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Cambodian financial institution provides students with life-saving helmets

February 8, 2017

Hong Leong Bank Cambodia Plc. teamed up with AIP Foundation and #SaveKidsLives to provide nearly 100 grade 1 and 2 students with life-saving helmets. The handover ceremony took place at Anuk Wat Primary School in Phnom Penh. During the event, the students participated in educational activities about how to follow traffic rules and learned about the importance of wearing their new helmets.

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Michelle Yeoh calls for safe school journeys at global health conference

November 30, 2016

Action to provide a safe and healthy journey to school for every child must be a priority as the Sustainable Development Goals are implemented, Michelle Yeoh told policy makers and experts from around the world at the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion.

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UN Environment Programme - Global Outlook report on Walking and Cycling

November 1, 2016

A new report by Share the Road, led by UN Environment Programme, and funded by the FIA Foundation, highlights the importance of investment in walking and cycling infrastructure in cities worldwide. Currently a lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure is contributing to the deaths of millions of people and failing to contribute to the fight against deadly air pollution and climate change.

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Habitat III New Urban Agenda adopted in Quito - with reference to children

October 24, 2016

The ‘New Urban Agenda’, a twenty year global policy framework for cities, has been adopted at the United Nations Habitat III conference, held in Quito, Ecuador. The formal adoption of the agenda marks a significant achievement: the New Urban Agenda includes our core objective of a ‘safe and healthy journey to school for every child as a priority’.

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Walk to School Day - a ‘Vision Zero for Kids', USA

October 12, 2016

At Walk to School Day in Washington, DC, the FIA Foundation and the US National Center for Safe Routes to School have announced a new youth-focused partnership to tackle traffic fatalities.

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Safe and healthy streets for Africa's children - Zoleka Mandela

October 7, 2016

The Zoleka Mandela foundation urges community to take urgent action to stop the daily tragedy to preventable deaths and injuries on the roads. The Zoleka Mandela foundation Road safety is builds on the strengths of our people through skills development and community service aimed at assisting personal growth, volunteerism and accountability.

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Bumps stop bruises: project cuts crashes on deadly Bangladesh highway

September 26, 2016

A pilot scheme introducing speed bumps and other basic safety measures to the Dhaka-Sylhet N2 highway has shown how simple infrastructure can save lives. A pilot project that installed basic road safety infrastructure such as bus stops and speed bumps on one of the world’s most dangerous highways has cut road deaths by more than 60% in the first year, according to a study.

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Zoleka Mandela calls for a ‘step change’: safe walking for all Africa’s children

September 25, 2016

Urgent action is needed to protect children on Africa’s roads according to Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Zoleka Mandela, who has joined the FIA Foundation, UNICEF and Amend to launch a new report at a Forum on Safe & Healthy Journeys to School in Accra, Ghana.

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UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Road Safety promotes #SaveKidsLives

September 23, 2016

The UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Road Safety Mr. Jean Todt, in his official duties, has been meeting with leaders across the world to promote road safety. Alongside promoting best practices for road safety, Mr Todt has taken the #SaveKidsLives along to his high level meetings and directly called upon decision makers to take action for children and for all.

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A safe and healthy school journey for every child ‘is priority’ - Habitat III

September 14, 2016

The Habitat III New Urban Agenda includes a commitment to a safe and healthy journey to school for every child as a priority for sustainable urban mobility following a final round of inter-governmental negotiations.

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