Leave no one behind: safe and sustainable mobility to reduce poverty
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Conference Room 8

Side Event

Each year, 1.25 million people are killed on our roads, and each day, we lose 500 children. 3.7 million people die each year as a result of outdoor air pollution. The side event discuss key issues, solutions, and steps to reduce the toll of road traffic injuries and air pollution, and to promote low carbon transport. We will bring together representatives of governments and experts from the World Health Organization, NGOs, and the Global Initiative for Child Health and Mobility. The event will open with the FIA Foundation and the Permanent Representative of Georgia. The first panel will consist of Mission representatives, moderated by the World Health Organization, and the second panel will consist of other representatives.

Organizers: FIA Foundation


18:00 Registration

18:15 Welcome & opening statements

Natalie Draisin, US Manager, FIA Foundation

18:20 Road safety in the voluntary national review

Permanent Representative of Georgia, Ambassador Kaha Imnadze

18:25 Country-level efforts to promote safe and sustainable mobility

Chair: World Health Organization: Dr. Etienne Krug

Representative of the Mission of Brazil to the UN TBC

Representative of the Mission of Jamaica to the UN TBC

Representative of the Sultanate of Oman to the UN

Mr. Purnomo Chandra, Minister Counsellor of the Mission of Indonesia to the UN

Mr. Ivane Shamugia, Head of the Donor Coordination Unit, Administration of the Government of Georgia

18:40 Child Health Initiative Film

18:45 Key issues, solutions, and steps

Chair: Natalie Draisin, US Manager, FIA Foundation

World Health Organization: Dr. Etienne Krug

United Nations Environment Programme: Elliott Harris

UNICEF: Avi Silverman TBC

World Resources Institute: Ben Welle

Save the Children: Seung Lee

High Level Panel for Road Safety: Marc Juhel

Partnership for Road Safety, The EASST: Gela Kvashilava

Transportation Alternatives: Marco Conner

19:15 Q&A

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