9:35 a.m.

The Scope and Character of the Global Road Safety Problem



The Problem and Its Economic, Social, and Human Costs

David Bishai, Associate Professor, Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University


Challenges of Scaling Up Knowledge Transfer and Investments

Anthony Bliss, Lead Road Safety Specialist, World Bank




10:35 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Overview of Major International Initiatives: Objectives and Actions

Moderator: T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, Director of Traffic Safety Policy, American Automobile Association


WHO/World Bank World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention: Framework and Recommendations

Alberto Concha-Eastman, Pan American Health Organization


Regional Road Safety



Efforts in the Americas

Maryvonne Plessis-Fraissard, Director, Transport and Urban Development, World Bank

10:50 a.m.

Global Road Safety Facility

11:00 a.m.

UN Global Road Safety Collaboration

Maria Vegega, Chief, Behavioral Research Division, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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