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Meeting with the Special Adviser on Africa

On 27 August 2020, the Special Envoy virtually met with Ms. Cristina Duarte, Special Adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General to share about his mandate as well as inform of the global and African situation on road safety.

The Special Envoy also elaborated on the SDG related targets and updated on the UN General Assembly Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety. Furthermore, the Special Envoy highlighted efforts with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union (AU) and the World Bank (WB) aimed to increase priority of road safety in Africa.

In conclusion, the two UN officials discussed opportunities to collaborate and to put road safety as a priority on the Special Adviser’s agenda.