Iceland

The Launch of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
11 May 2011, Ministry of the Interior, Iceland

he Launch of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 11 May 2011, Center for Driving Education in Kirkjusandur, Reykjavík. The president of Iceland, Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the Minister of the Interior, Mr. Ögmundur Jónasson and the Minister of Welfare, Mr. Guðbjartur Hannesson will attend a press conference in connection with the official launch of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety in Iceland. A wide range of stakeholders will participate in the event, emphasizing the importance of combined efforts to reduce road traffic accidents. In remembrance of road traffic victims, balloons with the Decade of Action logo will be released by schoolchildren during the ceremony, one for every victim of road traffic accident in Iceland during the last ten years.

Contact: Ms. Birna Hreidarsdottir
Tel: +354 545 9000
Email: birna.hreidarsdottir@irr.is

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