kobusingye joins iRAP Board

Dr Olive Kobusingye joins iRAP Board

Dr Olive Kobusingye, Ugandan emergency surgeon and global injury epidemiologist has joined the iRAP Board bringing an important African and health-sector perspective and experience to the charity’s governance. On joining the Board, Dr Kobusingye said, “I welcome the...
New Report Promotes Walking and Cycling in Africa

New Report Promotes Walking and Cycling in Africa

A new Walking and Cycling in Africa Report shares critical evidence (including iRAP data) and good practice for governments and decision makers to inspire action to retain, protect and enable people that walk and cycle. “This report is a call to action for the 261...
Safer Journeys to School Roundtable Event, Zambia

Safer Journeys to School Roundtable Event, Zambia

iRAP Regional Director for the Americas Julio Urzua is in Lusaka, Zambia today for the Safer and Healthier Journeys to School Roundtable providing critical focus on the status and actions needed to assure African children’s basic right to an education and safe access...

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