The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week has been marked from 8-14 May 2017.

The Week has been focused on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries. Speed contributes to around one-third of all fatal road traffic crashes in high-income countries, and up to half in low- and middle-income countries.

The activities for marking the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week in the Republic of Kosovo have been organized by all institutions of the country which have a mandate and deal with the traffic safety issues such as: Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kosovo Police, Kosovo Forum for Road Safety, College of Applied Technical Sciences “Tempulli”, OSCE and Kosovo Association of Motorization “AMRKS”.

The agenda of weekly activities in Kosovo can be found below:

7 May 2017 (Sunday), at 10:00, at the “Zahir Pajaziti” square – Press Conference for launching the weekly activities within the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week.

8 May 2017 (Monday) – Interviews will be conducted in all electronic and written media, where in addition to discussing the history of this day, the current state of road safety in Kosovo will also be discussed and the measures to be taken in order to improve the road safety movement.

10 May 2017 (Wednesday)- Distribution of colouring books “How to move safely on the road”.

11 May 2017 (Thursday), in Mental Health Centre – Prishtina and SOS village – Lecture on road safety.

12 May 2017 (Friday), at 12:00, at the “Zahir Pajaziti” square- Prishtina – The Central Manifestation within the Fifth Edition of the traditional activity “Road Safety”, where lower primary and secondary school students show their skills in riding a bicycle.

13 May 2017 (Saturday) – Development of surveys in different regions with drivers of motor vehicles, in order to evaluate their knowledge of the constituent elements of motor vehicles.

14 May 2017 (Sunday), at 10:00, at the “Zahir Pajaziti” square – Press Conference for closing the activities.

Photos related to these activities can be found in the section Gallery / Photogallery.

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