Celebration of 1st UN Global Road Safety Week
23 April 2007 — Nationwide, Philippines

Organized by the Department of Health, road safety practitioners and stakeholders were convened to join in the celebration of the UN Global Road Safety Week. A 7-kilometer motorcade through three cities will highlight road safety. A program will follow with high level participation from the Departments of Health (DOH), Department of Public Works & Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation & Communication (DOTC), WHO, UNICEF, Metro Manila Development Authority and the Council for the Welfare of Children. Safe Kids Philippines, together with private and public organizations, including an association of truckers, will contribute to the program and exhibits. Through a memo, the DPWH, DOTC and the Philippine National Police will co-celebrate Road Safety Week nationwide.

Contact: Dr. Cecile Magturo, National Center For Disease Control and Prevention
Telephone: +632 7329966, Fax: +632 7117846

Road Safety Camp
19 April 2007 — April 19-20, 2007, Philippines

Ford Group Philippines launched its Road Safety program, Road Safety: Our Lives depend on it in 2004. Since then it has initiated several activities and projects including the creation of the Ford Road Safety Youth Council. This year, a summer camp will be held in which participants, mostly members of the Ford Road Safety Youth Council will learn and appreciate Road Safety through lectures and fun activities.

Contact: Cherry Ramirez, Ford Group Philippines and Ford Road Safety Youth Council
Telephone: +63 495415174, Fax: +63 495415110

Young Driver Awareness Week
26 April 2007 — Paraparaumu Airport, Philippines

3 days in which teenagers and others with a Restricted or Full Licence can learn how to brake properly

Contact: Jane Pearson, Kapiti Coast District Council
Telephone: +63 42964854, Fax: +63 48364830