Governments: helping you on the road to progress
As the world looks to support the United Nations’ latest Sustainable Development Goals, transport, mobility and sustainability remain at the heart of every government’s agenda.
For countries large and small, governments are rapidly seeking solutions to national challenges such as urban congestion, rural transport, mobility, cleaner, greener transport, road and passenger safety, and security of their borders.
IRU, as the voice of the road transport industry, is well positioned to support governments - in particular transport, environment and planning ministries - to leverage road transport to ensure a better overall quality of life. By connecting roads, networks and people, our sector has the potential to improve distribution of wealth through economic, social and environmental development.
Joining IRU connects governments to leading figures, policymakers and the key stakeholders involved in the dialogue around transport, mobility, trade and sustainability. IRU networks and events also provide a vibrant forum for peers to collaborate around the world and benefit from best practices applied in other regions.
The voice of the road transport industry
IRU represents the road transport industry worldwide. Our membership body is made up of national goods and passenger transport associations, together with businesses, governmental organisations and academia.
Members benefit from having their say in policymaking on critical issues that affect not only the transport industry, but society at large. Cleaner, greener, safer transport, access to mobility, improved safety, security, community and concern for the environment are all issues that IRU lobbies for and speaks out on.
A history of NGO partnerships
As a non-governmental organisation itself, IRU is well positioned to foster partnerships and collaborations with NGOs. Organisations active in the field of economic and sustainable development, poverty alleviation, mobility, community, transport, logistics, urban planning, socio-economic geography, international relations, environmental management, clean technologies or the future of transport will benefit from IRU membership by being connected to the leading voice in the road transport industry, accessing events and a global network of public figures and business leaders.
Why become an IRU partner?
We operate in over 100 countries, across all five continents, working with businesses, industry experts, CEOs, politicians and researchers involved in mobility and sustainability – at regional, national or global level. Non-governmental organisations can draw on our vast network, services, advocacy and our deep knowledge pool.
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