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On July 1st 2008, France began its road safety awareness campaign

The Delegation for Road Safety

The Directorate of Road Traffic Safety (DSCR) is a central administration directorate created in 1982 within the Ministry of Equipment.

It became the Delegation for Road Safety and Traffic in 2008 and was attached to the Ministry of the Interior in 2012. In 2017, the Delegation for Road Safety and Traffic (DSCR) changes its name to become the Road Safety Delegation (RSD).

This led to the introduction of the yellow jackets to be kept in vehicles.

The French Ministry of Interior (Ministère de l´Intérieur) is at the heart of the State’s action throughout the country.

The International department (Direction de la Coopération Internationale/DCI) an active department of the French Police was set up in 2010. It is the first joint department of Police and Gendarmerie, created by a merger of the Police International Technical Cooperation service (SCTIP, set up in 1961) and the Gendarmerie International Cooperation sub-directorate (SICD, set up in 1985). Reporting to the heads of the Police and the Gendarmerie, the DCI contributes to the application of the Ministry’s international strategy and the implementation of France’s foreign policy in the fields covered by the Ministry of the Interior. It leads and coordinates all the international technical cooperation of the Ministry of the Interior, except for issues that are covered by the intelligence services.

So we can see how the yellow jackets were introduced in 2008, and   Ministry of Interior was attached to the RSD in 2012.

A UN Global Road Safety Trust Fund was established by United Nations Secretary-General, and was launched in New York on April 12, 2018.

On 1st October 2018,  Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, brought together the members of the FIA High Level Panel for Road Safety (HLP) in Paris.

Here is the FIA in a Youtube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SykQtch3q2Yshowing its links to the smart city agenda, notice that the company Qualcomm is in the mix.

Qualcomm is the leading developer of microchips and processors for mobile communication networks, they developed the first generation of 5G after buying out an Israeli company called DesignArt in 2012.

This FIA body brings together 57 leading personalities, from both the public and private sectors, committed to road safety worldwide. 

Macron announced a contribution of three million euros, which constitutes a first step, to the UN Road Safety Trust Fund from France.

France is the first country to contribute to this Fund, which has already received contributions from the FIA Foundation and  Total. 

One of the members of the FIA is Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Total  which has 2,200 petrol stations across the country.

Other members include World Bank Group,Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40, Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster, Chairman and CEO, InterEnergy Holdings who is also a director of the Clinton Foundation.

Rémy Rioux, CEO, French Development Agency (AFD)Rémy Rioux, CEO, French Development Agency (AFD)

French Development Agency is a public financial institution that implements the policy defined by the French Government.

Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, European Union (EU)

Peter Thomas Drennan, Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations (UN)

Liu Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

So the timeline ;

The UN begin a road safety trust 12th April 2018.

Woman begins a petition on FB in May just weeks later.

UN/FIA have Paris meeting 1st October 2018 about roads and safety.

Drouet uses FB to call for yellow vest protests on October 21st 2018.

FIA pushing the Smart City Agenda https://www.fia.com/smart-cities-season-2

Once again, the UN is involved in a  event that happens just prior to these riots, along with the French Govt, banks and Total.

Once again it is an Urban Mobility EU/UN initiative pushing for Smart cities.










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