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Meet the International Transport Forum at the 3rd UN Global Ministerial Road Safety Conference in Stockholm

More than 1.3 million people are killed in road crashes around the world every year. An estimated 50 million suffer injuries, often life-changing.Crashes are the leading cause of death for young people aged 5 to 29. Road Safety is one of the priority areas of work of the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD, an intergovernmental organisation that acts as a transport policy think tank for its 60 member countries. The ITF will contribute to the 3rd UN Global Road Safety Conference in Stockholm in the week of 17 February 2020 in a wide variety of ways. Listed below are ITF representatives with their area of expertise who will be available for media requests in Stockholm. Also listed are the events where you can hear them speak and meet them. To contact one of our experts or indicate interest in an event, please email michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org

ITF experts available for media

Young-Tae Kim, Secretary-General
• Road safety in general

Stephen Perkins,  Head of Research and Policy Analysis
• Road safety in general
• International road safety co-operation
• Economic impact of road crashes
• Vision Zero and the Safe System
• UN Sustainable Development Goals and road safety
• Role of Stockholm conference

Véronique Feypell, Manager ITF Road Safety Programme
• Road safety in general
• Improving crash data
• International co-operation and Road Safety Observatories
• Vision Zero and the Safe System
• UN Sustainable Development Goals and road safety

Alexandre Santacreu, Policy Analyst Road Safety
• Road safety in general
• Road safety in cities, the “Safer City Streets“ network
• Safe micromobility
• Cycling safety
• Urban road safety data
• Vulnerable road users
• Vision Zero and the Safe System

Sharon Masterson, Manager ITF Corporate Partnership Board
• The role of the private sector in improving road safety


ITF presence in Stockholm 17-20 February 2020

Monday, 17 February

10:45
Achieving the UN Road Safety Targets by 2030
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim opens the two-day iRAP Innovation Workshop. More information 
Kapitel 8 Änsgö Room 90 Klara Strand

13:45-14:00
New Directions for Data-driven Transport Safety 
Presentation by Head of Research Stephen Perkins at the iRAP Innovation Workshop
Kapitel 8, Änsgö Room, 90 Klara Strand

Tuesday, 18 February

09:00-10:30
Celebrating Wins: From Local to Global Success
Innovation Workshop session chaired by Head of Research Stephen Perkins
Kapitel 8, Änsgö Room, 90 Klara Strand

10:00-10:45
Safe Micromobility
Press conference presents new ITF report on the safety of e-scooters and other micromobility devices
• Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General, ITF
• Alexandre Santacreu, report author
• Christina Moe Gjerde, Strategy Manager, Voi
Contact: michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org 
Volvo Studio, Jussi Björlings Allé 5

10:45-12:30
Innovation, Emerging Mobility Trends and the Role of the Private Sector in Road Safety
Workshop held by the ITF Corporate Partnership Board following the above press conference.
With Florent Menegaux, CEO  Michelin, and other private sector leaders. More information 
Volvo Studio, Jussi Björlings Allé 5

12:55
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim closes the Innovation Workshop – possible media availability afterwards.
Contact: michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org 
Kapitel 8, Änsgö Room, 90 Klara Strand

13:15-16:00
Road Safety Benchmarking and Regional Road Safety Observatories
High-level meeting organised by ITF, World Bank, WHO and others. More information 
Grand Hotel, Mårten Winges Room, Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8

14:30-17:30
FIA High-Level Panel on Road Safety
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim participates; possible media availability after the meeting.
Contact: michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org
Grand Hotel, Winter Garden Room, Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8

Wednesday, 19 February

All day
3rd UN Ministerial Conference on Road Safety
Possibility for accredited journalists to arrange briefings by ITF representatives.
Contact: michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4

Afternoon (time tbc)
ITF Media Briefing on Safe Micromobility for accredited journalists
Contact: michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org
Media Centre, Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4

Thursday, 20 February

11:40-12:40
Managing Road Safety
ITF Head of Research Stephen Perkins speaks during session of the UN Ministerial Conference. More information   
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4

14:30-15:30
Enhancing International Collaboration for Road Safety
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim addresses High-Level Panel of the UN Ministerial Conference. More information
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4

Media contact:

Michael KLOTH
Head of Communications
M +33 (0)6 15 95 03 27
michael.kloth@itf-oecd.org

Homepage of the 3rd UN Ministerial Conference on Road Safetyhttps://www.roadsafetysweden.com

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