• By 2025 all new urban mobility and rail projects supporting public transport services will be inclusive in their designs so as to incorporate key universal access features for people with disability and limited mobility.
  • Ensuring that equity considerations, including access to persons with disabilities, continue to remain at the forefront of the Sustainable Mobility for All initiative (SuM4All). Currently under this initiative a Global Roadmap of Action is being developed by over 50+ global actors in transport. Under the Universal Access theme (one of 5 themes) the roadmap will propose actionable recommendations with regard to access for persons with disabilities.
  • Advocate for enhanced road safety outcomes, given that road crashes are one of the most significant public health issues of the century, causing both death and disability. This work will be led by the Global Road Safety Facility which provides funding, knowledge, policy guidance, and technical assistance and generates research to leverage road safety investments in transport and health operations. New funding from DfiD and DHSC (UK Health Department) has been committed to support a specific research program on disability from road crashes. 
  • Enhanced due diligence on private sector projects.  IFC will consider ways to enhance its due diligence regarding disability inclusion, including encouraging clients to adopt Good International Industry Practice (GIIP) related to disability inclusion and access.  IFC will also prepare a Good Practice Note on DI in collaboration with CDC/DFID. Time Frame for Enhanced due diligence related commitment: 18 months.
  • Three quarters (75%) of Social Protection projects will be disability inclusive by 2025.
  • Increase the number of staff with disabilities in the WBG.  Currently, the Bank follows a process of voluntary disclosure of staff with disabilities.  The Bank commits to actively seeking to hire and retaining staff with disabilities, and to improving accessibility, services and inclusion.

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