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4th European Road Safety Day

Nicosia, 25 July 2012

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 8:30 to 18:00

4th European Road Safety Day
"Active Involvement of Youth in Road Safety"

Nicosia Conference Centre

The conference is being organized by the European Commission, the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union (Ministry of Communications and Works) and the Cyprus Youth Organisation for Road Safety, REACTION.

Representatives of youth groups and road safety officials from all EU countries and neighbouring regions will participate. Organisations and personalities with an active role in road safety for young people are also invited.

The aims of the conference are to:

  • increase young people's awareness of road‑safety issues
  • give participants the opportunity to exchange views and propose practical steps – at national and regional level – to make young people safer on the road
  • promote EU road‑safety policies for young people
  • share best practices with the EU's neighbouring regions.


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Key information
Titos ChristofidesUndersecretary to the President of the Republic of CyprusPresident Christofias speechpdf(67 kB)
Szabolcs SCHMIDTHead of Road Safety Unit - European CommissionEU Road Safety Policy: Political orientations on Road Safety 2011 – 2020pdf(2 MB)
Antonio AVENOSOExecutive Director, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)Findings of the PIN project with respect to Youthpdf(663 kB)
Floor LIESHOUTDirector, YOURS (Youth for Road Safety)The active involvement of Youth in the efforts for Road Safetypdf(91 kB)
Joël VALMAINTechnical Advisor Europe-International, Interministerial Delegation for Road Safety – FranceCreation of a road safety culture among the young peoplepdf(491 kB)
Georgia PANAGIOTOUAssociate Professor, University of CyprusFindings and recommendations of the studypdf(574 kB)
George MORFAKISHead of Road Safety Unit, Republic of CyprusRelevant actions taken in Cypruspdf(2 MB)
Marios STAVROUChairman of the Cyprus Youth Organization  for Road Safety, REACTIONYouth point on the findings and recommendations of the study and the actions taken in Cypruspdf(2 MB)
Gabriel SIMCICProject Manager, FIA BrusselsPresentation on eco-driving (ECOWILL project)pdf(963 kB)
Press review

Cyprus Mail: Road deaths among the young 'alarming'pdf(179 kB)

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