FISEVI 2018Daniele D'Onofrio
Last 12 and 13 of June, CITA took an active role in the International Forum on Child Road Safety (FISEVI), organised in Buenos Aires by the Gonzalo Rodríguez Foundation (Uruguay).
FISEVI is a an exchange forum between stakeholders playing a significant role in road safety. Its main goal is to promote the exchange of knowledge, experiences and best practices for the development of road safety management in different action areas raging from the creation and implementation of public policies to actions led by civil society organisations and/or private bodies.
The forum was attended by government officials from Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile. Between the main speakers there were the Minister of Transport of Argentina, Mr Gustavo Dietrich, and the Director of the National Road Safety Agency of Argentina (ANSV), Mr Carlos Pérez.
CITA was represented by Mr Marcelo E. Martínez, chairperson for its Regional Advisory Group Central & South America. On behalf of CITA, he adhered to the “Declaration of Buenos Aires for Child Road Safety”. As for the technical presentation, CITA was supported by Applus Argentina: its Country Manager, Mr Marcelo Ferraro, spoke about how ITV collaborates in the maintenance of vehicles, and about new technologies applied in the review processes. This was discussed in the session “New technologies for safer vehicles”, moderated by Mrs Elena de la Peña, Deputy Director General of the Spanish Association of the Road (AEC).