Global Meeting of Regional Road Safety Observatories


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Day 1, 9 December

Session 1: Role of Regional Road Safety Observatories in the Global Agenda

Moderator: Ms. Femi Oke


  • Mr. Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety & FIA president
  • Mr. Hart Schafer, World Bank Vice President for South Asia
  • Mr. Young Tae Kim, Secretary General ITF
  • Mr. Bambang Susantono, ADB Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development
  • Ms. Naoko Yamamoto, WHO Assistant Director-General
  • Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary General SEGIB
  • Mr. Matthew Baldwin on behalf of Ms. Adina Ioana Valean, EU Commissioner of Transport
  • Ms. Amani Abou-Zeid, AU Commissioner of Transport

Session 2: Resource Allocation for Evidence-Based Road Safety Investments: Panel Discussion

Moderator: Ms. Femi Oke

  • Ms. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, UNECE
  • Ms. Angela M. Orozco Gómez, Colombia Minister of Transport
  • Hon. Nitin Jairam Gadkari, India Minister for Road Transport and Highways
  • Ms. H.E. Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia Minister of Transport
  • Mr. Khalid Cherkaoui on behalf of Mr. H.E. Abdelkader Amara, Kingdom on Morocco Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water
  • Mr. H.E. Sun Chanthol, Cambodia Senior Minister of Public Works and Transport

Day 2, 10 December

Complete Day

Moderators: Ms. V. Raffo; Mr. P. Whitten and Mr. J. Leather
Opening Remarks - Objectives and operating logistics, Mr. Binyam Reja, World Bank Manager

Challenge #1 - Getting the right number of road fatalities:
Mr. Nhan Tran, WHO
Mr. Angel Emilio Mejia, Dominican Republic
Mr. Kevin Kara-Vala, South Africa
Mr. Pathai Singkham, Thailand
Mr. Matej Zakonjšek, Transport Community Treaty (EU - Western Balkans)

Challenge #2 - Getting serious crashes geolocated
Mr. Oliver Tanseco, Philippines
Mr. Francisco Castro, Costa Rica
Mr. Kamran Aliyev, Azerbaijan

Challenge #3 - Safety data beyond crash data: collecting performance indicators
Mr. Wouter Van den Berghe, EU Observatory
Mr. Pablo Rojas, Argentina
Mr. Duncan Kibogong, Kenya
Mr. Md. Zakir Hossain, Bangladesh

Challenge #4 - Data Management
Ms. Veronique Feypell, ITF IRTAD Coordinator
Mr. Alvaro Gomez, Spain
Mr. Bennacer Boulaajoul, Morocco
Mr. Erekle Kezherashvili, Georgia

Closing Remarks - Reflections on the day and way forward, Mr. Soames Job, Global Lead Road Safety, World Bank and Head GRSF