Video statements from global dignitaries mark the 4th UN Week

Video statements from global dignitaries mark the 4th UN Week

Dignitaries from around the world including the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Margaret Chan have released video statements to mark the opening of the 4th United Nations Global Road Safety Week. The week takes place from 8-14 May 2017 under the theme of speed management. The key message orientates around the slogan; Save Lives: #SlowDown.


"We are here to talk about speed; speed is at the core of the road traffic injury problem. 1 in 3 road traffic deaths occur because someone has been driving too fast". - Dr Maraget Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization.

 

 
See below a poignant film focusing on the #SlowDown campaign and a 'speed vaccine' to reduce speed on the road; #SlowDown.

 

#SlowDown Speed Vaccine film - UN Road Safety Week 2017

 

More statements can be viewed here.

 

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