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24th March 2017 Final event of AMAK’s Road Safety Education project in Baku recognises children’s achievements and promotes sustainability.
24th March 2017 New Joint International Policing Hub hears about EASST's police reform initiatives in Moldova, and how working hand in hand with police has reduced road casualties.
10th March 2017 The Ministry of Education offers it’s support to EASST partner, Make Roads Safe Hellas, in introducing Road Safety education to schools across Chania.
7th March 2017 EASST partner, Gela Kvashilava writes about the important need for urban transport development in Georgia.
7th March 2017 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety, to play key role Georgia’s new National Strategy for Sustainable Urban Transport.
7th March 2017 EASST partner Chinara Kasmambetova has been appointed to the Kyrgyz Government’s new Public Council where she will be able to fully promote road safety at a national level.
21st February EASST partners AMAK work the ADA and Qafqaz University students to organise inter-school road safety competitions as part of the EASST road safety education project.
15th February 2017 EASST partner Road Safety Kyrgyzstan's 2016 Annual Report "Saving Lives on the roads through raising education and awareness" is now available.
3rd February 2017 The Young Generation of Tajikistan work to reduce road safety risks to pedestrians and other road users along the Somoni Avenue highway.
3rd February 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan pilot EASST's Road Safety Education Pack in schools around Bishkek.
12th January 2017 Thanks to tireless work of EASST partners in Georgia and many others, the Georgian Government has approved a new national road safety action plan for 2017.
Since being injured in a road crash Serghey Drozdovskiy has dedicated his life to helping people with disabilities and building a society that is free from barriers. Read his story.
12th January 2017 Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club survey identifies key mobility and accessibility needs of disabled road users in Belarus.
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15th December 2016 EASST partners take part in the first Global Forum for Road Safety Legislators meeting in London.
14th December 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), report 21% decline in the number of road crashes involving taxis.
14th December 2016 The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan delivers road safety education to 800 Baku school children.
13th December 2016 Over 200 taxi drivers receive essential road safety training in Baku, Azerbaijan.
5th December 2016 Partnership for Road Safety launch new initiative to promote cycling as a mode of sustainable transport in Tbilisi.
5th December 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova showcase huge results at the conclusion of their Sober and Safe Villages campaign.
28th November 2016 EASST partners from Azerbaijan, Belarus and Moldova join forces to train road traffic police in Minsk.
28th November 2016 Partnership for Road Safety in Georgia contribute case study to the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety webinar series on road risk.
21st November 2016 EASST partner marks the World Day of Remembrance with ceremony in Victory Square, Bishkek.
18th November 2016 We highlight our work on post-crash response to mark this year’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
18th November 2016
18th November 2016 EASST and our Kazakh Partner, Common Road, recently spent a week in Aktobe promoting the EASST Road Safety Education Pack.
18th November 2016 Ministers of 11 CAREC countries have given their endorsement to a new and ambitious road safety strategy that could greatly reduce road casualties in the region.
14th November 2016 In recognition of our Hi-Visibility Recycling Scheme in Moldova, EASST and Kier Group are very proud to have won a Green World Award.
11th November 2016 World Bank feature highlights the importance of the Safe Villages project initiated by EASST partner the National Road Safety Council Armenia.
11th November 2016 A new LED strobe light and accompanying road signs provide an extra warning to drivers that pedestrians are crossing.
11th November 2016 The Sober and Safe Villages advocacy campaign continues in central and southern regions of Moldova.
11th November 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), hold road safety lessons for children at the Theatre of Young Talents.
28th October 2016 FIRE AID Mission to Tajikistan 2016
24th October 2016 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety, propose new Road Safety Working Group at Brussels meeting.
21st October 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova are starting to see improvements in the driving behaviour of local taxis as a result of their seatbelt advocacy campaign.
17th October 2016 EASST partner, the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club host HRH Prince Michael of Kent during a recent visit to Minsk.
14th October 2016 EASST's Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, works with the WHO to promote road safety for kids.
14th October 2016 National decision-makers meet to plan future road safety initiatives in rural Tajikistan.
14th October 2016 Researchers from the Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University have designed and installed a new pedestrian crossing device to warn drivers of people crossing the road and to slow down.
12th October 2016 Cutting road fatalities through first global online training course, run by EASST, Cranfield University and IRU Academy.
10th October 2016
10th October 2016 The Young Generation of Tajikistan have been visiting rural villages offering Road Safety education to local communities.
7th October 2016
26th September 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova presents road safety at the 15th International Security Exhibition in Chisinau.
26th September 2016 EASST partner, Make Roads Safe Hellas, continue to engage kids in road safety learning with a series of events marking both European Mobility Week and World Car Free Day.
26th September 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, takes part in a successful workshop focusing on road safety in professional road transportation.
16th September 2016 Donations of high-visibility clothes are distributed to agricultural workers in Moldova.
14th September 2016 EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova encourages road safety learning at the launch of the National Partol Inspectorate's Junior Police Troop.
9th September 2016 New statistics prompt EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, to increase the safety of taxi services in Chisinau.
5th September 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, continues their campaign to combat drink driving.
5th September 2016 The new Alliance Advocate training was organised by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety at the FedEx Headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee.
22nd August 2016 During recent visits to rural villages in Kazakhstan EASST’s local partner, the Common Road, highlight the importance of children’s road safety.
15th August 2016 EASST’s Kazakh partners have been identifying local road safety needs as part of the EBRD’s South West Corridor Road Rehabilitation project.
12th August 2016 EASST partner, the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) are promoting road safety and mobility as “an inherent right and equal opportunity for all people in Belarus”.
12th August 2016 This recognition comes as a result of the environmental success of our Hi-Visibility Recycling Scheme in Moldova.
8th August 2016 EASST partner, the Young Generation of Tajikistan, receives overwhelming local support for their new ‘Safe Villages’ project to promote road safety in the Zarafshan Valley.
5th August 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) continue their drink-driving campaign to promote ‘Sober and Safe Villages’ in Moldova.
The Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) call for action against the life impacting mobility issues and road risks faced by people with disabilities everyday.
15th July 2016 EASST partner, the Partnership for Road Safety have been visiting schools along the E60 highway to teach kids how to stay safe of the road.
15th July 2016
15th July 2016
15th July 2016 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety delivers road safety training sessions to safe driving amongst professional drivers.
15th July 2016 Partnership for Road Safety, EASST’s partner in Georgia, have been visiting regional schools to teach children how to stay visible and safe on the road.
Road and transport safety is a growing public health concern in Georgia. EASST partner, the Partnership for Road Safety, calls for action in the form of integration, partnership and strategy.
6th July 2016 The Mission of Georgia to the UN and the FIA Foundation are inviting participants to join them at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 13th July for a briefing on Safe and Sustainable Mobility for Children in the Global Goals.
4th July 2016 EASST Director Emma MacLennan speaks about the importance and practicalities of establishing partnerships in Road Safety at the University of Birmingham’s Senior Road Executives Programme 2016.
27th June 2016 Evaluation of the TRACECA Road Safety II project confirms its success and provides endorsement for future road safety capacity building in the region.
24th June 2016 In conjunction with the Baku Grand Prix, EASST partner AMAK (National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan) launched two new projects on raising public awareness on the importance of road safety and conduct.
24th June 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova launches a series of workshops aimed at raising parents’ knowledge of child road safety.
17th June 2016 EASST’s partner ‘Road Safety’ exhibit new child appropriate road safety resources at USAID conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
7th June 2016
3rd June 2016 To mark Children’s Day EASST partner Road Safety install new high-quality road signs outside school
31st May 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, receives high praise as it makes children safer on the roads.
31st May 2016 EASST’s Tajikistan partner pave the way for safer routes to school by identifying key road risks around local schools.
17th May 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova tackles the dangers of drink driving in rural villages
17th May 2016
6th May 2016 A ground-breaking pilot programme has been carried out in Moldova to see if ‘Speed Awareness’ courses for drivers can have an impact on driving behaviour.
3rd May 2016 The Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) has been working with a Minsk orphanage to help children learn the rules of the road.
28th April 2016 EASST partner Road Safety Kyrgyzstan slow speeding on dangerous road in Bishkek
28th April 2016 EASST partners in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan take part in the CAREC Road Safety Workshop to encourage regional road safety cooperation.
26th April 2016 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan ‘Road Safety’ has been developing an interactive programme to teach road safety to kids.
21st April 2016 ACM and EASST study concludes that persons with disabilities are facing moderate to severe difficulties with transport in Moldova.
19th April 2016 EASST partner and Director of “Road Safety”, Chinara Kasambatova has been pursuing the Kyrgyz government to take up a new road safety agenda
19th April 2016 The Georgian Minister’s address launched a one-day seminar organised by the Georgian Land Transport Association in cooperation with the IRU Academy focussing on the future of fleet management and training.
19th April 2016 EASST is delighted to announce Max Mosley as its new Patron.
13th April 2016 EASST partner Make Safe Roads Hellas and the Greek Society of Regional Scientists hold workshop on Road Safety and Tourism in the Peloponnese.
12th April 2016 EASST partner Make Roads Safe Hellas (MRSH) have been using EASST’s new educational resources to engage kids in road safety learning.
7th April 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, stages a flashmob with school children to promote pedestrian safety in Moldova’s capital.
7th April 2016 EASST’s partner in Georgia, Partnership for Road Safety, launches new project to reduce road traffic collisions and fatalities on the E-60 Highway, the country’s main East-West route.
5th April 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, the Public Association “Road Safety” has conducted a survey among drivers in Bishkek looking at six key areas: reasons behind road traffic collisions; seat belt usage; speeding; pedestrian awareness; driving instruction; and penalties.
17th March 2016 BKA celebrates a decade of success and a 47% reduction in road traffic collisions since 2005.
10th March 2016 EASST's partner organization in the Kyrgyz Republic ‘Road Safety’ releases a new video titled “Do not Exceed the Speed”
10th March 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, the Road Safety Association, delivers first aid training as part of the TRACECA “Road Safety 2” project
10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova joins the Petrom for your Child’s Safety campaign.
10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, encourages children to be more responsible road users
10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova marks World Automobile Day by promoting road safety among young people.
10th March 2016 EASST partner organisation, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), in partnership with the National Patrol Inspectorate (NPI) organized a road safety flash mob dedicated to pedestrians on the Dacia Boulevard in Chisinau with special guest, pop star, Ala Zasmenco.
1st March 2016 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan launch new road safety project for children
10th February 2016 An article written by EASST Advisor Gela Kvashilava published in Georgia Today, February 2016.
26th January 2016 The Partnership for Road Safety Foundation, met with the mayor of Gori City and the Gori youth organisation 'It's Time' on the 22nd January 2016 to sign a memoradum of understanding regarding a new joint project.
19th January 2016 EASST's Director Emma MacLennan features in the December 2015 edition of Crisis Response Journal.
14th January 2016 EASST is delighted to announce the inclusion of Make Roads Safe Hellas (MRSH) among our EASST partner organisations. MRSH has been working in Greece since 2008 to raise road safety higher on the political agenda. It has also been leading a highly successful trans-national cooperation for a South East Europe free of high risk roads – the SENSoR Project.
13th January 2016 In November 2015, EASST's Moldovan partner Automobile Club of Moldova, together with the REPEMOL project and the National Patrol Inspectorate launched a pilot scheme aimed at educating school children, along with their parents and teachers, about the importance of road safety.
13th January 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova, with EASST funding and in partnership with the REPEMOL project and the National Patrol Inspectorate organized a sample road safety lesson for primary school teachers, to demonstrate just how engaging and informative they can be about this crucial subject.
9th December 2015 At a gala luncheon in the Savoy in London on December 8th 2015, EASST received recognition by HRH Prince Michael of Kent who presented the team with his prestigious International Road Safety Award.
7th December 2015 Following a successful scoping visit in March 2015 funded by UK DFID, a team from FIRE AID returned to the mountainous Central Asian country of Tajikistan to continue their cooperation with emergency services in Tajikistan.
4th December 2015 The Ministry of Internal Affairs is launching a new traffic security program to increase safety and raise awareness of the rights and responsibilities of drivers, passengers and pedestrians.
25th November 2015 EASST and the Kier Group were delighted to be presented with an International Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice at an Award Ceremony at the House of Commons on November 16th 2015.
24th November 2015 EASST staff and partners played a substantial role in the 2nd Global Road Safety Conference in Brazil from November 16-19th.
15th November 2015 Across the EASST region, our road safety partners commemorated road traffic victims on the annual day of remembrance, 15th November.
29th October 2015 EASST Advisor Mike Pitney returned to Lviv in September 2015 to explore the delivery of road safety training to trainee firefighters at the Lviv Institute for Fire Safety.
19th October 2015 The World Health Organisation publishes 2015 report showing that road casualties remain a critical issue for global health.
16th October 2015 EASST partners from nine countries gathered in Tbilisi from October 5th-9th for the first ‘All EASST’ General Meeting. The event was an opportunity to report on projects and developments in each EASST partner country.
13th October 2015 EASST Advisor Chinara Kasmambetova took part in the multi-stakeholder consultation on road safety in Geneva, by invitation of the UNECE.
29th September 2015 In cooperation with the traffic police, EASST’s road safety partner in Belarus has developed a mobile app for children to help them learn the rules of the road in a fun and interactive way.
23rd September 2015 Drink driving is a leading cause of road traffic collisions, injuries and deaths globally. With this in mind, EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) has been carrying out its “Don’t Drink and Drive!” campaign during July-September 2015 with the aim of reducing drink driving in Moldova.
9th September 2015 2015 proves a busy year so far for EASST's Armenian partner, The National Road Safety Council NGO
30th July 2015 Special event held in Comrat district of Moldova to hand over donations
17th August 2015 TRACECA project presentation in Kyrgyzstan demonstrates the direct benefits of high standards in vehicle inspection
12th August 2015 “Are our children safe on the roads?” asks EASST’s partner the Belarussian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA).
10th August 2015 Following tremendous work from the FIA Foundation and the global road safety community over the last 3 years, the UN has agreed to include road safety targets in its post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.
28th July 2015 Chinara Kasmambetova of 'Road Safety' Kyrgyzstan, together with The Head of Traffic Police Internal Affairs and the Bishkek Mayor's office are to form an Advisory Group to target all aspects of road safety in the Kyrgyzstan capital.
22nd July 2015 In a bid to get families to think about their safety on the roads, EASST partner the Belarussian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) has been asking Belarusian families “What Does Your Family Mean To You?”
10th July 2015 In the Kakheti region of Georgia, where tourism and the wine industry are central to the local economy, roads play a critical role in connecting people.
3rd July 2015 EASST Advisor Chinara Kasmambetova participates in a live TV discussion on 'Driving Culture'.
29th June 2015 Chinara Kasmambetova joins the commission following recommendation by the Traffic Police and is the commission’s civil society representative.
29th June 2015 Since 2010 an annual contest has taken place for Tajikistan’s Young Road Inspectors (YIR) with the organisers marking its fifth year in June 2015.
18th June 2015 Along with Liana Ghukasyan of the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), EASST’s Emma MacLennan and Poghos Shahinyan have been conducting training on how to advocate for road safety at three sub-regional workshops involving delegates from 10 countries.
16th June 2015 EASST Advisor Mike Pitney of Kent Fire and Rescue Service returns to Ukraine to continue fire and rescue donations.
16th June 2015 Attended by EASST partner, Chinara Kasmambetova, the Commission for Road Safety of Kyrgyzstan met on 29th May 2015 chaired by the Vice Prime Minister A. Mamatalieva.
14th June 2015 An alliance of UK organisations have continued their effective partnership to deliver fire and rescue aid to the Republic of Moldova – a country with limited fire and rescue capability and the third highest road fatality rate in Europe.
12th June 2015 EASST's Tajik partners completes successful delivery of its EASST sponsored project improving road safety for young people in the Firdavsi district of Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe.
3rd June 2015 EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) together with “Foisor Fermecat” have produced a video to support the Third UN Global Road Safety Week on “children and road safety”.
31st May 2015 On 15th May 2015 EASST organised and hosted a panel discussion on ‘Effective Local Stakeholder Partnerships to Improve Road Safety’ at the Annual Meeting of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Tbilisi, Georgia.
29th May 2015 Thanks to a donation by Kier Group, Moldovan farmers in the village of Lăpuşn who use horse carts for transport have received all-weather, high visibility clothing to improve their safety on the roads.
18th May 2015 On 30th April 2015, EASST’s partner the Automobile Club of Moldova presented a Risk Map for major national roads in Moldova within the SENSoR (South Eastern Neighborhood Routes) project.
12th May 2015 During May 2015, the Automobile Club of Moldova is carrying out a series of actions within the Third UN Global Road Safety Week dedicated to children's safety #SaveKidsLives.
10th May 2015 Our local partner Road Safety NGO promotes UN Global Road Safety Week 2015
6th May 2015 On 30th April 2015, EASST's local partner in Moldova launched its activites to mark UN Global Road Safety Week - dedicated this year specifically to child safety.
4th May 2015 EASST's partner organisation in Tajikistan continues its "Improvement of Road Safety through Education” project in Dushanbe.
16th April 2015 A high-level delegation from the Moldovan Police IT Service visited the UK earlier this month to learn lessons about speed cameras, traffic monitoring and driver offender rectification.
13th April 2015 From the 16th-20th February 2015, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), along with their client Adjaristsqali Georgia (AGL), supported a Road Safety Awareness Campaign in the towns of Shuakhevi and Khulo, in Adjara, Georgia.
7th April 2015 EASST and FIRE AID representative, Julie Utting, attended the third global conference on disaster risk reduction in Sendai during March 2015 with over 6,000 other delegates from across the globe who convened in Japan.
6th April 2015 During March 2015, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) with partners delivered road safety training for over 700 employees of Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF), the largest electricity distributor in Moldova.
6th April 2015 EASST Moldova partner Serghei Diaconu and Director Emma MacLennan were invited by Bloomberg Philanthropies to give evidence on effective road policing and anti-corruption strategies.
24th March 2015 During March 2015, a team from FIRE AID with EASST representatives travelled to Tajikistan to meet with various stakeholders involved in emergency response, with a particular focus on the response to road traffic collisions which currently cause 18.1 deaths per 100,000 population – a considerably high road death rate.
6th March 2015 Within the framework of the EU TRACECA II Project, a series of workshops have been held in Bishkek involving EASST partners from Armenia, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan.
27th February 2015 A paper on “Cross-Cultural Comparison of Iran-Georgia Major Driving Behavior Problems” has been presented at the 4th International Road Safety Congress in Tehran, Iran on February 18th 2015.
9th February 2015 The Partnership for Road Safety Foundation is starting road safety education and awareness raising project targeting local communities living in the Kakheti region of Georgia.
15th January 2015 EASST's Kyrgyz partner joins the Road Safety Commission by approval of the Prime Minister.
13th January 2015 In December 2014, research initiated by the National Institute for Strategic Studies was presented on the topic “Volumes of Car Accidents in the Kyrgyz Republic and Measures to be Taken”.
12th January 2015 The Partnership for Road Safety hosted an international road safety workshop in Batumi, Georgia, bringing together professionals from Europe, South Caucasus, Middle East and Central Asia.
18th December 2014 The Automobile Club of Moldova held a series of events in early December 2014 to mark the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ with the purpose of raising awareness of the challenges faced every day by those with disabilities.
9th December 2014 Funded by the European Union, EASST has assisted with the organisation and delivery of three sub-regional workshops held in Chisinau, Tbilisi and Almaty between 22nd October and 5th November 2014 with the theme of ‘’Road Safety Fundamentals and Interventions’’.
2nd December 2014 During November 2014, a small project team from EASST and Operation Florian visited the Republic of Moldova to evaluate the use of the 4 fire engines donated earlier in May 2014 and to plan future cooperation between the UK and Moldova.
2nd December 2014 EASST's Belarus Partner - Belarussian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA) - together with the Road Traffic Police Department of Minsk and with support from EASST, has recently produced two road safety videos to be shown across national television channels.
20th November 2014 Events were held in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova to honour 2014 World Remembrance Day for Traffic Victims
19th November 2014 On 28-29th of October 2014, EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova organised in Chisinau the launch event of the South East Neighborhood Safe Routes (SENSOR) project in Moldova.
10th November, 2014 EASST’s Ukrainian partner ‘Road Safety Support Foundation,’ together with Shell Ukraine and the State Traffic Police Department, have begun the second phase of the regional road safety campaign ‘Parents-Drivers’.
24th October 2014 On 5th October 2014, EASST’s road safety partner in Kyrgyzstan took part in the 3rd annual Pedestrian Paradise festival in Bishkek.
22nd October 2014 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner ‘Road Safety NGO’ begins to address road safety for those with disabilities.
18th September 2014 Road crash data for 2012-2014 just released by the Municipal Transport Department of Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau, shows how effective local partnership can reduce road injuries and fatalities across all modes of public transport.
15th September 2014 EASST is pleased to announce its new partnership with Young Generation of Tajikistan to reduce the number child injuries and fatalities in the Firdavsi District.
3rd September 2014 EASST's partner The Automobile Club of Moldova have organised a series of follow up actions to its “Bright, Seen and Safe” fundraising event in their aim to reduce the number of child fatalities.
1st September 2014 The EBRD and EASST continue their successful cooperation in Moldova.
5th August 2014 The Ukrainian Traffic Police reports that between 200,000 and 220,000 road traffic collisions take place each year in Ukraine. A third of those involve injury and resulted in over 5,000 fatalities over the past year – almost a 10% increase compared to the previous period.
29th July 2014 Road safety training has taken place for the first time for the Moldovan employees of company Gas Natural Fenosa following an EASST occupational road safety initiative launched in 2013.
28th July 2014 Following awarness campaign and research, Hayat NGO submits amendments to law on child restraints in Republic of Azerbaijan.
21st July 2014 Alex continues his tour of Moldova promoting key road safety messages to children.
15 July 2014 With its partner in Azerbaijan and the EBRD, EASST organises a key road safety seminar as part of its 'Safe Villages' project.
26th June 2014 Tatiana Mihailova is Project Manager of the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) – a key partner of EASST’s in its region of operation.
23rd June 2014 This project is the first of its kind to be implemented in Georgia, with volunteers using sensors to track air quality levels in their local area.
18th June 2014 By kind permission of the Lord Speaker, FIRE AID hosted its launch event at the River Room on 5th June 2014 hosted by EASST Chair Lord Dubs.
17th June 2014 To mark International Children's Day, EASST’s partner the Automobile Club of Moldova took their “Alex In The City” road safety show to a school in Congaz.
10th June 2014 Almost 40% of road traffic collisions in Moldova involve pedestrians – about half of whom are children – usually the most vulnerable participants of road traffic.
4th June 2014 In the Kyrgyz Republic, 141 children died on the roads in 2013 and another 1399 received injuries – a figure our local partner based in the capital Bishkek is trying to reduce.
29th May 2014 Following the success of its “Safe Villages” project in Ukraine, EASST and its local partner in Azerbaijan have launched a similar project along the regional roads of Azerbaijan.
23rd May 2014 In a joint project addressing the fifth pillar of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety, 4 fully equipped firefighting appliances each with a full complement of road traffic collision extrication equipment have been delivered to Moldova.
19th May 2014 EASST's partner launches it "Alex in the City" road safety show for young children.
28th March 2014 The final phase of the project saw the Automobile Club of Moldova and EASST conduct training in late March in Leova, Hincesti and Chisinau.
28th March 2014 EASST’s Armenian partner, National Road Safety Council NGO, has called on all insurance companies in Armenia to meet at the end of April 2014.
10th March 2014 In February 2014, EASST with its partner the ACM provided training as part of the EBRD project “Capacity building of CSOs to promote road safety in Moldova”.
2nd March 2014 At the initiative of the Georgian Partnership for Road Safety, a highly productive seminar was held in Tbilisi on 25th February 2014 with The Embassy of the Netherlands and Europe House.
25th February 2014 On 16th February 2014, the final mission of the major project “Safe Villages Ukraine” supported by the EBRD, EASST and State Road Police Department of Ukraine was carried out by the Road Safety Support Foundation Ukraine.
27th January 2014 Hayat NGO has launched the first phase of its project to increase and clarify the use of child restraints in Azerbaijan, funded by EASST.
23rd January 2014 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety NGO, initiated a roundtable discussion at the Ministry of Labor, Youth and Migration in cooperation with the Democratic Commission of USA Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic.
20th January 2014 In partnership with the National Patrol Inspectorate, EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova took to the streets to inform drivers of the importance of using child restraints.
17th January 2014 EASST Georgia with Ecovision and Elva Community Engagement are launching an innovative citizen engagement project titled "Clean Air for Georgia", with support of the East West Management Institute and USAID to make Georgia’s air cleaner and healthier.
14th January 2014 In cooperation with the US Embassy in Kyrgyzstan, EASST’s Kyrgyz partner “Road Safety NGO” has recruited popular singers to convey important road safety messages to young people.
6th January 2014 The parties have committed to work together in order to improve the road safety situation in Ukraine and to reduce the number of road deaths and injuries.
16th December 2013 On 10th December 2013, the Moldovan Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs Serghei Diaconu received the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award 2013 on behalf of EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM).
12th December 2013 EASST's Ukrainian partner Road Safety Support Foundation has collaborated with Voronin & Partners, Training Center “Active Safety Ukraine” and the Kiev National Transport University to bring together top road safety experts under one.
9th December 2013 EASST, in association with Cranfield University, is pleased to provide a training course designed to improve knowledge and skills in managing occupational road safety.
2nd December 2013 In partnership with the Automobile Club of Moldova, Shell, and the EBRD, EASST has organised a Study Tour to the UK for a Moldovan delegation to build a deeper understanding of the practical application of occupational road safety policies.
25th November 2013 On 17th November 2013, the 20th annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims was observed around the world.
24th November 2013 During November 2013, Road Safety Support Foundation Ukraine conducted road safety training for parents of preschool children in Kharkiv and Donetsk oblast, supported by State Road Police Department of Ukraine and Shell Ukraine.
22nd November 2013 Road Safety Support Foundation in partnership with the EBRD, EASST and State Road Police of Ukraine bring the "Safe Villages" project to Kiev.
13th November 2013 EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova and ProtectMD Foundation participated in the “Security-2013” Exhibition in Chisinau together with the National Patrol Inspectorate.
12th November 2013 There are 10,000 deaths and serious injuries on the roads of South East Europe annually, costing the region’s economy more than 2% of GDP. EASST partners are participating in a new project in SE Europe aiming to achieve a ‘South East Europe Free of High Risk Roads’ (SENSoR).
31st October 2013 In cooperation with the USA Embassy in Bishkek, EASST’s Kyrgyz partner ‘Road Safety PA’ has been working to improve deteriorated road signs.
31st October 2013 On 19th October 2013, the final stage of the national ‘Road Safety is Life’ contest for school children took place in Chisinau.
29th October 2013 On 24th October 2013, representatives of the Georgian government, UN agencies, academic institutions, civil society and the media gathered to discuss the initial results of the UN MY World survey in Georgia.
23rd October 2013 In October 2013, EASST formed part of a UK delegation visiting Moldova to explore the possibility of donating UK fire and rescue equipment to the country.
8th October 2013 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety NGO, continues to promote pedestrian safety in Bishkek.
5th October 2013 On 27th September 2013, the second phase of a major project “Safe Villages Ukraine” supported by the EBRD, EASST and State Road Police Department of Ukraine was carried out by the Road Safety Support Foundation Ukraine.
2nd September 2013 The Automobile Club of Moldova has joined forces with the "ProtectMD” Foundation, the National Patrol Inspectorate, and Dept of Education of Gagauzia to begin their partnership project Be Aware Be Safe.
20th August 2013 EASST Advisory Board member, Mike Pitney, travelled back to Ukraine in late July to continue the donation of fire and rescue equipment to the town of Korosten.
16th August 2013 Georgia’s unsafe roads are one of the most urgent public health problems facing the country. Last year alone, 605 people were killed in traffic accidents, with an additional 7734 persons injured.
8th August 2013 EASST is delighted to announce that Serghei Diaconu has been appointed as Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs.
29th July 2013 Road Safety Support Foundation has officially signed an agreement with the State Traffic Police of Ukraine committing them to work together towards the reduction of road deaths.
24th July 2013 On 17th July 2013 the outcomes of the developed casualty reduction partnerships in Chisinau and Tiraspol and recommendations for future work and project sustainability were presented at the final round table.
23rd July 2013 On 16th July 2013, dressed in reflective vests, ACM, EU and UN distributed first aid brochures to drivers at the crossroads of Dacia and Decebal boulevards.
17th July 2013 On 3rd July 2013, the government of the Republic of Moldova approved several key amendments to the country’s road traffic regulations.
12th July 2013 On 17th July 2013, the first ever radio programme dedicated to road safety will be broadcast.
11th July 2013 Kent Highways Manager, Toby Howe, recently swapped East Kent for Eastern Europe in a 3,500-mile journey to deliver high-visibility clothing to the EASST region.
12th June 2013 Gela Kvashilava was interviewed by the BBC World Service in May 2013 on several issues close to his heart.
11th June 2013 Within the framework of the 2013 UN Global Road Safety Week, EASST’s Belarusian partner the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club focused on child safety.
10th June 2013 The second UN Global Road Safety Week took place from 6-12 May 2013 with activities taking place across the world to draw attention to the urgent need to better protect pedestrians.
9th June 2013 Following on from the success of Global Road Safety Week, EASST’s Kyrgyz partner continued with its support of the UN Decade of Action.
5th June 2013 Two new Children’s Traffic Grounds were opened in Chisinau on 22nd May by the Moldovan Government and EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova.
5th June 2013 As part of the ‘Safe Villages Project’ sponsored by the EBRD in Ukraine, the Road Safety Support Foundation and EASST have published special advice to farmers driving horse carts to help them keep safe on the roads.
4th June 2013 In May 2013, a major project was launched in Ukraine supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), EASST, Road Safety Support Foundation, and the State Road Police Department of Ukraine.
3rd June 2013 As a way of raising awareness of the risk to disabled children on the roads, the comedian and writer Tony Hawks presented reflective tags to children at the Tony Hawks Centre in Chisinau.
16th May 2013 The second UN Global Road Safety Week took place from 6-12 May 2013 with activities taking place across the world to draw attention to the urgent need to better protect pedestrians, and the EASST region was no exception.
16th May 2013 A series of events were held in Bishkek during the UN Global Road Safety Week, the worldwide campaigning event from 6-12 May 2013 highlighting pedestrian safety.
14th May 2013 A high level Forum was hosted in Russia during the launch of UN Global Road Safety Week, the worldwide campaigning event from 6-12 May 2013 highlighting pedestrian safety.
25th April 2013 EASST Georgia has joined efforts with several Georgian racing drivers in support of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety.
15th April 2013 The campaign worked to raise awareness of the high number of road deaths in Ukraine and to simultaneously highlight the need for blood donors in the country.
11th April 2013 On 3rd April 2013, the presentation of the National Road Safety Strategy took place at the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Kyrgyz Republic.
10th April 2013 On 4-5 April 2013 the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety hosted the Third Global Meeting of NGOs Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims involving over 60 member NGOs.
28th March 2013 The award-winning Partnership for Road Safety Foundation has launched the first ever Georgian language children's road safety book.
26th March 2013 The first meeting of the Safe Driving for Life working group was held on 20th March 2013 at the EBRD office in Moldova.
11th March 2013 On 6th March 2013, the Lord Speaker Baroness D’Souza hosted an evening reception to raise awareness of EASST’s work in reducing road deaths in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
26th February 2013 EASST’s Georgian partner will participate in a program aiming to “Improve dialogue on public policy between Non-Governmental Sector and Parliament of Georgia”.
20th February 2013 Formula 1 driver and EASST Ambassador Alex Wurz, Minister for the Interior Dorin Recean, and Chief of the State Road Police of Moldova Serghei Diaconu have launched a ‘Safe Driving for Life’ campaign to tackle the high rate of work-related road injuries in Moldova.
19th February 2013 In cooperation with Georgia Today, Investor.ge and Broadcasting magazine, EASST’s Georgian partner is publishing a series of articles on road safety issues.
17th December 2012 The Partnership has been awarded a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in recognition of its significant impact on the road safety situation in Georgia.
10th December 2012 EASST Trustee Anne-Marie Penny is Project Manager of the Kent and Medway Safety Camera Partnership – recently awarded a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.
28th November 2012 On 22nd November 2012, a meeting of the Commission for Global Road Safety took place at the London headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, chaired by EASST’s patron Lord Robertson of Port Ellen.
27th November 2012 Tatiana Mihailova of the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) was invited to speak on the UN Decade of Action and the ACM’s current casualty reduction project.
26th November 2012 On 20th October 2012, the fourth Jeep Trial Cross Championship took place at the Schinoasa track in the Moldovan capital Chisinau with the participation of 22 teams.
23rd November 2012 During 8-9th November 2012, the second stage of the ‘Development of Casualty Reduction Partnerships in Chisinau and Tiraspol’ project took place.
20th November 2012 In autumn of 2012, EASST’s Georgian partner conducted a road safety education program for pupils of the 2nd Public School of Abkhazia.
19th November 2012 The creation of a Casualty Reduction Partnership between Chisinau and Tiraspol was discussed within the ‘Support to Confidence Building Measures’ Programme funded by the EU and UNDP.
19th November 2012 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan held an event in Bishkek to promote road safety and to support those who have lost loved ones.
7th November 2012 All parents who use child car seats properly are rewarded with the knowledge that their children will be much safer in the event of a road crash.
6th November 2012 EASST’s Belarussian partner, the Belarussian Auto Motor Touring Club (BKA), has had a significant impact on road user behaviour in the capital city of Minsk.
26th October 2012 A group of several UK Fire and Rescue Services met with EASST and other UK charities to discuss future cooperation on sustainable fire and rescue training projects and donation of used UK equipment to developing countries.
19th October 2012 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner the newly established Kyrgyz NGO ‘Road Safety’ held a meeting with Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mr. Tayirbek Sarpashev.
16th October 2012 A delegation from EASST took part in the 5th International Forum of Local Police Forces organized by Automobile Club d’Itali 8th - 10th October 2012 in Italy.
15th October 2012 EASST Director Emma MacLennan delivered a speech promoting the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety to delegates of the UK Fire and Rescue Service International Development Conference 2012.
12th October 2012 EASST is delighted to announce that its Celebrity Ambassador, 2011 Eurovision Winner ‘Nikki’, has released her latest single ‘Can’t Let You Go’.
9th October 2012 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan, “Road Safety” NGO, was one of the organizers of the “Driving with Respect” event which took place in Bishkek on 9th October 2012.
4th October 2012 EASST Celebrity Ambassador “Nikki” and EASST Director Emma MacLennan were invited to address the annual International Road Safety Congress at the Tavricheskiy Palace in St Petersburg.
1st October 2012 A campaign by the Automobile Club of Moldova sees an 18% decrease in road crashes in Comrat.
14th September 2012 In Ukraine in 2011 a high number of registered road accidents involved children. Road Safety Support Foundation Ukraine therefore held a series of events in September dedicated to road safety education for children.
3rd September 2012 EASST’s Belarussian partner, the Belarussian Auto Motor Touring Club (BKA), is promoting its new road safety video highlighting the importance of seat belt and child restraint use.
8th August 2012 On 7th August 2012, EASST’s partner in Moldova Serghei Diaconu was appointed Head of the Road Traffic Police of Moldova.
1st August 2012 EASST partner and Advisory Board Member Gela Kvashilava shares Georgian experience of reform with Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs.
18th July 2012 A team from Kent Fire and Rescue Service travel to Ukraine to officially donate much-needed fire suits and equipment to the town of Korosten.
10th July 2012 EASST's Adviser Gela Kvashilava advises OSCE Kyrgyzstan on 'Reflectors in Schools' project in Kyrgyzstan.
18th June 2012 EASST has partnered with Caroline King of GLOWkids, a UK company producing fun, high visibility clothing for children.
12th June 2012 A meeting of the National Council for Road Safety was urgently convoked to discuss the current road safety situation following a serious crash involving public transport.
11th June 2012 On 1st June 2012, EASST’s Belarusian and Georgian partners recognised International Children’s Day in the capitals of Minsk and Tbilisi respectively.
31st May 2012 EASST is supporting a visit of 8 fire fighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service who are donating much-needed fire suits and equipment to a village near Chernobyl.
31st May 2012 The annual Road Safety for Life competition for school children was held in Leova, Moldova, on 20th May 2012
30th May 2012 Key to EASST’s mission is the facilitation of the exchange of information, experience and best practice between its network of partners in the South Caucasus and Eastern Europe.
28th May 2012 In May 2012, EASST’s Belarusian partner the Belarusian Auto Motor Touring Club focused its attentions on learner drivers and their safety on the road.
28th May 2012 The Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) has been campaigning to increase the use of seat belts among drivers and passengers across Moldova.
25th May 2012 At the invitation of Operation Florian, EASST’s Julie Utting visited the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in May 2012 to observe delivery of their nationwide training programme for the Fire Service.
22nd May 2012 On 16th May 2012, the Partnership for Road Safety launched its new Road Safety Centre – the first of its kind in the South Caucasus.
24th April 2012 Eurovision Song Contest winner Nikki launched a new campaign in Baku on 23rd April 2012, organized by EASST partner HAYAT, to save lives in Azerbaijan.
17th April 2012 Anri Jokhadze, the Georgian participant of the 2012 Eurovision contest, has pledged his support to the efforts of EASST in raising awareness of road safety issues in Georgia.
16th April 2012 EASST’s partner in Armenia, Poghos Shahinyan, attended a roundtable discussion of the Ukrainian Committee on Legislative Support of Law Enforcement.
5th April 2012 EASST Partner the ACM and Moldovan TV channel Publika successfully campaign for installation of zebra crossings
02 April 2012 Every 111 minutes a pedestrian dies as a result of injuries received in a road crash. Pedestrians are therefore one of the most vulnerable groups using the road. EASST's Moldovan partner is working to protect pedestrians.
14th March 2012 In early March 2012 with the support of EASST, Mr. Poghos Shahinyan, EASST Partner in Armenia, visited Moldova to participate in an exchange of best practice and experience in road safety.
6th March 2012 EASST’s Director Emma MacLennan and EASST’s partner in Georgia Gela Kvashilava travelled to Bishkek in late February 2012 to share their wealth of regional knowledge on road safety and police reform.
1st March 2012 General Budnik, Head of the Road Traffic Police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, spent four days in central Germany as the guest of the road safety organisation Landesverkehrswacht.
27th February 2012 The Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) has published the results of their recent research on seat belt and child restraint use in Comrat.
10th February 2012 EASST partner Poghos Shahinyan presents achievements of the last year to a meeting of the NRSC.
February 2012 EASST Director Emma MacLennan is facilitating cooperation on road safety between the Automobile Clubs of Moldova and Transnistria.
On 9th February 2012, EASST hosted Colonel Sargsyan of the Armenian Road Traffic Police during his visit to London
On 20 January Dmitry Sambuk, EASST Regional Coordinator met with Dr Oldrich Vanicek, President of the UAMK (Czech Automobile Club) and core members of the EASST Advisory Board.
7th February 2012 EASST Director Emma MacLennan attended a series of meetings in Moldovan organized by EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM).
30 January 2012 HAYAT, EASST’s partner in Azerbaijan, have published results of a new survey on seat belt use by motorists in Baku
2 December 2011
Vusal Rajabli, President of HAYAT – EASST’s partner in Azerbaijan – organised a successful meeting with the Chief of the State Road Police of Azerbaijan to discuss cooperation to promote the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety.
25 November 2011
Road safety pilot project in Odessa, Ukraine, is a great success
2 November 2011
With the support of the Estonian government Georgian “Partnership for Road Safety” began the construction project for the first regional Traffic Safety Centre for school and preschool aged children in Georgia.
21 October 2011
Nikki, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, has pledged her support to EASST’s efforts to raise road safety awareness in Azerbaijan.
7 October 2011
One of the Minsk kindergartens opened its doors to the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA), EASST Belarus for its first road safety lessons.
16 September 2011
The Automobile Club of Moldova, in partnership with the Road Police, carried out road safety activities targeting children in order to raise the vital issue of pedestrian safety in Chisinau, Moldova.
09 September 2011
The Georgian “Partnership for Road Safety” is beginning to cooperate with Bosnia Herzegovina on the road safety issues.
On 11 May, 2011 Moldova launched the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, jointly with many other countries of the world to mark the start of a new period of actions to save lives on the roads.
On 22 November the National Road Safety Council of Armenia organized an international forum on the road safety in the city Yerevan to promote the UN Decade of Action with support from the EASST and the FIA Foundation.
12/14 November 2010
International Conference for South Caucasus regional journalists, Yerevan, Armenia
The Moldovan Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication has opened a new Driver Testing Center
From January 2011, seat belt wearing in the front seats will be obligatory on all roads in the country.
On 1st of October 2010 Head of the Secretariat of the National Road Safety Council of Armenia Poghos Shahinyan holds a press conference jointly with the Regional Coordinator for the EASST, International Coordinator of the FIA Foundation Dmitry Sambuk
First sitting of the National Road Safety Council of the Republic of Armenia (NRSC) was held last week in Yerevan. The sitting was chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan and was attended by all the Ministers involved in road safety of the country.
24 September 2010
The potential of the Decade of Action to reduce casualties in Central & South East Europe was the subject for a roundtable in Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on 24th September 2010.
A campaign on seat belt wearing has been launched in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, with the support of the EASST.
A ground-breaking police training programme is underway to improve enforcement and combat corruption, involving Moldovan, Georgian and UK police forces.
Proper police enforcement and safer road design are the focus of road safety initiatives currently underway in Moldova. This was the theme of a press conference in Chisinau, the country’s capital, hosted by the World Bank Country Office for Moldova.
EASST partners have been giving evidence and formulating plans for action on Fuel Economy at the regional launch of the 50by50 Campaign in Hungary.
Georgian road safety campaigners are leading a drive to increase seat belt use with a new TV advert and a lobbying campaign aimed at the country’s legislators.
EASST Founding-Partner Poghos Shahinyan has been appointed as the Secretary of the new National Road Safety Council of Armenia, chaired by the Prime Minister.