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Brand: United Nations / Topic: Road Safety Fund Initiative

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The UNECE Environmental Performance Review: VoiceOver recorded for the promotion of the UN Road Safety Fund initiative. The UN with their 11 participating UN organisations, private sector, civil society and governments, working to build a world where roads are safe for every user, everywhere!

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Vocal Characteristics

Language

English

Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

British

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
safe mobility lies at the heart of sustainable development. But every year 1.35 million people are killed on the world's roads. 50 million more are injured. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for young people, and developing countries bear the greatest burden on top of the enormous human suffering caused. The economic costs of poor road safety keep hundreds of millions in poverty. This is why the UN Road safety fund was created. Yeah, the United Nations Road Safety Fund was established to deliver a vision where all road users are safe everywhere in the world. This is critical to our collective efforts to accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development goals. I'm proud that you NBC holds the Secretariat of the Fund and I'm also confident that the funds target detection will solve millions of lives worldwide. The fund finances projects in low and middle income countries, targeting key gaps in their road safety systems. This is guided by the Global Framework Plan of Action for Road Safety, which advances the safe systems approach