Hybrid Report Launch: Mobilizing Private Financing for Road Safety in LMICs
- June 7, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us on June 7th: Mobilizing Private Financing for Road Safety in LMICs
The World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) invites you to the launch of the Saving Lives Through Private Investment in Road Safety report.
The World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) invites you to the launch of the Saving Lives Through Private Investment in Road Safety report. Join us to learn about different business models and financing instruments to channel private investment into road safety projects.
We will explore the enabling environment for structuring investable road safety projects in a sample of countries, looking at the barriers and opportunities, and proposing risks and mitigation strategies, like blended finance mechanisms and stable revenue sources, for the long-term sustainability of road safety investments.
9:00 am: Welcome remarks by Nicolas Peltier, Global Director, Transport, World Bank Group
9:05 am: Opening remarks by Jean Todt, UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for Road Safety
9:15 am: Overview of the Saving Lives Through Private Investment in Road Safety Report (video)
9:20 am: Panel discussion and Q&A, with the participation of:
- Scott Cantor, Senior Financial Officer, Treasury, World Bank Group
- Rafael Alves, Investor Officer, International Finance Corporation
- Rosemary Addis, Global Ambassador of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment
- Ylva Wessen, President and CEO of FOLKSAM
- Saul Billingsley, Executive Director, FIA Foundation
- Sergio Santillan, CEO, EIXO-SP
Panel moderated by: Veronica Raffo, Senior Infrastructure Specialist for the Transport Global Practice, World Bank Group, and Daniel Pulido, Transport Sector Lead for early-stage project development and pre-investment work at the Global Infrastructure Department, International Finance Corporation.
10:10 am: Closing remarks by Hartwig Schafer, Vice President South Asia, World Bank Group