Speech given by Gréta Gunnarsdóttir, Iceland’s Ambassador to the United Nations, on global road safety and the consequences of brain and spinal cord injuries.

greta gunnarsMr. President,

Road Safety is important for all States alike and Iceland is pleased to have cosponsored the resolution again this year. We are now in the fourth year of the Decade of Action for Road Safety. We have set ambitious goals to improve road safety, thereby preventing serious life-altering injuries and the loss of lives, aside from the economic costs involved with traffic accidents.

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