Regional Meeting on Renewing Regional Road Safety Goals, Targets and Indicator for Asia and the Pacific

28 Jul 2016 to 29 Jul 2016
Seoul, Republic of Korea

Recognizing that road safety issue is a sustainable development issue of serious concern, considering its magnitude and consequent negative impacts on the economy, public health and general welfare of the people, particularly low-income groups, UNESCAP and the Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KoTSA) is co-organizing and co-hosting the Regional Meeting on Renewing Regional Road Safety Goals, Targets and indicator for Asia and the Pacific. The Meeting is being held in conjunction with the third Traffic Safety Grand Conference of KoTSA.

The objective of the Meeting is to review issues and challenges related to progress in improving road safety and to consider the renewal of the regional road safety goals and targets in line with the Decade of Action for Road Safety and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as to discuss the way forward including the establishment of an intergovernmental international road organization. The renewed regional road safety goals and targets are expected to submitted to the Ministerial Conference on Transport, which would be held in Moscow in the last quarter of 2016, for its consideration and adoption through Regional Meeting on Preparations for the Ministerial Conference on Transport at Bangkok on 10-11 August 2016.