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Funding opportunity for cities, NGOs, and road safety innovators

UN-HABITAT is launching a new road safety innovation challenge "MyCityMyLife" to support innovative, multi-stakeholder projects with a potential of replicating road safety solutions in Africa and Eastern Mediterranean cities. This call for Expression of Interest (EoI) is under the framework of UN-Habitat’s “Global Alliance of Cities for Road Safety” project funded by the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF).

The proposed solutions should follow the Safe Systems Approach (Safe Road Infrastructure, Multimodal Transport & Land Use Planning, Safe Vehicles, Safe Road Use, Post Crash Response) as stated in the Global Plan for Action 2021-2030. Cities of interest are the following (but not limited to): Lusaka in Zambia; Kumasi in Ghana; Cape Town in South Africa; Hawassa in Ethiopia; Kampala in Uganda; Kigali in Rwanda; Kisumu, Mombasa and Nakuru in Kenya; Maputo and Quelimane in Mozambique; Monrovia in Liberia; Irbid in Jordan; Cairo and Sohag in Egypt; and Tyre in Lebanon).


UN-Habitat will contribute financial resources up to USD 15,000 (Fifteen Thousand United States Dollars) for a maximum of 3 Agreements of Cooperation. The EOI shall make reference to counter-part contributions (cash and in-kind) of the applying entity. 

Submission requirements and contact information:

Expression of Interest must be delivered by email no later than 30 April 2024 to with the reference “EOI-MyCityMyLife-challenge-2024” in the subject of your email. Failure to indicate the reference may result in your proposal not being considered.

For any questions related to the application please write to:

Mr. Jordi Bosch Pla

Urban Basic Services Section – Urban Mobility

United Nations Human Settlements Programme


P.O. Box 30030 Nairobi, Kenya



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