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GENEVA / ROAD SAFETY

According to road safety experts meeting this week in Geneva, for every person killed on the road due to alcohol-related accidents, two to three people are killed in accidents due to fatigue. CH UNTV

7 May 2013 | Read More »

DR CONGO / ROADS

UN peacekeepers have rehabilitated more than 600 kilometres of road in war-affected areas of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an effort to help economic and social development. MONUSCO

2 Jan 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / ROAD SAFETY

UNECE's World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulation (WP.29) adopted today 3 new regulations that will significantly increase passenger safety. CH UNTV

16 Nov 2012 | Read More »

HAITI / ROAD RECONSTRUCTION

With the arrival of the hurricane season in Haiti, a vital road badly damaged in the 12 January earthquake is under threat of being wiped out, potentially leaving close to 600,000 people shut off from food and supplies. WORLD BANK

3 Aug 2010 | Read More »

UN / DISTRACTED DRIVING LAUNCH

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that driver distraction – mainly through the use of mobile phones- is one of the emerging challenges of road safety. “No SMS is worth an SOS.” Every year, more than 1.2 million people die on the roads around the world, and as many as 50 million others are injured. UNTV / [...]

19 May 2010 | Read More »

SENEGAL / ROAD WORK

The World Bank is helping Senegal rebuild its road network in an effort to smooth out transit around the capital and speed delivery time for goods going to market. WORLD BANK

31 Mar 2010 | Read More »

SUDAN / YEI BRIDGE

A bridge on the main road connecting southern Sudan with neighboring Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo is inaugurated today. UNMIS

24 Mar 2010 | Read More »

UN / ROAD SAFETY WRAP

The latest report on the global status of road safety says that approximately 1.3 million people die each year on the world’s roads, and between 20 and 50 million sustain non-fatal injuries. UNTV / FILE

2 Mar 2010 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / ROADS

Afghanistan’s road system, damaged by decades of war and a serious impediment to economic growth, faces reconstruction and rehabilitation. UNAMA

17 Dec 2009 | Read More »

 

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