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Russian Federation announces contribution of USD 2 million to the UN Road Safety Trust Fund, bringing total pledges to USD 19 million

The Government of the Russian Federation has announced its decision to make a voluntary contribution of USD 2 million to the UN Road Safety Trust Fund, bringing total pledges to date to USD 19 million.

UNECE and CETMO to strengthen cooperation to boost intermodal transport in Western Mediterranean

Efficient and interconnected transport corridors integrating all transport modes (so-called “intermodal transport”, smoothly integrating sea, rail, road and air) are key to facilitate commercial exchanges and movements of people in a safe, efficient and sustainable way, thus fostering economic activity and sustainable development.

Georgia should continue implementing comprehensive road safety actions, finds new UN report

Despite significant efforts in recent years with the adaption of national action plans, the state of road safety in Georgia remains worrying, with the number of road accidents and fatalities more than twice as high as the EU average.  With a fatality rate of 15.6/100,000 inhabitants in 2016, or almost two fatal accidents per day, traffic accidents are firmly placed in the top five causes of death in Georgia.