Croatia

A high profile event: Decade of Action on Road Safety
11 May 2011, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, WHO Country Office, Croatian National Institute of Public Health

A high profile event "Decade of Action for Road Safety" will be organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, WHO Country Office and Croatian National Institute of Public Health on 11 May 2011 in Zagreb, the calpital of Croatia. The main objective of the event will be the launch of the National Program on Road Safety in Croatia, 2011-2020. Primary school students will present their works of art on the topic: "Road safety". Best works of art will receive prizes. The representatives of the media will be invited for media coverage.

Contact: Ivana Brkic Bilos
Tel: +385 1 4863 305
Email: ivana.brkic@hzjz.hr

Quiz: 'Be Safe in Traffic!
11 May 2011, Croatian National Institute of Public Health

www.zdravlje.hr portal will on 11 May 2011 post a 'Be Safe in Traffic!' prize quiz to observe the opening of the Decade of Action on Road Safety. It is an educational quiz, designed through a cooperation between the Croatian National Institute of Public Health and Croatian Automobile Club (HAK), with the general aim of advancing traffic culture. Prizes for the most successful participants will be courtesy of the HAK and WHO.

Contact: Ivana Brkic Bilos
Tel: +385 1 4863 305
Email: ivana.brkic@hzjz.hr

SAFE ROADS SAVE LIVES
11 May 2011, World Youth Bank Network

Event will be held in open space, at the main Zagreb City square (Trg bana Josipa Jelacica), in collaboration with national network of Schools of Driving, Croatian Auto-Club (HAK) and Croatian Traffic Police. Target-mission of the event is awareness-raising of general public of the necessity of permanent Road Safety Education.

Contact: Tomislav Bogdanic
Tel: + 385 1 483 30 55
Email: info@w-yb.net

Decade of Action for Road Safety
11 May 2011, Hrvatski autoklub

HAK's event to mark the Decade of Action will present the 2011-2020 National Road Traffic Safety Programme. The event is organised in collaboration with the Croatian Ministry of Health and Ministry of Interior and will be launched in the Hotel Sheraton Zagreb on 11 May 2011 - the official launch date for the Decade of Action. The 2011-2020 Croatian National Road Traffic Safety Programme has for the first time become a 10-years long programme, in order to be compatible with the UN Decade of action and FIA Action for Road Safety campaign.

Contact: Damir Novak
Tel: +38598288993
Email: novak@hak.hr

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