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27 NOV 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Hall 2
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With 1.3 million people killed and up to 50 million people injured every year in road accidents, road safety has to be a top priority for the global community. The establishment of adequate legal frameworks, the expansion of safe public transport systems, the transport of freight by modes that are less harmful to humans, and the creation of national road safety strategies and plans will be of critical importance in the coming decades.

Co-chairs:

Turkmenistan (TBD)

Ms. Eva Molnar, Director of Sustainable Transport Division, UNECE

Panelists

Mr. Ion Cotruta, Senior Advisor, Road Transport Division, Ministry of Transport and Roads Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova

Mr. Matej Zakonjsek, Head of Cabinet of Transport Commissioner, EU

Mr. Jean Todt, UN Secretary-Generalís Special Envoy for Road Safety

Mr. Christian Friis Bach, Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of UNECE

Dr. Bahtygul Karriyeva, Head of the WHO office in Turkmenistan

Mr. Michael Gschnitzer, Global Head of Sales, Kapsch Trafic Com. AG

Mr. Koichiro Kakee, Assistant Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism