European Federation of Road Traffic Victims

Fédération Européenne des Victimes de la Route (FEVR)
Europäische Vereinigung der Verkehrsunfallopfer Federazione Europea delle Vittime della Strada

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History

6 July 1991, Geneva (Switzerland), following a number of informal meetings. Also referred to as European Federation of Road Traffic Crash Victims. An umbrella organizations of over 20 national organizations. Statutes are supported by bylaws. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code. EU Transparency Register: 47172565855-96.

Aims

Ensure the provision of emotional and practical help and support to road crash victims, as well assistance with legal procedures; contribute to road safety by highlighting road danger and the causes of crashes in order to influence institutions and authorities to enforce road safety measures more effectively.

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Activities

Lobbies European governments to: take steps to halve the number of fatal road casualties in 10 years; harmonize and progressively improve safety norms; take measures to induce traffic calming. Lobbies manufacturers to promote vehicles which induce calm driving. Publicizes technical safety measures and juridical and social proposals for reduced impact of road injury on victims and their families; carries out major studies with the European Commission: circulates findings of these studies to all relevant organizations and organizes seminars and press conferences for this purpose; organizes roundtables, symposia and similar meetings. Member organizations have signed a Mutual Assistance Agreement to assist in cases of deaths and injuries resulting from crashes in their country. assistance to victims if the crash didn't happen the the victim's country of residence. Members also promote activities to reduce road danger. Collaborated with ECOSOC for: improvement of the legislation on the assistance to the victims or road traffic accidents.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros A).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 26 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D5053

Last News Received

2019
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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