International Conference on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety
19-22 June 2013, PRI and NGO "Ukrainian Road Safety Association"
On June 19-22, 2013 the International Conference on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety will take place in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine. Organizers are the PRI (La Prévention Routière Internationale) and the NGO “Ukrainian Road Safety Association”. The event has an annual status, but it is for the first time that such event will be held in the post-Soviet space. The aim of the conference is to draw public attention to the need to ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists as the most vulnerable group of road users; to start actions in order to implement measures for their protection, as well as to facilitate actions towards the achievement of the goal and objectives of the Decade of Action for Road Safety, proclaimed by the UN for 2011-2020 years. During the Conference the participants will have an opportunity to tell about the Second UN Global Road Safety Week that was held in their countries. We sincerely invite you to participate in this Conference!
Contact: Julia Plakhotniuk
Tel: +38 044 270 54 86
Long Short Walk
11 May 2013, Ukrainian Road Safety Association
The proposed route for the "Long Short Walk" in Kyiv will be from St.Sophia square to Maidan Nezalezhnosti square. The route includes such landmarks as St.Sophia Cathedral, monument of Bohdan Khmelnitsky, St.Mikel's Cathedral. Invited for the participation in the "Long Short Walk" will be about 100 people, including the Mayor of Kyiv, authorities and leaders of the NGOs, volunteers, students of the higher educational institutions, cyclists etc. Actions held during the UN Global Road Safety Week will be widely publicized in the news media. Invited for media coverage of the actions will be four leading TV-channels of Ukraine, newspapers, radio. The GRSW activities will be supported by the Mayor of Kyiv, authorities from the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ministry of Interior of Ukraine, State Emergency Service of Ukraine, State Road Agency of Ukraine "Ukravtodor".
Contact: Elena Chernoray
Tel: +38 44 270 54 86