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Special Envoy Meets with UNCT in India

On 22 February, the Special Envoy met with the UNCT and shared updates since their last meeting in 2017, notably the establishment of the UNRSTF. The Special Envoy informed the UNCT about upcoming launch of the UN Internal Road Safety Strategy, highlighting the role of country offices in its implementation. In conclusion, the Special Envoy spoke about upcoming Global Road Safety Week, themed “Leadership for road safety” and encouraged UNCT’s active engagement. 

The following members of the UNCT participated in the meeting with the Special Envoy:
  • Dr. Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative to India, WHO
  • Mr. Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO
  • Dr. Nagesh Kumar, Director & Head, South and South-West Asia Office, ESCAP
  • Mr. Elias Legesse, Security Adviser, India & Bhutan, UNDSS
  • Ms. Lars Bernd, Chief, Emergency & Risk Informed Programming, UNICEF
  • Mr. Anuj Bhatia, Head of Office, IOM
  • Ms. Meenakshi Kathel, Programme Coordination Specialist, RCO
  • Ms. Nabila Jamshed, Programme Officer, RCO