This event will be in two parts:
Session I will focus on Road Safety in the EU – Looking ahead to 2030. During this session there will be keynote addresses from Mr Eduardo Cabrita, Minister for Home Affairs of Portugal and Ms Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport.
There will also be a presentation from the European Commission on the new EU road safety strategy and from the Portuguese Road Safety Authority (Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária) on Portugal’s national road safety strategy.
In the afternoon, as part of the UN Road Safety Week, we will focus on the theme Road safety in Africa - what role for EU development policy?
We will be joined by Mr Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety, for this session and he will give the keynote address.
There will also be presentations from the European Commission, the African Union Commission, a representative from Cape Verde, the Gobal Road Safety Partnership and the World Resources Institute.