The World Bank’s updated Environmental and Social Framework provides new traffic safety safeguards applicable to all loans and grants with road construction components. It represents a major achievement for all safety advocates and echoes calls formulated by IRF.

In order to maximize the impact of this opportunity, ASEAN countries need to strategically prioritize their upcoming road and transport investments; missing road links need to be completed and existing road infrastructure links needs to be upgraded.

In 2015, Nexco East introduced a moveable barrier system in Japan, creating safer work zones along the Joban Expressway, north of Tokyo. Two of the main actors behind this project look back at how it came to life and the role of IRF.

On the occasion of IRF’s inaugural executive seminar on Road Network Safety Management, Abertis’ Jérôme Ferré presents a market leader’s vision for safer roads.

IRF organized a 2-day Asphalt and Concrete Pavement conference in Bogota, Colombia. More than 120 stakeholders gathered to share and discuss current best practices in design, construction and maintenance of their primary road networks.

IRF organized a 3-day workshop on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in Victoria Falls for road stakeholders in Zimbabwe to get abreast with present day dynamics in infrastructure financing.

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