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European Parliament Session of Transport and Tourism Commission, Brussels

On 11 October, the Special Envoy spoke about road safety at the European Parliament Session of the Transport and Tourism Commission. The Special Envoy highlighted his on-going activities and initiatives to promote road safety, as well as shared about his efforts to meet the SDGs and establish a potential UN Road Safety Fund. The Special Envoy also suggested a few measures to be taken at the European level to improve road safety, and insisted that Europe takes a leading and supporting role in other regions to help improve road safety performance. In conclusion, the Special Envoy proposed to include road safety as a factor in calculating Human Development Index (HDI), providing additional incentive for greater investments in road safety.