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•     From 6 to 10 July, meetings were held with members of the National Council for Accident Prevention for Mexico (STCONAPRA) to discuss progress towards improving road safety in the country. Dr. Martha Hijar, Technical Secretary; Dr. Arturo Gracia Cruz, Director of Accident Prevention; Dr. Rodrigo Rosas Osuna, Director of Information and Evidence; and Dr. Ricardo Perez Nunez, Director of lnjury Prevention represented STCONAPRA at the meeting. In addition, meetings were held on road safety with UN Specialised Agencies, represented by Dr. Amalia Ayala, WHO/PAHO Representative; Mr. Antonio Mazzitelli, UNODC Representative in Mexico for Drugs and Crimes; Ms. Sandra Ortega, Coordination Officer, UNDP Mexico; and Mr. Fernando Bonilla, Development Specialist, UNDP Mexico.

•     The Special Envoy was invited to give a video speech  in support of the UNECA Third African Road Safety Conference which took place on 9 and 10 July in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia.

•     On 20 July, Mr Todt met with Ms Jean Picard Mahaut, the Head of an Association representing NGOs across Latin America. Together they discussed opportunities for cooperation and planning for the Second Global High Level Conference on Road Safety to be held in Brasilia.

•     On 21 July, a meeting was held with the Vice-Chairman of the International Road Federation, Mr. Adnan Rahman, to discuss possibilities of cooperation on research into road traffic crashes.