Invitation to attend the webinar series: World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America – BIGRS 2020-25

DATES: 02, 03, 09 & 10 December 
TIME: 9.00 AM (UTC -5)
Free of charge
Please note this webinar will be delivered in Spanish

 

Speakers include: 

DESCRIPTION: The World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) is partnering with iRAP to improve road safety under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS), in the period of 2020-2025. The program objectives are to reduce road crash deaths and serious injuries in 30 cities in 15 countries.

The webinar series World Bank and iRAP helping save lives in Latin America – BIGRS 2020-2025 will help building capacity of road authorities in Latin America interested in the iRAP methodology to eliminate high-risk roads, unlock the economic benefits of 3-star or better roads through results-based financing and meet global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and United Nations (UN) Target obligations.

The focus of this webinar will be on the road safety experience and lessons learned, and how to use the iRAP methodology to undertake safety assessments across the region.

Full programme now available – click here.

FOUR-PART SERIES:

  • Day 1 (Wed 2/12) – Introduction to BIGRS and iRAP in LAC
  • Day 2 (Thurs 3/12) –Setting and achieving star rating targets
  • Day 3 (Wed 9/12) –Performance tracking with Star Ratings
  • Day 4 (Thurs 10/12) –What next for RAP in your country.

Each session will have pre reading materials and an assignment. Attendees will receive certificates upon successful completion of all activities.

This online training is being supported by the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) and is in continuation of GRSF and World Bank’s active engagement with various State Public Works Departments, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, and National Highways Authority under the BIGRS 2020-2025.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  This series of webinars is meant for engineers of road authorities; but also road safety engineers, consultants and professionals involved in road design, construction, operation, and maintenance.

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