TIMELINE


LEARN two-day training (October 2019)

Reliable roadsafety data and cooperation between all actors are the two cornerstones of any effective road safety action. The International Road Federation (IRF) and the Global Alliance of NGO's organised a two-day training workshop in Senegal. Sponsored by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Laser International and LuxMobility, 20 representatives from national and local governments, NGOs, the private sector, media and academia joined forces to improve road safety data and work on a concrete action plan to assess risks, improve conditions, and advocate for greater road safety around schools.



Ninth WARSO General Assembly (September 2019)

The ninth Annual General Meeting of the West African Road Safety Organization (WARSO) was held in Accra, Ghana on the 19th September 2019. In line with WARSO tradition the General Assembly was chaired by the Hon. Minister of Transport Kweku Ofori Asiamah of the Republic of Ghana and was attended by dignitaries from public as well as our SAVE LIVE Road safety ambassador Joop Goos.

 


Road Safety workshop in Morroco (September 2019)

As part of the official Luxembourg visit of the Grand Duke Heir to the Kingdom of Morocco a Save Live Workshop was organised by LuxMobility in collaboration with the National Committee for the Prevention of Traffic Accidents (CNPAC). Chaired by Mr. Benacer Boulaajoul and Mr. Patrick van Egmond the event allowed the participants to exchance views on effective road safety data collection and future cooperation between the two countries.

 

National Road Safety Forum (July 2019)

Chaired by Me El Hadji Omar Youm, Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Access of Sénégal in the presence of Mr. Ibou Diouf of the SSATP and Ms. Ndéye Awa Sarr of the "Alliance Francophone pour la Sécurité Routière", a strong recommendation was formulated by the participants to establish a National Road Safety Observatory, using among other ICT and real-time data obtained in the frame of the Save Live initiative.


Save Live training provided (July 2019)

 

After an initial training Senegal is equipped to execute its' National Road Safety Plan (35% accident reduction) as part of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 adopting an evidence-based approached as promoted in the frame of the the African Road Safety Observatory of the African Union and the SSATP.


Save Live set-up in Sénégal (Mai 2019)

 

An evidence based road safety management tool has been set up. It includes presently 44,365 accidents (2000 - 2019) of which 24,501 accidents are geolocalised (2010-2019). Real-time data access is provided to the MITTD, Ageroute, Gendarmerie,  National Police, Ministry of Healthcare and  CETUD.


Participation to the 1st Africa Road Safety Forum (November 2018)

 

Head of Government Dr. Saad Eddine Elothmani and Minister of Transport Mr. Abdelkadar Amara of Morocco show their support for Save Live Initative and encourage all African countries to join.


WARSO Save Live Resolution Adopted (July 2018)

 

On the 25th of July 2018, the member countries of the West African Road Safety Organisation (WARSO/ OSRAO) reaffirmed their commitment to the SAVE Live during their annual assembly in Dakar and adopted the Resolution 2.11 which commits themt work together to reduce road accidents in the region in the frame of Save Live.


Save Live agreement signed between Luxembourg and Senegal (January 2018)

 Following the signing of the Save Live agreement between Senegal and Luxembourg on the 31st of January 2018 under the chairmanship of Minister Abdoulaye Daouda Diallo of Senegal and Minister Romain Schneider of Luxembourg, Senegal acts as the official first Save Live Ambassador. 

Save Live supports Senegal in its efforts to reach the set objective of a 35% decrease of the number of victims of road accidents and improve post-crash response. The Senegal implementation is done in close cooperation with VIA from the Netherlands, provider of a software package for the data collection system.