Colombia

Medellin por la seguridad vial: salvando vidas
11 May 2011, Por la via por la vida -Liga contra la violencia vial

Proyección del símbolo de la decada en la torre Coltejer y el edificio de la Alpujarra, distribución de material en todo el sistema metro plus, inauguración de la decada mediante conferencia de prensa.

Contact: Mary Bottagisio
Tel: +5716793302
Email: contacto@porlaviaporlavida.org

Launch of the Decade for road safety action in Colombia
Pan American Health Organization

Colombia is committed to the Decade of Action for Road Safety, and the proposal is to convert the launch of the Decade in a great opportunity to raise public attention on road safety and promote an agenda of actions that achieve results impact. For this purpose the country has proposed to conduct a technical event for sharing experiences, formulate goals and move towards the formulation of an agenda of priority actions for meeting the goals. This event will be complemented by a symbolic and emotional event that to raise public and media awareness of the importance of road safety, also the commitment of the authorities. The event will take place in the historical center of Bogota in one of the most representative places of the capital and the country.

Contact: Ana María Mahecha-Groot
Tel: +571 3144141
Email: mahecha@paho.org

LANZAMIENTO DÉCADA DE ACCIÓN PARA LA SEGURIDAD VIAL
11 May 2011, Fondo de Prevención Vial

Bogotá is joining the global launching of the Decade of Action for Road Safety through the promotion of two acts: one academic and one symbolic. Both events will take place in two representative places in Bogotá, in order to enhance the importance and the meaning of this day. The Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez, was chosen for the academic act. It is expected that the Transportation Minister will do the opening and present the National Developing Plan. The Vice Minister of Health and the Minister of Education are invited to be part of the opening as well among other experts on the subject. The symbolic act will take place in the afternoon at the Plaza Bolivar, in which government, academics and expert participants are invited to take part of the launching of this event. All guests are expected to participate in the symbolic act by writing their commitment, in a crystal urn, towards road safety.

Contact: Claudia Navas Ospina
Tel: 2106636
Email: cnavas@fpv.org.co

Colombia adhiere al compromiso mundial de salvar vidas
11 MAy 2011, Por la Via Por la Vida, Liga Contra la Violencia Vial

El Ministerio de Transportes de Colombia, El Ministerio de la Protección Social, La Policía Nacional, La Secretaria de Movilidad de Bogotá, La Secretaría de Tránsito de Medellín, La Liga Contra la Violencia Vial y el Fondo de Prevención Vial con el respaldo de la OPS-OMS se unen al compromiso mundial de salvar vidas; se llevara a cabo un acto académico y, posteriormente, un acto simbólico en la Plaza de Bolivar, se iluminara el Capitolio Nacional.

Contact: Sandra VELASQUEZ
Tel: +57.1.679.33.02
Email: contacto@porlaviaporlavida.org

Década de Acción para la Seguridad Vial
11 May 2011, FONDO DE PREVENCIÓN VIAL

Bogotá is joining the global launching of the Decade of Action for Road Safety through the promotion of two acts: one academic and one symbolic. Both events will take place in two representative places in Bogotá, in order to enhance the importance and the meaning of this day. The Centro Cultural Gabriel García Márquez, was chosen for the academic act. It is expected that the Transportation Minister will do the opening and present the National Road Safety Plan. The Vice Minister of Health and the Minister of Education are invited to be part of the opening as well among other experts on the subject. The symbolic act will take place in the afternoon at the Plaza Bolivar, in which government, academics and expert participants are invited to take part of the launching of this event. All guests are expected to participate in the symbolic act by writing their commitment, in a crystal urn, towards road safety.

Contact: Claudia Navas Ospina
Tel: 2106636
Email: claudia_navas@hotmail.com

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