was established in 2006 to address the growing crisis of road traffic deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries.Up to 13,000 people die each year on Kenyan roads.
Presenting the award, HRH Prince Michael said: "The Global Road Safety Facility has been behind many of the most successful programmes in the developing world and has set a fine example of what international institutions can do to reduce the number of road deaths." The GRSF
was selected for its impressive track record of implementing successful interventions that closely integrate the different aspects of road safety management, from road and vehicle safety standards to crash data analysis, roadway design, and police enforcement.
Initial goals for the GRSF would be promoting an environment in the Gulf based on dialogue, with the goal of reducing tensions and enhancing cooperation against transnational threats.
As Gulf cooperation on specific functional issues progresses, the GRSF may add others to the forum as needed.
Initial goals for the GRSF
would be to promote an environment in the Gulf based on dialogue, with the aim of reducing tensions and enhancing cooperation against transnational threats.
Over the past 10 years, the World Bank s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) has promoted global knowledge sharing and multi-sectoral interventions with support from the UK, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the FIA Foundation.
The GRSF seeks to expand its donor base to increase its global impact.
In preparation of this component it is planned that a consultant financed by the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF
) will be employed from October to January 2010.