"Mother of the Emirates" Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak sponsors the international conference "Youth and safety on the road ... challenges and solutions

The Emirates Society for Traffic Safety and Family Development organizes an international youth conference

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the Family Development Foundation, President of the General Women's Union, the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood, the Emirates Traffic Safety Association, in cooperation with the Family Development Foundation, organizes the International Conference on Youth and Safety on the Road ... Challenges And solutions in November 2013 in Abu Dhabi. The organization is also involved in the organization of the International Organization for the Prevention of Road Accidents, the Arab Organization for Traffic Safety and the World Health Organization.

Mohammed Saleh Bin Badawi Al Darmaki, Chairman of the Emirates Traffic Safety Association, praised the support and support of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak for her keenness on the safety of young people from the dangers of traffic accidents and their awareness. He pointed out that this is an incentive for the association to continue its efforts in promoting the concepts of traffic safety for road users and to consolidate the principles of traffic culture in order to protect them from the dangers of traffic accidents and the resulting human and material losses.

He pointed out that one of the priorities of the wise leadership of the state is to prepare young people for the future and prepare the future for young people according to a forward-looking vision that has made the aspirations of young people the foundation of the strategies and plans adopted and the focus on an integrated system that guarantees the youth the right to health, safety, sound education and balanced education in a safe and protected environment. And provide him with all the elements that help him to develop his talents and refining his talents and make his way steadily in the arena of life.

He added that traffic accidents and the resulting deaths and injuries are one of the most important problems of the modern era. Traffic accidents are today the leading cause of death and serious injuries in some countries of the world and the social tragedies that result, and represent costs and burdens in terms of economic and health.

Ben Bidwa explained that the objectives and themes of the conference seek to understand the nature of this problem from a youth perspective, and to see his vision and the role he can play to change his traffic behavior and enhance his interaction in diagnosing reality and controlling options, encouraging youth involvement in volunteer work and enhancing his participation in public affairs. Its positive citizenship and its preparation to take responsibility and motivate it to participate in the formulation and implementation of various initiatives that will enhance the elements of traffic safety and protect it from the dangers of the road.

He said that the association aims to organize the international youth conference to highlight the dangers to the youth due to traffic accidents, as they are the most vulnerable group who drive their cars at crazy speeds and lack of adherence to the rules of traffic and traffic, resulting in irreparable losses, Statistics show that speed is the first cause of these incidents, which are the victims of dozens of citizens annually, and hundreds of injured, some of them are caught and others with permanent disability, and aims to increase awareness of the culture of traffic and youth and early formation on the proper behavior of the To deal with the road, not only on the basis of theory, but beyond the practice, pointing out that a large number of stakeholders and experts and specialists at the local and international levels will participate in the conference.

During the meeting, the Board of Directors discussed the results of the recent General Assembly meeting during which the Board members were renewed. The members of the Board also adopted the Board's administrative structure, which is as follows:

HE Mohammed Saleh bin Badawi Al Darmaki as Chairman of the Board of Directors, HE Saleh Rashid Al Dhaheri as Vice President, HE Mr. Hassan Ahmed Al Hossani as Secretary and HE Eng. Mohammed Abdullah Al Suwaidi as the Fund's Trustee. His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Fikri, HE Dr. Nasser Al-Zamouri, HE Fatima Mohammed Ishaq Al Awadi, HE Saeed Saif Al Qamzi.

The Council stressed the importance of the role of the Association in organizing the various events related to traffic safety and participation in the activities organized by other concerned parties in order to enhance its role to improve the level of traffic safety of road users and reduce traffic accidents and losses at the human and material levels.