Rail, Road and Urban Transport – Road Safety programme

Project Duration
2011 - 2014
€1 million

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Contributes to the reduction of road crash death and injury in the Mediterranean partner countries
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia

Actions in brief

  • Develops a regional road safety strategy that will include goals and targets for reducing road death and injury over the next 10 years.
  • Promotes the setting up of a EuroMed regional road safety body at government level and develops partnerships and relations with other regional bodies.
  • Organises and facilitates regional workshops on good practice data systems and major road safety risk factors, and an annual Euromed regional road safety conference with regional and national actors in the last two years.
  • Compiles a number of case studies as part of the communication strategies and activities to capture and share knowledge and experience of good practice across the region. 
  • Integrates regional actors (e.g. the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNESCWA, WHO EMRO, Arab League, World Bank, EIB) into the EuroMed road safety sphere through advocacy, capacity-building and partnerships. 
  • Performs situational assessment studies to collect data and provide information and analysis on the road safety situation in the particular country, institutional strengths/gaps, and identify professional training needs and build teams to coordinate, manage, monitor and improve implementation of Road Safety initiatives at the community level. 
  • Creates national road safety advisory groups.
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