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Meeting with the President of the EBRD

On 16 November 2020, the Special Envoy met with Ms. Odile Renaud-Basso, newly-elected President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). 


This discussion was the occasion for the Special Envoy to provide an overview of his mandate, road safety as a needed priority in development assistance as well as inform about the UNRSF.

In addition, the Special Envoy showed appreciation for the EBRD’s commitment to road safety, including the signing of the Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) High-Level Joint Statement on Road Safety, to be celebrated during the related webinar organized by the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) on the same day.

The Special Envoy also highlighted the global and European Union (EU) regional goals and priorities, linked to the projects supported by EBRD in 13 EU Member states.