Events

The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable

January 9, 2018

World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

World Bank Group

  • Watch live as the World Bank, the Global Road Safety Facility and Bloomberg Philanthropies launch "The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” an eye-opening study on the economic impact of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries.

    Watch live as the World Bank, the Global Road Safety Facility and Bloomberg Philanthropies launch "The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” an eye-opening study on the economic impact of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries.
    Watch live as the World Bank, the Global Road Safety Facility and Bloomberg Philanthropies launch "The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” an eye-opening study on the economic impact of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries.
    Watch live as the World Bank, the Global Road Safety Facility and Bloomberg Philanthropies launch "The High Toll of Traffic Injuries: Unacceptable and Preventable,” an eye-opening study on the economic impact of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries.
    1. Welcome remarks by Mr. Marc Shotten, Program Manager for the GRSF at the World Bank Group
    2. Importance of road safety, Ms. Sofia Salek de Braun, Traffic Safety Ambassador within the PTV Group in Karlsruhe, Germany
    3. Launch of the report and key findings by Mr. Jose Luis Irigoyen, Senior Director for Transport & ICT Global Practice at the World Bank Group
    4. Results of the study and development implications by Ms. Kelly Larson, Director of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety
    5. Health and road safety observations by Dr. Timothy Evans, Senior Director of Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice at the World Bank Group
    6. Panel discussion on the development implications of the report. Panelists include:
      • Dr. Soames Job, World Bank, Global Lead Road Safety and Head of the GRSF
      • Ms. Kelly Larson, Director of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety
      • Mr. Patricio Marquez, World Bank, Lead Health Specialist and co-author of the report
      • Dr. Dipan Bose, World Bank, Program Manager for the Bloomberg Initiative, and co-author of the report
      • Ms. Sofia Salek de Braun, PTV Group, Traffic Safety Ambassador
    7. Q&A from the press, audience and online audience moderated by Mauro Azeredo
    8. Close of Meeting to be followed by a reception in the welcome area 
  • Jose Luis Irigoyen

    Senior Director, Transport & ICT Global Practice

    Tim Evans

    Senior Director, Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice

    Kelly Larson

    Director of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety

    Soames Job

    Global Lead for Road Safety and Head of the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF)

    Patricio Marquez

    Lead Health Specialist and co-author of the report

    Dipan Bose

    Program Manager for the Bloomberg Initiative and co-author of the report

    Marc Shotten

    Program Manager, Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF)

    Sofia Salek de Braun

    PTV Traffic Safety Ambassador

Details

  • Date and time: Tuesday, Jan 9th from 3:00pm-4:30pm
  • Location: World Bank HQ (room MC13-121), Washington DC
  • CONTACT: Amalia Taborga
  • ataborga@worldbank.org
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