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U.N.’s Ban Recognizes World Day Of Remembrance For Road Traffic Victims

In a message for the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, recognized on November 17, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “call[ed] for urgent action to make roads safer for all those who use them in an effort to save millions of lives worldwide,” the U.N. News Centre reports. “Ban applauded the fact that governments have agreed to a Decade of Action for Road Safety, 2011-2020, with the target of saving five million lives,” the news service writes. “Let us work to make more roads safe for all who use them. Together, we can save millions of lives,” Ban said, according to the news service (11/17).