05 Jul 18
Inaugural meeting of the Africa Regional Chapter of Global Forum of Road Safety Legislators

5 July 2018 Abuja, Nigeria

8.45 – 9.15
WELCOME AND REGISTRATION

9.15 – 9.30
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, WHO Country Representative, Nigeria (TBC)
Aurelio Menendez, Practice Manager, WB

9.30 – 10.00
OPENING REMARKS

Sen Tijjani Kaura,
Head of Nigerian Senate Committee on Intergovernmental relations and Federal Character Commission overseeing FRSC

Hon Ambassador Rajabu Adadi,
Member of Parliament, United Republic of Tanzania
Member of Global Network for Road Safety Legislators Leadership Council

10.00 – 10.30
GLOBAL POLICY CONTEXT AND THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

– UNGA Resolution
– Voluntary global targets
– Road Safety Funding (UN Fund and GRSF)
– Africa Transport Policy Program

Speakers: Dr Nhan Tran, Dr Soames Job

10.30 – 11.00
GLOBAL NETWORK AND REGIONAL LAUNCH OF MANIFESTO #4 ROAD SAFETY

Ms Evelyn Murphy, Technical Officer, WHO
Mr David Ward, Towards Zero Foundation

11.00 – 11.15
TEA/COFFEE BREAK

11.15 – 12.15
FINDINGS FROM LEGISLATION ASSESSMENTS IN THE REGION AND THE ROLE OF LEGISLATORS

– Findings from legislative assessments
– What are the opportunities for MPs to play a strong role via legislation and regulation

Ms Evelyn Murphy, Technical Officer/Lawyer, WHO
Dr Soames Job, Global Lead and Head of Global Road Safety Facility WB

12.15 – 13.15
LUNCH

13.15 – 13.45
THE ROLE OF ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUPS COUNTRY EXAMPLES

Hon Ambassador Rajabu Adadi (Tanzania)
Hon Ayoo Tonny (Uganda)
Hon Engr Abubakar Yunusa (Nigeria)
Moderator: Ms Tawia Addo-Ashong

13.45 – 14.15
MAKING IT HAPPEN

Moderator: Dr Nhan Tran

14:15 – 14:45
WORKING DOCUMENTS AND LEADERSHIP OF AFRICA REGIONAL NETWORK

– Leadership of AFRO Chapter
– Discuss “working documents”

Moderator: Ms Evelyn Murphy

14.45 – 15.15
CLOSING REMARKS

Speakers:
Ibou Diouf, SSATP Program Manager
Sen Tijjani Kaura
Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu WR Nigeria
Hon Rajabu Adadi

15.15 – 16.00
TEA / NETWORKING