On 20 April 2020, the Special Envoy virtually met with H.E. Ms. Maria Angela Zappia, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in New York as well as H.E. Mr. Nicolas de Rivière, Permanent Representative of France to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in New York.
The Special Envoy expressed his appreciation for their commitment to the road safety cause and for supporting international efforts. He also discussed opportunities to engage the Friends of Road Safety Network in the coming months and asked for their support to ensure the UN General Assembly Resolution is introduced in the coming weeks in order for road safety to remain a priority.