Representatives from more than 30 countries expressed their concern about road crashes being the global main cause of death for those aged between 5 - 29; Latin America is one of the continents that suffers this tragedy the most.
The agreement highlights the importance of generating high-impact public policies to stop this epidemic; world experts suggest considering road crashes as a public health issue.
The II International Child Road Safety Forum (FISEVI) will be held on June 16 and 17, in The Ritz-Carlton hotel, Santiago de Chile,
bringing together more than 30 experts on Road Safety from all over the world.
FISEVI 2016 is promoted and organized by Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguezand hosted by Chile´s Traffic National Commission and the Automobile Club of Chile. The topics that will be developed during FISEVI emerge from issues raised by UN´s five pillars will be analyzed in depth, as part of the Decade of Action for Road Safety focused on children.
Among attendees that have already confirmed attendance, there are, Soames Job, Head of the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility; Alejandro Furas, Secretary General Latin NCAP; Saul Billingsley, FIA Foundation Director General; JesúsMonclús, Director Area of Prevention and Road Safety at Fundación MAPFRE; Juan Ramos García, Industrial Engineer expert on UNECE regulations, Julio Urzúa, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of iRAP, and representatives of Road Safety agencies from different countries in the region, among other prominent guests.