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April 2020 marks the 2nd anniversary of the launch of the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF). 
We can be proud of our progress to date, which includes the many efforts related to the founding and operationalization of the Fund. The UNRSF is now financing 15 projects in 20 low- and middle-income countries to substantially reduce death and injuries from road crashes and to reduce economic losses resulting from these crashes. 
 
Our work would not be possible without the generous support of our 12 donors from the public and private sectors. This anniversary is also an opportunity to warmly appreciate the support of the honourable members of the Advisory Board and Steering Committee, donors and our many partners, in particular, Ms. Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary UNECE and Mr. Jean Todt, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety.
 
On 19 February 2020, the Stockholm Declaration was adopted at the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety and endorsed a new ten-year effort to transform road safety efforts with a target to halve road deaths and serious injuries by 2030. During this Conference, the UNRSF presented ten new projects that will target key gaps in the road safety systems of 12 countries for a total budget of nearly USD 4 million.
 
Five projects financed by the UNRSF are already in the implementation phase as of May 2019 with a total budget of nearly USD 1 million. These pilot projects address key components of national safety systems in eight countries and are already generating first encouraging results.
 
Supporting the most vulnerable under the COVID-19 pandemic will be crucial in the next months and the UNRSF stands with all those who are fighting against the spread of the virus. The UNRSF already working closely with its  partners in low- and middle-income countries to adapt the strategies and projects on road safety to the post-pandemic context and to continue to protect lives when mobility resumes."
 
More details at "2 years with the UN Road Safety Fund