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Mission to Doha, Qatar, 16-18 December 2022

Qatar: A high-income country with a population of 2.93 million. According to the WHO, Qatar is below the regional average at 9.3 road traffic fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants and is the country with the best record for the Eastern Mediterranean region. Vulnerable road users represent 37% of fatalities, and the drivers and passengers of light vehicles represent 49%. Qatar has acceded to 1 out of 7 UN road safety legal instruments.

The Special Envoy met with the following Government officials to advocate for safer roads with the country and private sector representatives encouraging support to the UNRSF:
•    H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif bin Ahmed AI Sulaiti, Minister of Transport;
•    Mr. Aleksander Čeferin, President, UEFA;
•    Mr. Gianni Infantino, President, FIFA.