The 6th UN Global Traffic Safety Week, which this year is celebrated between 17 and 23 May, call for 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits to be the norm for cities, towns and villages worldwide. UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) is a biennial global road safety campaign hosted by WHO.
Each UNGRSW has an advocacy theme. The theme for the 6th UNGRSW is Streets for Life, under the tagline #Love30. It brings together individuals, governments, NGOs, corporations, and other organizations from around the world to raise awareness of road safety and make changes that will reduce the number of road deaths.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- WHO was established on 7 April 1948.
- WHO is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health.
- WHO is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
- WHO current President is Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.