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WDoR Foundation

About the foundation

The purpose of the Foundation is to ensure the widest possible awareness, throughout the globe, of the existence of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – a Day held on the third Sunday of November every year as “the appropriate acknowledgement for victims of road traffic crashes and their families”*, to engage with relevant actors within the UN Member States and the international community and help highlight through World Day observance and activities, including via the WDoR website and social media platforms, the continuous global road casualty count, its profound impact and urgency of efforts to halt it.

* based on UN Resolution 60/5 Improving Global Road Safety, adopted by UN General Assembly on 26 October 2005:  10. Invites Member States and the international community to recognize the third Sunday in November of every year as the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, as ‘the appropriate acknowledgement for victims of road traffic crashes and their families’. 

  • Promote worldwide observance of the World Day of Remembrance – as recognition and support for road crash victims, all those who come to their rescue and all who work at reducing and ending road deaths and injuries
  • Engage with and work in partnership with relevant actors within all UN member states and the international community – to increase knowledge about the World Day aims, maximise collective commemorations and mark the World Day  of Remembrance most meaningfully
  • Coordinate the production and sharing of annual promotion materials based on an agreed annual World Day theme ; offer to coordinate the agreement of those themes
  • Provide and administer the World Day website and social media platforms and coordinate the sharing and publication of information on and from those platforms
  • Communicate throughout the year with World Day event organizers and assist them with information and reminders regarding timely actions related to specific World Day events, publicity, etc.

Team Members

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Brigitte Chaudhry MBE

Brigitte Chaudhry MBE

Co-founder
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Bertrand Jardon

Bertrand Jardon

Co-founder
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Victoria Lebrec

Victoria Lebrec

Board Member
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Banita Fidyova

Banita Fidyova

Secretary General