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Global status report on road safety 2015

The Global status report on road safety 2015, reflecting information from 180 countries, indicates that worldwide the total number of road traffic deaths has plateaued at 1.25 million per year, with the highest road traffic fatality rates in low-income countries. In the last three years, 17 countries have aligned at least one of their laws with best practice on seat-belts, drink–driving, speed, motorcycle helmets or child restraints.

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Global status report on road safety 2015

News

19 April 2016 – The UN General Assembly and its Member States have adopted a resolution on "Improving global road safety". The resolution, which was tabled by the Government of the Russian...

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On 29 January 2016, in the context of the 138th session of WHO's Executive Board, governments agreed on a draft resolution on the WHO global plan of action to strengthen...

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In focus

Decade of Road Safety diaries 2013–2015

These diaries aim to provide a snapshot of the many activities undertaken in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region from mid-2013 to mid-2015 along the Decade of Action on Road...

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Events

On 2 February 2015, members of the 136th WHO Executive Board discussed the recently released WHO/UNDP/UNODC Global status report on violence prevention 2014. 18 Member States commented during the discussion,...

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