THE STAR RATING FOR SCHOOLS LEAD PARTNERS

The Star Rating for Schools is a global partnership of those interested in improving the safety of children and ultimately delivering 3-star or better pedestrian journeys to, from and around schools. To facilitate the global delivery and oversight of the Star Rating for Schools programme, a range of world-leading NGO’s involved in school road safety provide the first point of contact for those seeking to undertake the Star Rating of roads around a school.

AIP Foundation

At AIP Foundation, our mission is to provide life-saving road safety knowledge and skills to low- and middle income countries. Our goal is to prevent the millions of avoidable road crash fatalities and injuries that happen on the world’s roads each year.
Established in 1999, AIP Foundation works in partnership with local governments and communities around the world to address road safety through our five gears: Targeted education, Communications for change, Global and legislative advocacy, Access to helmets and Research, monitoring, and evaluation

AMEND

Amend develops, implements and evaluates evidence-based programs to reduce the incidence of road traffic injury in Africa.  Our vision is a future in which vulnerable road users in sub-Saharan Africa are as safe as road users anywhere in the world.

Amend’s road safety work includes: population-based scientific studies and evaluations, community-based road safety programs, advocacy, light infrastructure, media campaigns, the social marketing of reflector-enhanced schoolbags, and more. All of our work is evaluated for efficacy and impact.

Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport – EASST

The Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) is an independent UK-registered charity whose mission is to save lives and prevent injuries by making road transport safer, greener and more sustainable for future generations.

Road crashes are the leading cause of death for young people in every world region, and globally account for more fatalities than diseases such as malaria. While, air pollution, a consequence of heavy congestion and a reliance on motorised transport, leads to millions of premature deaths every year.

Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA)

The mission of the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA) in terms of Mobility is to ensure that safe, affordable and clean systems of transport are available to all. The FIA is committed to working with its motoring and touring clubs and alongside authorities and other stakeholders to achieve accessible, sustainable and safe mobility for all.

The FIA represents millions of members worldwide with local clubs undertaking a range of school based education, advocacy and training programmes including Star Ratings for Schools.

Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez

The Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez is a non-profit NGO, based in Uruguay, composed of professionals from different areas with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

The objective of the Fundación is to promote children and adolescents´ safety as road users to reduce the number of deaths and injuries in road traffic crashes in Uruguay and the region, keeping Gonchi´s memory alive, a source of inspiration for our everyday work.

Child Health Initiative

The Child Health Initiative operates as a collaborative partnership, with a focus on global and national advocacy, research, and programme implementation.

The objective is to provide a voice for the particular needs and rights of children within transportation and urban mobility policymaking; to highlight the serious and costly health impacts on the young of unsafe roads and air pollution; and to demonstrate, through applied research, programmatic support and technical assistance, the many effective solutions that are available.

Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety

The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and its member NGOs are at the forefront of the global effort to save lives on the roads: leading projects and campaigns, working with communities and government, and advocating for road safety policies.

The NGOs are a key part of the road safety equation, as they make road safety an issue that is personal, real, and in need of urgent attention. They are instrumental in generating a demand from the public for safer roads, and when they base their interventions on evidence about what works, they can contribute in significant ways to saving lives on the roads.

Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP)

The non-profit Global Road Safety Partnership was formed in 1999.  The GRSP role is to create and support multi-sector road safety partnerships that are engaged with front-line good practice road safety interventions in countries and communities throughout the world.

GRSP plays a powerful role in capacity building and training of road safety practitioners, engage actively in advocacy at all levels, provide road safety programme coordination at the global level and are a recognised expert source of road safety knowledge and good practice.

International Road Federation (IRF)

The International Road Federation (IRF Geneva) is a global, independent, not-for-profit organisation with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Active since 1948, IRF (Geneva) is a membership-based organisation, representing leading corporate and institutional players drawn from the road and mobility sectors worldwide.

Its mission is to promote the development of roads and road networks that enable access and sustainable mobility for all. Its approach is centered on key strategic components of knowledge transfer & information sharing, connecting people, businesses and organisations and policy, advocacy and training.

As a not-for-profit organisation, based in Switzerland and with a presence and network over five continents, IRF provides a neutral and global platform for the road and mobility sectors.

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to protect kids on the move, at home and at play. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable.

Safe Kids works with an extensive network of more than 400 coalitions in the United States and with partners in more than 30 countries to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more.  Safe Kids has helped shape and pilot-test the Star Rating for Schools approach and application.

Youth for Road Safety (YOURS)

YOURS is a global organization that acts to make the world’s roads safe for youth.  Road crashes are the leading killer of young people globally.

Young people have a right to be adequately informed, consulted and empowered on road safety. YOURS believes that youth themselves have a vital role to help save lives on the world’s roads. After all, this is the biggest threat to their lives. Young people can do so much to contribute.

YOURS is a direct follow-up of the United Nations World Youth Assembly for Road Safety in 2007 and was officially launched in November 2009 during the opening ceremony of the First Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Moscow, Russia.

World Resources Institute (WRI)

WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities works to make urban sustainability a reality. Global research and on-the-ground experience in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey and the United States combine to spur action that improves life for millions of people.

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