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Event in support of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

Start: Wednesday May 11, 2011 - 6:30 pm
Stop: Wednesday May 11, 2011 - 7:30 pm
Location: European Parliament, Strasbourg, France

Hosted by Jorgo Chatzimarkakis MEP with opening remarks by:

Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament

Confirmed speakers include:

Michael Schumacher - 7-Time Formula One World Champion and FIA Road Safety Ambassador

Werner Kraus - President of FIA Region I

Didier Bollecker - Président de l’Automobile Club Association Française des Automobilistes.

According to UN figures, 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads each year and unless action is taken now, annual road deaths are forecast to rise to 1.9 million by 2020. For this reason, the UN has declared 2011-2020 a UN Decade of Action for Road Safety. The goal of the decade, endorsed by 100 governments, is to reduce forecast road fatalities by 50% over the next decade. In real terms, this would mean 5 million lives saved and 50 million injuries prevented.

Please register before 29 April at info@esafetyaware.eu


the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

Type: Conference