UP CIFAL Philippines holds road safety seminar for grade schoolers

ANTIPOLO, RIZAL—As part of its advocacy to promote road safety awareness, UP CIFAL Philippines held a seminar for 70 students of Isaias Tapales Elementary School on October 19, 2018. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority show that children aged 5-14 years are among the most vulnerable from road crashes and deaths. UP CIFAL Philippines program […]

UP CIFAL Philippines Director speaks at 3M Philippines’ road safety campaign launch

(PHOTO COURTESY: Screen grab from 3M Philippines’ Facebook livestream) UP CIFAL Philippines Director Dr. Edna E.A. Co discussed the key role of road safety in achieving sustainable development goals (SDG) at the “Drive For Road Safety” campaign launch of 3M Philippines on September 20 at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Road safety is one […]

UP CIFAL Philippines co-organizes “Improving Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: Best Practice Sharing Workshop” in Bangkok, Thailand

With the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the King Prajadhipok’s Institute (KPI), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the People’s Safety Foundation, UP CIFAL Philippines contributed to take road safety to center stage in one of the busiest metropolises in the Asian region. The […]

CIFAL Philippines, UNITAR host road safety multi-stakeholder conference in Quezon City

CIFAL Philippines, in partnership with UNITAR, University of the Philippines (UP), UP National Center for Transportation Studies (UP NCTS) and Diageo hosted the “Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-Stakeholder Conference” in Quezon City, Philippines from November 9 to 10. The conference gathered 151 representatives from national government offices, local government units, academic and research […]

Conference: Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-stakeholder Conference

Road Safety for Sustainable Cities: A Multi-stakeholder Conference 9-10 November 2017 Seda Vertis North, Quezon City, Philippines   Every year, nearly 1.3 million people die from road traffic injuries. According to the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, road traffic incidents are the leading cause of death among youths, and the second leading cause among […]

CIFAL Philippines conducts seminar-workshop on road safety for youth

QUEZON CITY – In its mission of offering training opportunities to build capacities of leaders, CIFAL Philippines hosted Kabataan para sa Ligtas na Kalsada (Youth for Safer Roads), a seminar-workshop on responsible road use and road safety, supported by the Department of Transportaion (DOTR). Held on Saturday, 19 August 2017, the seminar-workshop gathered representatives from […]

Mega Manila cities share best practices in road safety policymaking during Road Safety Policy Dialogue

  QUEZON CITY – Local transport officials from Mega Manila cities shared their units’ best practices on road safety during a roundtable meeting organized by the University of the Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies – CIFAL Philippines (UPCIDS-CIFAL Philippines) in partnership with the UP National Center for Transportation Studies (UP NCTS) and the […]