The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 122 governments and has members -individuals, companies, authorities and organizations- in over 140 countries.

XXVIth PIARC World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019 - World Road Association

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Special project "Positive Energy Roads" - World Road Association

Special project "Positive Energy Roads"

The World Road Association is launching a call for proposals for the "Positive Energy Roads" Special Project to be completed in 2019.

Deadline for submission: 15 February 2019

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XXVIth PIARC World Road Congress - World Road Association

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 6-10 October 2019

The theme of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Road Congress will be "Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies" and will host 150 presentations with more than 50 workshops and sessions.

Routes/Roads N° 379 available in digital version

Routes/Roads N° 379 available in digital version - World Road Association

This issue 379 of Routes/Roads (fourth quarter 2018) dedicated to the Urban mobility covers nine contributions from Argentina, Belgium, China, France, Japan and South Korea.
It also contains the latest news about PIARC activities.
It can be read on all supports! Office computer and laptop, tablet, smartphone....

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PIARC Online Manuals

RNO/ITS Manual - World Road Association

PIARC has published three interactive electronic Manuals, which are available online free of charge. These compendiums address Road Safety, Road Network Operations and ITS, and Tunnels.

Proceedings of Seoul Congress available for free access online!

General Report of the XXVth World Road Congress Seoul 2015

For the first time, the World Road Association makes available the Proceedings of its last World Road Congress in the form of a dedicated website.

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United Nations Decade of action

United Nations Decade of action - World Road Association

On 11 May 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/64/255 with the goal of improving road safety.

This text was followed by a presentation by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Baan Ki-Moon, of the Global Plan of Action for the Decade for Road Safety 2011-2020.