NGO “Ukrainian Road Safety Association” (URSA) (Kiev, Ukraine).<br><br>• Website: http://www.roadsafety.org.ua/ <br>• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/roadsafety.org.ua <br><br>The NGO “Ukrainian Road Safety Association” (URSA) was founded in 2007 and registered in 2008. The organization promotes the united efforts of the state, public organizations, enterprises, the commercial sector and the media aimed at solving the road safety issue, and primarily at reducing injuries and fatalities due to road accidents. The URSA is an active member of “La Prevention Routiere Internationale” (PRI, The Netherlands), and has signed the Memorandum (MoU) with the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP, Switzerland).<br>During 7 years of its activity, the URSA has organized, hold and participated in over 200 road safety events (http://roadsafety.org.ua/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=category&cid=138&Itemid=223&lang=uk) of different formats of international and national scales, has implemented joint projects with partners of the “URSA” from different sectors of the economy (http://roadsafety.org.ua/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=category&cid=138&Itemid=223&lang=uk). <br>The organization has experience in implementing activities in various formats, which allow to hold the events most effectively in 5 directions of the road safety field, as stipulated in the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.<br>Since 2008, the “URSA” undertook the mission of establishing the Road Safety Partnership. Today, united under the slogan “Partnership for Road Safety” are many government, business organizations, NGOs, the media and citizens with an active lifestyle.<br>Since 2009, the URSA initiated and organizes the Road Safety Week annually in the third week of November in Ukraine. The Road Safety Week is a traditional road safety event in Ukraine, where representatives of all sectors of the economy summarize the results for the year and identify areas of cooperation for the next year. <br>Since 2008 the “URSA” facilitates the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in Ukraine.<br>The URSA actively promotes the Decade of Action for Road Safety. At the initiative of the URSA, the President of Ukraine made an appeal to the countrymen, in which he encouraged to support the global initiative of the United Nations on declaring the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety.<br>In April 2014, on our initiative of the URSA, the Research Institute for Economic and Managerial Issues of Road Safety was established in Kiev. One of the main objectives of the Institute is to reform the road safety management system in Ukraine.<br>In may 2014, the Draft Law “On Amending the Law of Ukraine “On Road Traffic” on the basic principles of the state policy on road safety” (№ 4927) was registered in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The URSA is a co-author of the Draft Law, along with 7 Members of Parliament. <br>The URSA is also engaged in the creation and maintenance of the permanent channels of communication and experience exchange between the Ukrainian and foreign experts, as well as takes an active part in lawmaking, standards development at the national level and initiates various activities and projects that have practical importance for the road safety in Ukraine.