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Access Exchange International
AEI is a non-governmental organization that focuses on accessible public transport for persons with disabilities and seniors in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. AEI promotes both accessible design of pedestrian infrastructure and transport systems and the accessible operation of such systems in a user-friendly and safe manner.  AEI provides workshops and helps lead events such as training seminars in accessible transport. The site provides access to resources and other helpful publications and links.

Department for International Development,United Kingdom
The Department for International Development (DFID) are active in addressing the range of issues covered by transport and social responsibility.

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

International Forum for Rural Transport and Development: “HIV/AIDS Transport Project
This regional project organized by the International Forum for Rural Transport and Development focuses on identifying how communities and their institutions are responding to the threat of HIV/AIDS along transit corridors and other areas of intensive transport operations.

International Labor Organization
This link gives access to the International Labor Organization sectoral page on transport (including civil aviation; railways; road transport). It provides access to a number of resources, links, related materials and upcoming conferences. It covers topics such as employment and working conditions; labor standards and social dialogue; and social protection, health, and safety (including HIV/AIDS).

International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) represents transport workers around the world and promotes their interests through global campaigning and solidarity. The site provides access to Transport International Magazine, news and materials related to road and urban transport, railways, tourism, fisheries, women and other.

Southern Africa Regional HIV/AIDS program, sponsored by USAID
The primary aim of the program is to target high transmission areas at cross border sites and to implement appropriate interventions. The countries participating in the program include Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The International Road Transport Union
The International Road Transport Union (IRU), through its national associations on every continent, assists bus and coach as well as taxi and truck operators throughout the world and briefs them on developments affecting their business.

Transport Research Laboratory,Crowthorne, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) are active in addressing the range of issues covered by transport and social responsibility.

UN ESCAP Transport and HIV/AIDS project
As part of its Transport, Communications, Tourism, and Infrastructure Development (TCTID) Division, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) sponsors an HIV/AIDS and the Transport Sector project.  The Web site includes an overview of the issues; objectives; activities and related resources/publications.

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