Second Road Safety Leadership Program - February 4-8, 2019

The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank), in collaboration with the African Development Bank, kicks off today at the Bank’s Headquarters in Abidjan on 4th February. The program, which runs till 8th February, is intended to develop leadership capabilities in road safety planning, implementation, management, and operations; and ultimately help reduce the number of road crashes on the roads of Africa.

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Réunion Annuelle 2018 du SSATP - Présentations

La Réunion Annuelle du SSATP s'est tenue du 2 au 6 juillet 2018 à Abuja au Nigeria. Plus de 250 participants y ont assisté provenant de 30 pays (11 ministres, 6 secrétaires permanents), 8 institutions de coopération régionale (CEDEAO, SADC, CEEAC, UEMOA, EAC, COMESA, IGAD) et 11 partenaires de développement (UE, BAD, AFD, GBM, GIZ, ISDB, UNECA, IRU, JICA, USAID, AUC). Les bailleurs de fonds ont été très heureux de l'engagement de la Banque Mondiale (2 directeurs sectoriels et le responsable pays pour le Nigeria étaient présents).

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2018 SSATP Annual Meeting - Presentations

The Annual Meeting of the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) was held in Abuja, Nigeria during the week of July 2-6, 2018. Over 250 participants attended the meeting from 30 countries (11 Ministers, 6 Permanent Secretaries), 7 Regional Economic Communities (ECOWAS, SADC, CEEAC, UEMOA, EAC, COMESA, IGAD), and 11 International Financing Institutions and Development Partners (EU, AfDB, AFD, WBG, GIZ, ISDB, UNECA, IRU, JICA, USAID, AUC). Donors were very much pleased to register WBG high level and strong team presence (2 Practice Managers and the Country Director for Nigeria).

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La gestion de la sécurité routière en Afrique

L'Afrique connaît actuellement le taux le plus élevé de victimes d’accidents de la route dans le monde. L'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) évalue le taux de mortalité routière 24,1 pour 100 000 personnes en Afrique. En comparaison, ce taux est de 18,5 en Asie et de 10,3 en Europe. Le problème est appelé à s’aggraver dans les prochaines années. Selon les projections de l'OMS, le nombre de victimes d’accidents de la route en Afrique subsaharienne augmentera de 112%, passant d'environ 243 000 en 2015 à 514 000 en 2030.

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Third African Road Safety Conference

The Third African Road Safety Conference will focus on the mid-term review of the Road Safety Action Plan (2011-2020). The Conference is organized by the United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Global Road Safety Facility, the African Transport Policy Programme (SSATP), and the International Road Federation (IRF). It will take place on 9 to 10 July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and.

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Managing Road Safety in Africa: A Framework for National Lead Agencies

Africa is currently experiencing the highest per capita rate of road fatalities in the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates the rate of road traffic deaths at 24.1 per 100,000 people in Africa. By comparison, this rate is 18.5 in Asia and 10.3 in Europe. The problem is set to worsen. According to projections by WHO, road fatalities in sub-Saharan Africa will increase by 112%, from approximately 243,000 in 2015 to 514,000 in 2030.

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