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Meeting with Programme Director for Road Safety at Bloomberg Philanthropies

Ms. Kelly Larson, Programme Director for Road Safety at Bloomberg Philanthropies introduced the Special Envoy to the activities of Bloomberg Philanthropies in the field of road safety and the RS10 project. Discussions were also held on preparations for Brasilia, where Bloomberg Philanthropies representatives participated in panel discussions.

Meeting with Deputy Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Discussion was held on potential collaboration on road safety to be established together with Switzerland.

Meeting with Head of Transport Office/Road Safety for New York Police Department

Discussion centred on New York City's "Vision Zero" road safety policy with Thomas Chan from the City Transport Office. The goal of this initiative is to improve street safety in every neighbourhood and in every borough of the city.

Meeting with the U.S. Mission Permanent Representative to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

The Special Envoy met with Ms. Sarah Mendelson on 10 November. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss the latest road safety trends in the United States, as well as preparations for the Second High-level Global Conference on Road Safety held in Brasilia.

Meeting with Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF

Discussion between the Special Envoy and Ms. Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF focused on the on-going preparation with UNICEF to promote the #SaveKidsLives campaign and children's safety on the world's roads.

Meeting with the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in New York

The Special Envoy met with His Excellency Mr. Francois Delattre and discussed the organization of the Ministerial Conference in Brasilia on road safety, as well as the building of new momentum to meet the Sustainable Development Goal road safety targets for the post-2015 era through UN events, possibly held in New York with the support of France in 2016.