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Mission to Rome, Italy, 17-19 July 2022

Italy: A high-income country with a population of 59.554 million. According to WHO (2018), Italy has 15th highest rate in the European Union (40 deaths per 1 million population), and the rate is lower than the EU average. Italy has acceded to 6 out of 7 UN road safety legal instruments.
During the mission, the Special Envoy participated in the Inauguration of the National Centre “Assistenza Vittime della Strada Marcel Haegi” and Presentation of Manifesto Città 30 e Strade Sicure e Vitali by Guccione Foundation.


Furthermore, the Special Envoy met with the following Government and UN officials:

•    H.E. Ms. Patricia O’Brien’s, Permanent Representative of Ireland;
•    Mr. Roberto Gualtieri, Mayor of Rome;
•    Mr. Roberto Colaminè, Vice Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
•    Mr. Paolo Maria Pomponio, Director of the Traffic Police Service;
•    Ms. Luciana Iorio, Chair, ECE WP1;
•    Mr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General, FAO;
•    Mr. Manoj Juneja, Assistant Executive Director, and Ms. Sara Adam, Director, Management Services, WFP.