Violence and Injury Prevention

Join us on Twitter for a live chat on pedestrian safety

Dr Margie Peden and Dr Melecki Khayesi from WHO’s Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability will talk about pedestrian safety on Twitter on Friday, 17 May 2013, 15.00-16.00 CET Geneva time (14.00-15.00 UTC/GMT). Join the live chat using the hashtag #walksafechat.

Topics to be discussed

  • Pedestrian safety: a brief overview of key facts and measures to “Make Walking Safe”
  • Resources including Pedestrian safety: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners

How to participate

Send your questions as tweets to @UNRSC using the hashtag #walksafechat.

If you are unable to join the live chat, leave questions on the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 Facebook page or email them to

After the chat, a summary of the discussion will be available on Storify.