World Day of Remembrance

(#WDoR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year – to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families and many others also affected, as well as reflect on the tremendous burden and cost of this daily continuing disaster.

FEVR has proposed since more than 10 years the slogan related to one of the Pillars of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety:

Road victims established this day:


Brigitte Chaudhry, former FEVR president and founder of RoadPeace (UK), came up with the idea in 1993 which was than supported by all FEVR members. From 1995, Road Victim Advocacy NGOs under the umbrella of FEVR, observed this Day – first as European Day of Remembrance, but soon as World Day when NGOs from South Africa, Argentina and Israel joined.

WHO, FEVR and RoadPeace have jointly developed a booklet

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: a guide for organizers it can also be downloaded in Russian, Farsi & Spanish Here

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For the 25th WDoR Anniversary celebrated in November 2018 in Barcelona FEVR had produced a booklet
WD 25 booklet 1 part
WD 25 booklet 2nd part

For the next decade FEVR wants to work with all Road Victims worldwide to further develop the WD in the next decade