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Mexico’s ‘Right to Mobility’ Amendment Could Shift Road Safety Discourse and Save Thousands of Lives

On Nov 4, 2020
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We'll have lots of thoughts on US politics today, but first, here's an inspiring international story: Mexico just inscribed the right to safe mobility for all road users into its constitution, regardless of mode. Via @WRIRossCities. https://t.co/LOP0LLsjxM
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“As valuable as this step is, it is just one step. The work to translate this right to mobility from principle to action is the crucial next phase.”

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On Nov 4, 2020
@StreetsblogUSA shared
We'll have lots of thoughts on US politics today, but first, here's an inspiring international story: Mexico just inscribed the right to safe mobility for all road users into its constitution, regardless of mode. Via @WRIRossCities. https://t.co/LOP0LLsjxM
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Mexico’s ‘Right to Mobility’ Amendment Could Shift Road Safety Discourse and Save Thousands of Lives

Mexico’s ‘Right to Mobility’ Amendment Could Shift Road Safety Discourse and Save Thousands of Lives

“As valuable as this step is, it is just one step. The work to translate this right to mobility from principle to action is the crucial next phase.”

Mexico’s ‘Right to Mobility’ Amendment Could Shift Road Safety Discourse and Save Thousands of Lives

Mexico’s ‘Right to Mobility’ Amendment Could Shift Road Safety Discourse and Save Thousands of Lives

The impact of the constitutional change in Mexico has the potential to be profound. Photo by WRI México In a groundbreaking move for national road safety policy, Mexico has elevated to ...

What you need to know about the 'Swiss law first' referendum

What you need to know about the 'Swiss law first' referendum

On November 25th Swiss voters will be casting their ballots in what is one of the country's most significant referendums in recent years: the so-called 'Swiss law not foreign judges' ...

Xinhua Headlines: China calls for upholding right to development by safeguarding multilateral cooperation

Xinhua Headlines: China calls for upholding right to development by safeguarding multilateral cooperation

-- Apart from its consistent support to the full realization of the human right to development and its vigorous defense of multilateralism and international cooperation, China has been ...

Academics advancing the right to food

Academics advancing the right to food

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted in 1948 states that food is a basic human right. In December 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations marked an important milestone ...

Clear the Air

Clear the Air

Clean air is a human right In at least 155 countries, a healthy environment is recognized as a constitutional right. Obligations related to clean air are implicit in a number of ...

#DataProtectionDay in the MENA region: is there cause to celebrate?

#DataProtectionDay in the MENA region: is there cause to celebrate?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights stipulates that “no one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or

UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy

UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy

On the International Day of Democracy, the United Nations chief urged each Government to respect its citizens’ right to “meaningful participation” in the political process.