First United Nations Global Road Safety Week

23-29 April 2007

World Youth Assembly discusses road safety issues

23 April 2007 -- Young people from more than 100 countries today adopted the Youth Declaration for Road Safety. It was adopted by 400 delegates to the first World Youth Assembly for Road Safety, being held in Geneva, Switzerland. They committed to take practical measures to improve road safety and called on adults to play their part as parents and leaders.

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Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General
Duration: 2:45

Statement by President of the United Nations General Assembly

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