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Supporting Traffic Safety Information Systems of Countries in Southeast Asia. ITF/ESCAP Meeting

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This meeting, jointly organised by the International Transport Forum (ITF) and the United Nations ESCAP, supported by the Government of the Republic of Korea, focuses on recent developments in Southeast Asia on road safety and linkages to global initiatives and processes. The meeting is an opportunity to discuss

  • Road safety initiatives in Southeast Asia
  • The importance of road safety data and crash data systems for developing effective road safety policies
  • The development of a Road Safety Observatory for Asia
  • Global initiatives, including the 3rd Ministerial Conference on Road Safety and the Global network for Road Safety Legislator

ITF is represented by Secretary-General Young Tae Kim, Véronique Feypell, Manager of the Road Safety Programme and Wei-Shiuen Ng, Advisor – Sustainable Transport and Global Outreach.


Supporting Traffic Safety Information Systems of Countries in Southeast Asia Meeting speakers photo

Speakers (from left to right) Weimin Ren (Director, Transport Decision, ESCAP), Hongjoo Hahm (Deputy Executive Secretary, ESCAP), Chaiwat Thongkamkoon (Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Transport of Thailand) and Wook-heon Lee (Korean Ambassador to Thailand)



Keynote Speech Better Data for a Safe System by Fred Wegman, Chair of IRTAD Group

Road Safety Initiatives and Projects in Southeast Asia

A Regional Perspective on Road Safety:UNESCAP Road Safety Activities and Opportunities.  Jo Yee Yung Fung, UNESCAP
The ASEAN Transport Strategic Plan 2016-2025 and Progress of Road Safety Initiatives, Beny Irzanto, ASEAN
Motorcyclists’ Safety Regulations, Siti Zaharah Binti Ishak, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS)
Thailand’s Experience and Insights on Road Safety, Chakree Bamrungwong,  Ministry of Transport of Thailand

Road Safety Data Management: The Importance of Sound Data and Linkages to the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety:The Southeast Asia Story, Evelyn Murphy, World Health Organization
The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS): Projects in Southeast Asia, Grant Ennis, Vital Strategies
Safety Performance Indicators for Local Governments, Sangjin Han, Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)
Multisectoral Approach to Improving Road Traffic Death Data in Thailand. The Integration of 3 Data Sources, Sasithorn Tangsawad, Ministry of Public Health of Thailand

Developing a Road Safety Observatory for Asia

What is a Road Safety Observatory? Veronique Feypell, International Transport Forum
Asia and the Pacific Road Safety Observatory: Governance Options, Jamie Leather, Asian Development Bank
Developing a Road Safety Observatory for the ESCAP Region, Jo Yee Yung Fung, UNESCAP 
DRIVER (Data for Road Incident Visualization, Evaluation, and Reporting):The World Bank’s Tool for Crash Data: Visualisation, Evaluation and Reporting, Alina Burlacu, World Bank
DRIVERS (Data for Road Incident Visualization, Evaluation, and Reporting): Implementation in the Philippines, Oliver Tanseco, Philippines National Police
Improving Road Safety Data in Cambodia, Min Meanvy, Public Works and Transport Ministry, Cambodia


For more information, please contact Ms. Wei-Shiuen NG