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21 April 2011
Stockholm staged 5th working meeting of IRF Policy Committee on Intelligent Transport Systems

The IRF Policy committee on Intelligent Transport Systems met in Stockholm, Sweden, on 9 & 10 March for its 5th working meeting.

20 April 2011
Attending the 64th Biennial Session of the UN-ECE

The 64th Biennial Session of the UN Economic Commission for Europe was held in Geneva from 29-31 March 2011. 

11 March 2011
IRF presents at the PIARC Seminar “Reducing Carbon Footprint in Road Construction” in New Delhi

The Indian Road Congress (IRC) and the World Road Association (PIARC) in association with IRF and AASHTO have jointly organized in New Delhi on 17-19 February an international seminar on “Reducing Carbon Footprint in Road Construction”.

10 March 2011
Inaugural World Congress and Exhibition on Infrastructure Asset Management

From 22 till 24 February the inaugural World Congress and Exhibition on Infrastructure Asset Management took place in Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur, under the patronage of Malaysia’s Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Well Being, Dato’ Raja Nong Chik Dato; Raja Zainal Abidin. The Congress was hosted by the Institute for Infrastructure Asset Management (IIAM) from Albany, New York in the United States and PwmGroup Malaysia.

09 March 2011
CHANGER launch in India

The IRF India Chapter organized in Delhi on 15th February a major meeting to present CHANGER - the IRF Greenhouse Gas Calculator for Road Infrastructure - to Indian authorities and stakeholders.

02 February 2011
Partners on Low Carbon Transport meet

IRF, through the global Transport Knowledge Partnership (gTKP), is part of the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport project. The SLoCaT Partnership works to improve the knowledge on sustainable low carbon transport, help develop better policies and catalyse the implementation thereof.

02 February 2011
Launch of IRF Environment Policy Statement in Geneva, Delhi and Washington

A landmark Environment Policy Statement was released by the International Road Federation on 24th January. The new Policy Statement reinforces IRF’s member resolve to be at the vanguard of efforts to further improve the environmental performance of the road sector. Three events organized respectively in Geneva, New Delhi and Washington D.C. marked the launch and offered the opportunity for a debate.

02 February 2011
Stakeholders meet to discuss improvement of institutional mechanisms for the collection, analysis and dissemination of transport data in developing countries

Transport data, especially reliable one, is vital for supporting transport policy-making as well as planning investments in transport. The need for improvement of transport data is especially felt in developing countries and there is a consensus among the key stakeholders that endeavours to improve transport data in developing countries should be part of a global effort.

02 February 2011
CHANGER launch in India

The IRF India Chapter is convening an event on 15th February in New Delhi to introduce CHANGER – the IRF GHG Calculator for road infrastructure. The event will be the occasion to illustrate the results obtained with the tool on five Indian projects.

01 February 2011
IRF presents views in joint UNECE/PPIAF/BSEC PPP capacity building event

From 15 to 17 December 2010 the Black Sea Economic Commission Head Quarters in Istanbul, Turkey, staged a joint event by UNECE, World Bank’s Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), BSEC and the International PPP Platform Turkey on capacity building in Public-Private Partnerships.

01 February 2011
Join the IRF Policy Committee on ITS in Stockholm on 9 & 10 March!

The IRF Policy Committee on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) is facilitating the exchange of experience of ITS experts from all over the world on the important role of ITS in achieving key transport policy objectives and on the latest progress in the development of ITS action plans and strategies.

17 December 2010
IRF Working Group ‘Safer Roads’ meeting

Hilton Vorster chaired the 6th meeting of the IRF Working Group ‘Safer Roads’ on 24 December 2010, organised in conjunction with the 5th IRF Regional Conference ‘Institutional Arrangements for Reduction of Road Fatalities’ organised in New Delhi on 25-26 November 2010.

17 December 2010
Australian Infrastructure Trade Mission to meet with IRF

A trade mission composed of road sector industry leaders met with IRF Geneva Chairman, K. K. Kapila, and IRF Geneva Director General, Sibylle Rupprecht, in Delhi to discuss infrastructure opportunities in India.

17 December 2010
Summit Meeting of the IRF

Last week the IRF Geneva chairman, Kiran K. Kapila, and the IRF Washington chairman,Brian Harris, met in Geneva to discuss the way forward for the International Road Federation.

16 December 2010
IRF presenting at key road summit in Poland

Upon invitation by the Institute for International Research, IRF Geneva’s PPP expert Caroline Visser spoke at a key road event, the Polish Road Infrastructure summit 2010, held in Poland’s capital of Warsaw on 29 and 30 November.

16 December 2010
IRF participates as stakeholder during EasyWay Annual Forum 2010

EasyWay is a project driven by national road authorities and operators, coming from the 27 EU member states, for Europe-wide ITS deployment on the Trans European Road Network. IRF’s Caroline Visser was invited to take part in the stakeholder session during the EasyWay Annual Forum 2010, which was held from 16 till 18 November in Lisbon, Portugal.

16 December 2010
Road Infrastructure Safety Forum: New Challenges Ahead

IRF Road Safety Programmes Manager Maria Novikov attended the Road Infrastructure Safety Forum organised by the European Union Road Federation (ERF) in Brussels on 14 December 2010. 

16 December 2010
IRF holds its 5th IRF Regional Conference on Road Safety

IRF India chapter held its 5th Regional Conference on Road Safety from 25-26 November 2010 in New Delhi, India.

16 December 2010
IRF Geneva Directors meet in New Delhi, India

The first meeting of the Board of Directors of IRF Geneva under its new chairman, K. K. Kapila, was held in New Delhi, the home city of its chairman. The directors, coming from many parts of the world, had long and lively discussions on important strategic issues. IRF Geneva has initiated many actions and changes in 2010 which will reflect positively on its members.

16 November 2010
UN Road Safety Collaboration prepares for Decade of Action

The period 2011-2020 was proclaimed Decade of Action for Road Safety by the UN General Assembly in March 2010. Pursuant to this, the UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) has elaborated a brief document aiming to guide governments in planning their activities to implement the Decade of Action nationally by addressing 5 pillars: management, road infrastructure, vehicle design, road users and post-crash care.

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