Every year 1.35 million people are killed in the world’s roads. 50 million more are injured.
Road crashes are the leading cause of death for children and young people (5-29 years) and developing countries bear the greatest burden. But it’s not just personal safety – the economic costs keep people in poverty and road quality is linked to many areas of sustainable development.
Join Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, for his #KAPTalks on safe mobility at the heart of sustainable and inclusive development.
Safe and sustainable public transport helps provide access to trade, jobs, markets, education, health care and other services that contribute to economic growth and quality of life. It can empower women, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups.
Road safety should be an integral element of land use, street design, fighting climate change, transport system planning and governance, especially for vulnerable road users and in urban areas.
Solutions exist, we can prevent millions of tragedies on the road worldwide.
Join our #KAPTalks event online from Paris, France and be part of the conversation.
When: 4th May 2021 at 15:30 CET / 13:30 GMT (check time around the world).
Where: online on Zoom. Register here.
You can join the lecture by:
- connecting via Zoom platform to the lecture and ask your questions to the speaker
- following livestreaming from the event at kapuscinskilectures.eu
- asking your questions to speaker via Twitter using #KAPTalks hashtag