A road safety agenda for 2018: Lord Robertson urges global parliamentary action

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Writing for the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Rt. Hon. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Chairman of the FIA Foundation and a member of the UK Parliament, urges legislators across the world to support a new global fund for road safety and the #EveryLife campaign to protect the human rights of children as they use the world’s roads.

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‘Change the way we move’: Michelle Yeoh at World Bank 2017 Annual Meetings

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Renowned film actress, UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, and road safety advocate Michelle Yeoh spoke at the World Bank Annual Meetings 2017, in a sustainable mobility session on 12 October 2017 hosted by World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva. Michelle Yeoh discussed the central role of mobility for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals; the urgent need for new international financing for road traffic injury prevention; the air quality crisis facing the world’s cities; and the campaign for every child’s right to a safe and healthy journey to school. Read her speech below:

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