Brasilia Declaration

BRASILIA, BRAZIL (November 19, 2015) – The World Health Organization (WHO) released the Declaration from the Second Global High-level Conference on Road Safety: Time for Results.

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“We also need to re-think mobility and prioritise walking, cycling and improved public transport as safer methods of transportation. Civil society and the private sector have crucial roles to play in working with governments to achieve these aims.”   ( UN SG Ban Ki Moon )

“The health and transport communities are coming together to embrace a comprehensive approach to road safety that includes safer design as an important principle. In support of the Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 11, countries have stated clearly that improving public transport, walking and cycling are key to addressing traffic safety while reaching other development goals.” -(Claudia Adriazola-Steil, Director, Health & Road Safety for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities)

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