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UN Road Safety Fund


Established in April 2018, the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) aims to help low- and middle-income countries put in place effective national road safety systems in order to (a) substantially curb the number of fatalities and injuries from road crashes, and (b) reduce economic losses resulting from them. Its grants strengthen national and local capacity to manage and improve road safety by providing funding and technical expertise. As a unique financing instrument, bringing together concerned UN organizations under one umbrella, and supported by governments, private sector, academia and civil society, the Fund supports concrete actions helping to achieve the road safety-related targets (target 3.6 and target 11.2) of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Apply for funding with the UN Road Safety Fund

The UN Road Safety Fund invites participating UN organizations to submit projects to its 2019 Call for Proposals. Through this call, the Fund will disburse USD 4 million to approved projects aimed at helping reduce global road traffic fatalities and giving priority to individual country and multi-country projects that have immediate and tangible impact. 

The 2019 Call for Proposals is open for a two-month period, between 9 October and 4 December 2019 (deadline 23:59 CET).