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Improving global road safety

21 October 2015|Briefing note

During the Seventieth session of United Nations, the Secretary-General presented the report on improving global road safety, prepared by the World Health Organization in consultation with the United Nations regional commissions and other partners of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, it provides an update on the implementation of the recommendations contained in General Assembly resolutions 58/289, 60/5, 62/244, 64/255, 66/260 and 68/269. It also provides a description of activities and achievements by the global road safety community in pursuance of the objectives of the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) since the previous report (A/68/368).

For Latin America and the Caribbean, the report include the activities carried out by ECLAC to raise the profile of road safety issues at the national and regional levels and helped to improve road safety reforms through better use of data. It also incluse the project  to strengthen the national road safety management capacity of selected countries, that will be implemented by 3 regional commissions of United Nations: ECLAC, ECE and  ESCAP.