The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 121 governments and has members -individuals, companies, authorities and organizations- in over 140 countries.

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International Winter Road Congress, Gdańsk 2018

International Winter Road Congress, Gdańsk 2018 - World Road Association

"First success for the XVth PIARC International Winter Road Congress 2018"

More than 290 abstracts, written by authors from around the world, were submitted for the XVth PIARC International Winter Road Congress 2018, covering the eight themes proposed.

The new Executive Committee met in Abu Dhabi

Executive Committee met in Abu Dhabi - World Road Association

The Executive Committee for the 2017-2020 period met for the first time in the United Arab Emirates from 28 February to 01 March 2017. It reviewed progress of the work of the World Road Association over the next four years.

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.

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.

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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.