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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Call for proposals open! Special Project "Contribution of road transport to sustainability and economic development"

Call for proposals "Contribution of road transport to sustainability and economic development" - World Road Association

The World Road Association launches an open call for proposals regarding the Special Project "Contribution of road transport to sustainability and economic development" to be produced in 2018.
Submission deadline: 28th February 2018.

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.

Routes/Roads N° 375 available in digital version

Routes/Roads N° 375 available in digital version - World Road Association

This issue 375 of Routes/Roads (fourth quarter 2017) devoted to the XVth International Winter Road Congress provides a preview of paper content selected among the 150 papers accepted for the Congress.
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.

Latest Publications

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.