On 22 November 2020, the Special Envoy delivered remarks at the opening of TransMEA 2020 – Third Smart Transport & Logistics Fair & Forum for the Middle East & Africa, hosted by H.E. Mr. Kamel Elwazir, Minister of Transport.
Throughout his speech, the Special Envoy encouraged stakeholders to take urgent action to close a serious gap in road safety performance in the regions of the Middle East and Africa. The Special Envoy also informed of the latest UN General Assembly Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety (A/RES/74/29) and relevant targets by 2030.
In conclusion, Mr.Todt invited to reflect on the opportunity given by COVID-19 crisis to rebuild transport systems for more resiliency in the next decade and for Egypt to serve as an example for the region.
The full report from TransMEA2020 is available here.