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12th December 2017 Our Safe Driving for Life project in Moldova wins 2017 HRH Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.


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New EASST report reveals economic cost of road crashes in the EBRD region and urges action

11th December 2017 Road Safety in the EBRD Region is a new report aiming to provide insight and understanding into this key development issue.


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EASST Annual Report 2017

8th December 2017 Our 2017 Annual Report showcases the remarkable achievements of EASST’s partners across the region.


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ACM raise road safety awareness at Chisinau’s family marathon

27th November 2017 The ACM continue their Keep Kids Safe in Cars campaign at family marathon.


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Moldova’s Parliamentary Speaker works to ensure every child is safe on the road

27th November 2017 Children in Chisinau receive special road safety lesson from Parliamentary Speaker and Road Safety Ambassador, Andrian Candu.


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“MDBs have a decisive role to play” - driving the challenge to meet the road safety Sustainable Development Goals

23rd November 2017 High-level global conference to facilitate a renewed joint-effort by MDBs to make roads safe and halve road deaths by 2020.


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School children in Minsk mark World Day of Remembrance and learn the importance of road safety

22nd November 2017 The Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club focus on the message that all road deaths are preventable during WDoR school visit.


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Poignant ceremony marks the World Day of Remembrance in Kyrgyzstan

17th November 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan host a moving ceremony to remember all those who lost their lives in road traffic crashes this year.


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EASST & Kier win Silver Green Apple Award for environmental best practice

10th November 2017 Our child car seat recycling and loan scheme wins award.


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Safer journeys to school for children in Armenia

10th November 2017 The journey to school is now much safer for children in Yerevan following a new pilot project by the National Road Safety Council in Armenia.


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Seat Belt and Eco-Driving on the streets of Dushanbe

30th October 2017 New public awareness campaign launches in Dushanbe aimed at saving live and reducing emissions.


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Ensuring child safety in the car in Moldova

30th October 2017 Children ask parents and teachers to be more attentive on the road as part of ACM child safety campaign.


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Presenting best practice on fleet safety at NETS annual conference

26th October 2017 EASST’s Emma MacLennan spoke at the NETS annual conference on fleet safety in low & middle-income countries and why fleet road safety should be a global priority.


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Every journey. Every child.

23rd October 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan call on everyone to take action to tackle air pollution and make children’s journeys to school safer and healthier.


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Raising parental awareness of child restraint systems in cars

17th October 2017 The ACM remind parents of their responsibility for keeping their kids safe in cars in northern Moldova.


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ACM at the International Security Exhibition 2017

17th October 2017 The ACM promote safe and sustainable cities at the 16th International Security Exhibition in Moldova.


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Keeping kids safe in cars

17th October 2017 ACM host more activities at Moldova’s Kids Run Day as part of their Keep Kids Safe in Cars campaign.


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BKA promote children’s road safety at final stage of Rally Belarus 2017

2nd October 2017 BKA activities focus on keeping children safe on the road at Rally Belarus 2017.


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Pre-school children in Minsk practice safe cycling

2nd October 2017 The Belarusian Auto-Moto Touring Club (BKA) teach children basic bike safety skills.


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Towards a people-centered integrated transport policy

29th September 2017 EASST partner Gela Kvashilava writes about putting an integrated approach to transport onto the agenda in Georgia.


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Marking European Day Without a Road Death in Crete

21st September 2017 Make Roads Safe Hellas put children's road safety at the centre of their Project EDWARD activities.


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Success for YGT’s road safety education project

19th September 2017 Road safety education project leads to reduction in road traffic crashes involving children and young people in Dushanbe district.


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Cycling proficiency training for children in Belarus

14th September 2017 Children and parents learn about safe cycling in Minsk as part of road safety action day.


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Investigating school bus safety

3rd September 2017 As children start the new school term, road safety charity EASST is asking parents what they think about school bus safety across the UK.


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Road safety measures in Kyrgyzstan get presidential backing

22nd August 2017 Kyrgyzstan’s President signs new decree aimed at strengthening the country’s road security.


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EASST comments on Draft Proposal for a UN Fund for Road Safety

18th August 2017 EASST views the Draft Proposal as a welcome step forward and highlights the impact it could have in promoting road safety in the Eurasian region.


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Transport in Tbilisi – Vision for a Modern European City

15th August 2017 EASST's Gela Kvashilava sheds light on the increasing health and safety risks on Tbilisi's roads and offers recommendations to policy makers on how they might tackle some of these issues.


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Pregnant mothers in Moldova learn about child safety in cars

14th August 2017 EASST partner the ACM visit maternity hospitals across Moldova training expectant mothers on how to keep their children safe in cars.


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Establishing a ‘Car Seat Library’ in Dushanbe

1st August 2017 Our car seat recycling and loan scheme is helping low income families in Tajikistan keep their children safe while on the road.


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Making road safety learning fun for kids in Belarus

25th July 2017 The BKA introduce pre-school children in Belarus to key road safety messages with their friendly mascot BKAshka.


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Road Safety Kyrgyzstan highlight the importance of keeping children safe on the roads

24th July 2017 EASST Road Safety Education Pack is well received by National Conference on Traffic Safety in Kyrgyzstan.


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Road Traffic Policing Training Programme Wuxi, China

24th July 2017 EASST takes an advisory role in training over 140 police officers in China on road policing and prioritising safety.


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New research reveals links between disability, mobility and road risk in Belarus

20th July 2017 Report calls for safer, more accessible public spaces as a matter of human rights.


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Albania and Latvia join EASST network

18th July 2017 The Automobile Club of Albania and the Latvian Auto-Moto Society join EASST’s growing network of local partners.


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EASST Road Safety Education pack rated number 1 initiative by teachers in Chania

17th July 2017 EASST partner Make Roads Safe Hellas is transforming road safety education in Chania, Crete.


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Improving post-crash care with first aid convoy for Tajikistan

13th July 2017 Life-saving vehicle donations and RTC instruction strengthen post-crash response in Tajikistan.


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Peer-learning achieves 90 per cent increase in teenage road safety knowledge

12th July 2017 Young Road Inspectors in Tajikistan teach classmates the importance of safe road behaviour. 


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Moldova seat belt campaign promotes the responsibility of parents for child-passengers

11th July 2017 EASST partners the ACM carry out awareness raising actions across Moldova to promote the use of seat belts and child car restraint systems for kids safety in transport. 


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The Safety of Street Children on Georgian Roads

11th July 2017 EASST partners initiate the first-ever evidence-based strategy for protecting street children from road risk.


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Eastern Partnership makes coordinated effort to meet UN road safety targets

4th July 2017 EASST’s Poghos Shahinyan presents on road safety success and regional cooperation at Eastern Partnership meeting in Brussels.


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Kyrgyzstan politicians commit to reducing road deaths

4th July 2017 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner hosts National Forum on Road Safety in Bishkek to focus political attention on a growing public health crisis.


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Natural gas company continues to set example for occupational road safety management in Moldova

21st June 2017 The Automobile Club of Moldova continues its partnership with Gas Natural Fenosa improving their record of occupational road risk management.


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Are parents keeping their children safe in cars?

21st June 2017 The Automobile Club of Moldova evaluate the implementation of new laws on child restraint systems in Chisinau.


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Kyrgyzstan children receive “new and refreshing” Road Safety education

19th June 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan use EASST Road Safety Education Pack to offer new perspective on road safety learning.


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Local children call for urgent action to improve road safety in Kazakhstan

19th June 2017 EASST partner, Common Road NGO, visit four cities across Kazakhstan to raise awareness of road safety and call on local authorities to improve road safety infrastructure for children.


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Disability, Mobility and Road Risk in Kyrgyzstan

14th June 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan survey finds severe inadequacies in infrastructure and transport accessibility for disabled people.


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U20 Rugby World Cup in Georgia backs key Road Safety messages

13th June 2017 The Partnership for Road Safety and Georgian Rugby Federation team up to promote road safety during the U20 Rugby World Cup.


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Teacher training increases road safety awareness in Dushanbe schools

8th June 2017 EASST Road Safety Education Pack used to protect Tajik children on the roads.


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‘5-star parents’ to keep kids safe in the car in Moldova

2nd June 2017 New ACM seat-belt campaign promotes the responsibility of parents for child-passengers.


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Road safety issues in Kyrgyzstan take the spotlight

2nd June 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan pull out all the stops to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding following a spate of collisions


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Traffic survey reveals high risk levels for children travelling to and from school

31st May 2017 EASST partner, the Young Generation of Tajikistan work to ensure safer routes to school for children in Dushanbe.


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Global Road Safety Week in Georgia

30th May 2017 EASST partner, the Partnership for Road Safety, celebrate Georgia’s Road Safety achievements and raise awareness of on-going risks.


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Enforcement crackdown on taxi operations in Moldovan capital

30th May 2017 Road Safety Week campaigning leads to swift action to tackle unsafe and illegal taxi operations in Chisinau.


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EASST promotes Education Pack at the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety Global Meeting

26th May 2017 Our dedicated session on Child Centred Road Safety Education introduced the EASST Education Pack as an open-use resource available to all Global Alliance Members. 


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#SlowDown takes over Chisinau

19th May 2017 A full programme of events organised by EASST partner the ACM sees Chisinau #SlowDown for Global Road Safety Week.


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Worldwide Launch of the Global Street Design Guide

17th May 2017 EASST along with our partners in Moldova, Georgia and Belarus are proud to endorse this guide as a new standard for transforming streets.


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Strengthening emergency response and post-crash care in Tiraspol

16th May 2017 New donations of road-crash rescue equipment and training delivered in Tiraspol.


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EBRD Annual Meeting concludes with commitment to improving road safety

15th May 2017 EASST and Make Roads Safe Hellas successfully represented at the EBRD’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Business Forum.


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Every life matters! Moldovan Parliament launches #slowdown campaign

11th May 2017 Moldovan Parliament exhibition marks Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week.


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EASST partners pledge to #slowdown for UN Global Road Safety Week

10th May 2017 EASST partners hold #slowdown activities across the region for UN Global Road Safety Week.


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Speeding and Road Safety: the situation and challenges in Kyrgyzstan

10th May 2017 EASST partner Chinara Kasmambetova writes about the road safety challenges in Kyrgyzstan when it comes to speeding and calls on drivers to #slowdown


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New Manifesto #4RoadSafety call for urgent parliamentary action worldwide

8th May 2017 EASST calls on MPs and policy makers in the EASST region to show their support Road Safety legislation and save lives.


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National Road Safety Strategy and Road Engineering Training for Tajikistan

3rd May 2017 Tajikistan government take major step towards reducing road casualties with new national road safety strategy.


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Civil Society Workshop - Seat Belt and Eco-Driving Campaign in Dushanbe

3rd May 2017 EASST partners launch new campaign to raise awareness of the importance of wearing seat belts and the benefits of eco-driving in Tajikistan.


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Why does road safety at work matter?

28th April 2017 EASST’s Emma MacLennan contributes special blog post on occupational road safety management and the importance of fleet safety to mark Safe Work Day.


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We need to stop trying to reinvent the road safety wheel

24th April 2017 EASST partner Gela Kvashilava writes about Georgia's new challenges in road safety design and enforcement.


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Identifying pedestrian knowledge, perceptions of and attitudes on road safety in Baku

14th April 2017 EASST partner AMAK tackles pedestrian safety concerns in Azerbaijan with new research report into road safety and pedestrian needs in Baku.


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New EU Declaration on Road Safety

12th April 2017 High-Level Stakeholder and Ministerial Conference on Road Safety renews commitment to the target of halving road deaths by 2020.


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EASST partner joins Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety Board of Directors

11th April 2017 EASST partner, Gela Kvashilava was elected on to the Board of Directors of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety at the 5th Global Road Safety Meeting in Kuala Lumpur.


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Saving Kids Lives in Azerbaijan

24th March 2017 Final event of AMAK’s Road Safety Education project in Baku recognises children’s achievements and promotes sustainability.


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Joint International Policing Hub launch in Liverpool hears EASST examples

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.


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Keeping children safe on the roads

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.


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Urban transport policy: how to make Georgian cities livable

7th March 2017 EASST partner, Gela Kvashilava writes about the important need for urban transport development in Georgia.


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Sustainable Urban Transport for Georgia

7th March 2017 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety, to play key role Georgia’s new National Strategy for Sustainable Urban Transport.


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Promoting Road Safety Enforcement in Kyrgyzstan

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.


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Baku school children demonstrate Road Safety awareness through inter-school competition

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.


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Saving lives on the roads through education and awareness

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.


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Road Safety Awareness for Dushanbe Maternity Hospital

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.


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Bishkek education centres to receive Road Safety education training

3rd February 2017 Road Safety Kyrgyzstan pilot EASST's Road Safety Education Pack in schools around Bishkek.


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Georgia adopts new Road Safety Action Plan for 2017

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.


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Belarus Case Study: Road Crash Victim to Mobility Advocate

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.


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Examining Disability, Mobility and Road Risk in Belarus

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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Help us save lives in one of Central Asia’s poorest countries

20th December 2016 Support our FIRE AID UK mission to save lives in Tajikistan by donating or sharing today


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Parliamentarians ready to take action through road safety legislation

15th December 2016 EASST partners take part in the first Global Forum for Road Safety Legislators meeting in London.


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Moldova’s Seat Belt Advocacy Campaign sees results

14th December 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), report 21% decline in the number of road crashes involving taxis.


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Ensuring a safe journey to and from school

14th December 2016 The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan delivers road safety education to 800 Baku school children.


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Defensive Driving & First Aid Training for Baku Taxi Drivers

13th December 2016 Over 200 taxi drivers receive essential road safety training in Baku, Azerbaijan.


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Cycling is Healthy, Cycling is Good!

5th December 2016 Partnership for Road Safety launch new initiative to promote cycling as a mode of sustainable transport in Tbilisi. 


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Drink driving campaign achieves 41% reduction in road crashes in Moldova

5th December 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova showcase huge results at the conclusion of their Sober and Safe Villages campaign.


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Road Traffic Police Training in Belarus

28th November 2016 EASST partners from Azerbaijan, Belarus and Moldova join forces to train road traffic police in Minsk.


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Case study from Georgia: increasing seat belt use

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.


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Road Safety Kyrgyzstan make a moving tribute to those killed on the road last year

21st November 2016 EASST partner marks the World Day of Remembrance with ceremony in Victory Square, Bishkek.


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EASST actively improves post-crash response in Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine

18th November 2016 We highlight our work on post-crash response to mark this year’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.


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EASST visits schools in Aktobe, Kazakhstan to promote Road Safety Education

18th November 2016 EASST and our Kazakh Partner, Common Road, recently spent a week in Aktobe promoting the EASST Road Safety Education Pack.


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Central Asian Ministerial Conference endorses far-reaching road safety strategy

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. 


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EASST and Kier Group win Green World Award for High-Visibility Recycling

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.


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World Bank shines light on importance of road improvements and road safety in Armenia

11th November 2016 World Bank feature highlights the importance of the Safe Villages project initiated by EASST partner the National Road Safety Council Armenia.


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Pedestrian crossings made safer in Bishkek

11th November 2016 A new LED strobe light and accompanying road signs provide an extra warning to drivers that pedestrians are crossing.


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Learner-drivers in Moldova learn of the dangers of drink driving

11th November 2016 The Sober and Safe Villages advocacy campaign continues in central and southern regions of Moldova.


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Children at the Theatre of Young Talents in Moldova learn to stay safe on the roads

11th November 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), hold road safety lessons for children at the Theatre of Young Talents.


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Uniting to improve resilience and emergency response in Tajikistan

28th October 2016 FIRE AID Mission to Tajikistan 2016


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New Eastern Partnership Road Safety Working Group proposed

24th October 2016 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety, propose new Road Safety Working Group at Brussels meeting.


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Seatbelt Advocacy: Taxi Action in Moldova

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.


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HRH Prince Michael of Kent pays a visit to Road Safety projects in Belarus

17th October 2016 EASST partner, the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club host HRH Prince Michael of Kent during a recent visit to Minsk.


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World Health Organisation to focus on Children's Road Safety in Kyrgyzstan

14th October 2016 EASST's Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, works with the WHO to promote road safety for kids.


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The Young Generation of Tajikistan highlight road safety issues in rural areas at their National Road Safety Conference

14th October 2016 National decision-makers meet to plan future road safety initiatives in rural Tajikistan.


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Protecting Pedestrians on the Roads

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.


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Make Your Company a Driving Force for Safety with the new EASST Academy Online Course for Managers

12th October 2016 Cutting road fatalities through first global online training course, run by EASST, Cranfield University and IRU Academy.


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Tajikistan villages learn the importance of Road Safety

10th October 2016 The Young Generation of Tajikistan have been visiting rural villages offering Road Safety education to local communities.


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Promoting a road safety culture in Moldova

26th September 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova presents road safety at the 15th International Security Exhibition in Chisinau.


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EASST’s Education Packs teach children about Road Safety in Greece

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.


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Kyrgyz Government considers multi-agency recommendations for better occupational road safety standards

26th September 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, takes part in a successful workshop focusing on road safety in professional road transportation.


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Moldovan farmers go high-vis to stay safe on the roads

16th September 2016 Donations of high-visibility clothes are distributed to agricultural workers in Moldova.


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Junior Police Troop established to promote children’s Road Safety 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.


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Increasing the safety of taxi services in Chisinau

9th September 2016 New statistics prompt EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, to increase the safety of taxi services in Chisinau.


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Promoting Sober and Safe Villages in Hincesti, Moldova

5th September 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, continues their campaign to combat drink driving.


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EASST partners from Armenia and Georgia take part in new Road Safety training progamme

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.


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Road Safety Education Pack introduced to schools in Kazakhstan

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. 


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EASST & the EBRD have been helping local people to make their villages safer

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.


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Road Safety – an inherent right and equal opportunity for all people in Belarus

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”.


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EASST and Kier Group are honoured as International Green World Ambassadors

12th August 2016 This recognition comes as a result of the environmental success of our Hi-Visibility Recycling Scheme in Moldova.


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Setting an example for local road safety partnerships

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.


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Promoting ‘Sober and Safe villages’ in Moldova

5th August 2016 The Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) continue their drink-driving campaign to promote ‘Sober and Safe Villages’ in Moldova.


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Giving the Green Light to Mobility in Belarus. Help someone on the road today.

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.


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Living on a traffic highway: children learn to stay safe on their way to school

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.


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Important Road Safety Training for Public Transport Drivers

15th July 2016 EASST partner, Partnership for Road Safety delivers road safety training sessions to safe driving amongst professional drivers.


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School Children Learn Importance of Staying Visible on the Road

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. 


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Time for Action: Road Transport in Georgia

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.


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Talking "Safe and Sustainable Mobility for Children” in the Global Goals

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.


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Establishing Partnerships in Road Safety

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. 


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Road Safety Capacity Building in Moldova

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.


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Road Safety Awareness in Practice

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.


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Raising Parents' Knowledge of Child Road Safety

24th June 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova launches a series of workshops aimed at raising parents’ knowledge of child road safety.


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New Approaches to Road Safety

17th June 2016 EASST’s partner ‘Road Safety’ exhibit new child appropriate road safety resources at USAID conference in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.


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Attention! Children: New Standards for Road Safety Infrastructure

3rd June 2016 To mark Children’s Day EASST partner Road Safety install new high-quality road signs outside school


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MPs Praise Innovative Road Safety Curriculum in Kyrgyzstan

31st May 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety, receives high praise as it makes children safer on the roads.


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Safe to School: Road Traffic Risk Factors

31st May 2016 EASST’s Tajikistan partner pave the way for safer routes to school by identifying key road risks around local schools.


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Sober and Safe Villages

17th May 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova tackles the dangers of drink driving in rural villages


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Speed Awareness Pilot changes attitudes in Moldova

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.


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Road Safety Fun & Games in Minsk

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.


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Making Roads Safe in Kyrgyzstan’s capital

28th April 2016 EASST partner Road Safety Kyrgyzstan slow speeding on dangerous road in Bishkek


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Developing a Regional Road Safety Strategy for Central Asia

28th April 2016 EASST partners in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan take part in the CAREC Road Safety Workshop to encourage regional road safety cooperation.


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Teaching Road Safety to Kids

26th April 2016 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan ‘Road Safety’ has been developing an interactive programme to teach road safety to kids.


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Disability, Mobility, and Road Risk in Moldova

21st April 2016 ACM and EASST study concludes that persons with disabilities are facing moderate to severe difficulties with transport in Moldova.


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Promoting a Government Road Safety Agenda

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


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Georgian Economy Minister calls for good fleet management

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.


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Introducing EASST’s new Patron

19th April 2016 EASST is delighted to announce Max Mosley as its new Patron. 


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Road Safety and Tourism in Greece

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.


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Engaging Kids in Road Safety Learning

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. 


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Flashmob for pedestrian safety

7th April 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, stages a flashmob with school children to promote pedestrian safety in Moldova’s capital.


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Reducing road traffic collisions on Georgia’s main East-West highway

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.


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Safety On The Roads: Road Traffic Survey

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. 


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A decade of success: safer roads in Belarus

17th March 2016 BKA celebrates a decade of success and a 47% reduction in road traffic collisions since 2005. 


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Exceeding the Speed!

10th March 2016 EASST's partner organization in the Kyrgyz Republic ‘Road Safety’ releases a new video titled “Do not Exceed the Speed”


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Kyrgyz Road Safety NGO: Being prepared in an emergency

10th March 2016 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, the Road Safety Association, delivers first aid training as part of the TRACECA “Road Safety 2” project


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Petrom for your Child’s Safety campaign

10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova joins the Petrom for your Child’s Safety campaign.


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“Safe to school, safe to home” actions continue…

10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova, encourages children to be more responsible road users


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World Automobile Day

10th March 2016 EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova marks World Automobile Day by promoting road safety among young people.


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Road Safety Flash Mob

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.


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Saving lives: teaching children to be safe on the road

1st March 2016 EASST’s partner in Kyrgyzstan launch new road safety project for children

 


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An Invisible Pandemic on Georgian Roads

10th February 2016 An article written by EASST Advisor Gela Kvashilava published in Georgia Today, February 2016.


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“Gori – A Clean and Safe City"

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. 


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Global Road Safety Crisis by Emma MacLennan

19th January 2016 EASST's Director Emma MacLennan features in the December 2015 edition of Crisis Response Journal.


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Highlight on Safe Roads: EASST Partner Make Roads Safe Hellas

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.


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TRACECA 'First Response to Road Crashes' Workshop held in Chisinau
13th January 2016 On 3rd and 4th December 2015, EASST partner, the Automobile Club of Moldova together with the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and hosted by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, organized the 'First Response to Road Crashes' workshop in Chisinau within the TRACECA Road Safety II Project.
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Automobile Club of Moldova launch pilot intervention project: 'Safe to School - Safe to Home'

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.


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'Safe to School - Safe to home' lesson for pupils

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.


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EASST presented with Prince Michael International Road Safety Award 2015

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.


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Supporting the Emergency Services in Tajikistan

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. 


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Tougher Road Rules for Georgia

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. 


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EASST and The Kier Group win an International Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice 2015

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. 


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EASST in the Forefront at Brasilia Global Road Safety Conference

24th November 2015 EASST staff and partners played a substantial role in the 2nd Global Road Safety Conference in Brazil from November 16-19th.


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EASST Partners Mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2015

15th November 2015 Across the EASST region, our road safety partners commemorated road traffic victims on the annual day of remembrance, 15th November.


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Partnership with Lviv Institute for Fire Safety

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.


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Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015

19th October 2015 The World Health Organisation publishes 2015 report showing that road casualties remain a critical issue for global health.


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EASST AGM and Partners’ Meeting, Tbilisi 2015

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.


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EASST Kyrgyzstan contributes to Road Safety Forum, Geneva

13th October 2015 EASST Advisor Chinara Kasmambetova took part in the multi-stakeholder consultation on road safety in Geneva, by invitation of the UNECE.


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BKA Launches 'Smart Road' Mobile App for Children

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.


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“Don’t Drink and Drive!” Campaign in Moldova

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.


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National Road Safety Council NGO continue to tackle the many aspects of road safety in Armenia

9th September 2015 2015 proves a busy year so far for EASST's Armenian partner, The National Road Safety Council NGO


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Children's car seats donations reach Moldovan villagers

30th July 2015 Special event held in Comrat district of Moldova to hand over donations


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Vehicle Inspections: a fundamental part of Road Safety

17th August 2015 TRACECA project presentation in Kyrgyzstan demonstrates the direct benefits of high standards in vehicle inspection


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‘Save Kids Lives’ in Belarus

12th August 2015 “Are our children safe on the roads?” asks EASST’s partner the Belarussian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA).


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Success for International Road Safety Community

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.


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Commissioning a City Advice Group on Road Safety

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.


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BKA Launches ‘Belarusian Family for Road Safety’

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?”


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World Bank Supports Road Safety Education in Georgia

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.


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Driving Culture in Kyrgyzstan

3rd July 2015 EASST Advisor Chinara Kasmambetova participates in a live TV discussion on 'Driving Culture'.


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EASST Advisor joins Traffic Police Personnel Selection Commission

29th June 2015 Chinara Kasmambetova joins the commission following recommendation by the Traffic Police and is the commission’s civil society representative.


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YGT Marks 5 Years of Road Safety Contest

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.


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Road Safety Advocacy Training along the ‘Silk Road’

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. 


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EASST Advisor Continues Aid Delivery to Ukraine

16th June 2015 EASST Advisor Mike Pitney of Kent Fire and Rescue Service returns to Ukraine to continue fire and rescue donations. 


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Meeting of the Commission for Road Safety, Kyrgyzstan

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.


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Saving Saveable Lives: UK Continues Delivery of Fire and Rescue Aid to Moldova

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. 


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EASST Tajikistan: Improving Road Safety Through Education

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.


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Unsafe to School, Unsafe Home!

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”.


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Road Safety raised by EASST and Partners at EBRD Annual Meeting, Tbilisi

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.


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High-visibility for farmers in Hincești

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. 


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Risk Map presentation for national roads in Moldova: SENSoR Project

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.


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Third UN Global Road Safety Week events in Moldova

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.


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#SaveKidsLives in Kyrgyzstan

10th May 2015 Our local partner Road Safety NGO promotes UN Global Road Safety Week 2015


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Global Road Safety Week Launched

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.


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Promoting Child Safety in Tajikistan

4th May 2015 EASST's partner organisation in Tajikistan continues its "Improvement of Road Safety through Education” project in Dushanbe.


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Moldovan Police Delegation learn about Speed Awareness and Driver Rectification

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.


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Protecting local communities from road risk in Shuakhevi and Khulo

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. 


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Third Global Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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.


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Road Safety Training for Gas Natural Fenosa Company

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. 


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Bloomberg Philanthropies Consider Moldovan Example on Police Enforcement

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.


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Tajikistan Welcomes FIRE AID Team

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.


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EU TRACECA II Project Delivered in Kyrgyzstan

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. 


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Joint Iranian-Georgian Policy Research Presented

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.


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World Bank Supports Road Safety Education and Awareness Raising project started in Kakheti Region, Georgia

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. 


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Kyrgyz Partner Joins Road Safety Commission

15th January 2015 EASST's Kyrgyz partner joins the Road Safety Commission by approval of the Prime Minister. 


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Publication of Research “Volumes of Car Accidents in the Kyrgyz Republic and Measures to be Taken”

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”.


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Sharing Experiences Across Borders, Georgia

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. 


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International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Moldova

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.


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EASST plays key role in delivery of TRACECA Road Safety II Project

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’’. 


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FIRE AID: Saving Lives in Moldova

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.


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Belarussian Auto Moto Touring Club to raise awareness through new road safety videos

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.


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EASST Partners Mark World Remembrance Day for Traffic Victims

20th November 2014 Events were held in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova to honour 2014 World Remembrance Day for Traffic Victims


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SENSOR Project Launch in Moldova

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.


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Road Safety Education for Parents in Kharkiv region, Ukraine

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’.


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Pedestrian Safety in Bishkek

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.


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Improving Travel for the Visually Impaired

22nd October 2014 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner ‘Road Safety NGO’ begins to address road safety for those with disabilities.


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Chisinau’s Success Cutting Casualties on Public Transport

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. 


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EASST Partners with ‘Young Generation of Tajikistan’

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.


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“Bright, Seen and Safe” in Moldova

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. 


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EBRD helps upgrade Moldova’s road network

1st September 2014 The EBRD and EASST continue their successful cooperation in Moldova. 


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Major National Forum for Road Safety in Ukraine

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. 


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Road safety training for Gas Natural Fenosa employees

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.  


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Child Seat Progress for EASST Azerbaijan

28th July 2014 Following awarness campaign and research, Hayat NGO submits amendments to law on child restraints in Republic of Azerbaijan. 


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Tony Hawks Centre Welcomes ‘Alex in the City’

21st July 2014 Alex continues his tour of Moldova promoting key road safety messages to children. 


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EBRD, EASST and HAYAT NGO unite to promote road safety in Azerbaijan

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. 


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Tatiana Mihailova on Road Safety, A Video by The United Nations Development Programme

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. 


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A Campaign for Fresh Air, Georgia

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.


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House of Lords Launch Event for FIRE AID

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. 


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“Alex In The City” taken to Gagauzia

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.


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Improving Child Visibility in Moldova

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. 


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Children’s Day Celebrated in Bishkek

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. 


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EBRD and EASST Launch Azerbaijan Safe Villages

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. 


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Fire AID: United for a Safer Moldova

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. 


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Road Safety Spectacle “Alex in the City” launched in Chisinau

19th May 2014 EASST's partner launches it "Alex in the City" road safety show for young children.


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‘Safe Roads for All’ Continues in Moldova

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.


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EASST Armenia unites insurance companies

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. 


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“Safe Roads for All” training in Moldova

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”.


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Netherlands Shares Best Practice with Georgia

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.


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Innovative High Vis Donation to Bolyarka Village Ukraine

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.


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Child Safety Focus for EASST Azerbaijan

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.


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Let’s Strengthen Road Safety Together

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.


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Buckle Up For Life

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.


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Clean Air for Georgian Cities!

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. 


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New Music Video Launched by EASST Kyrgyzstan

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.


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EASST Ukraine unites with Association of Ukrainian Philanthropists

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. 


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Royal Recognition for Automobile Club of Moldova and Police Reform Programme

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).


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Road Safety Support Ukraine focus on safe driving for fleets

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.


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EASST/Cranfield University Occupational Road Safety Diploma Course

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. 


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Shell, EASST and EBRD bring Driving Business Safely Group to UK

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.


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EASST Marks World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims 2013

25th November 2013 On 17th November 2013, the 20th annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims was observed around the world.


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EASST Ukraine unites with Shell in Kharkiv and Donetsk

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. 


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EASST Ukraine brings Safe Villages project to Kiev

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.


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Moldova’s “Security-2013” Exhibition

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.


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EASST helping promote a ‘South East Europe Free of High Risk Roads’ through SENSoR

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).


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Road sign improvement for Bishkek

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.


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National 'Road Safety is Life' Contest in Moldova

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.


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What do Georgians want in the next decade?

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. 


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EASST, UKRO, Operation Florian and WRO Unite for Moldova Scoping Mission

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. 


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"Pedestrian Paradise" event for Bishkek

8th October 2013 EASST’s Kyrgyz partner, Road Safety NGO, continues to promote pedestrian safety in Bishkek. 


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Second phase of “Safe Villages Ukraine” project takes place in Rivne

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. 


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Be Aware Be Safe Project for Gagauzia

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.


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EASST continues donation of fire and rescue equipment to Ukraine

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.


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Friendly Roads: An Innovative Citizen Engagement Project to Make Georgia’s Roads Safer

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. 


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EASST Partner Serghei Diaconu appointed Deputy Minister

8th August 2013 EASST is delighted to announce that Serghei Diaconu has been appointed as Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs.


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Partnership forged between EASST Ukraine and State Traffic Police

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.


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Development of Casualty Reduction Partnerships in Chisinau and Tiraspol

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.


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EU, UN and ACM distribute first aid leaflet in the streets of Chisinau

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. 


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Moldovan Government approves amendments to Road Traffic Regulations

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.  


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Georgia Launches First Road Safety Programme

12th July 2013 On 17th July 2013, the first ever radio programme dedicated to road safety will be broadcast.


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A 3,500 mile delivery from East Kent to Eastern Europe

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.


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BBC World Service talks road safety to EASST Georgia

12th June 2013 Gela Kvashilava was interviewed by the BBC World Service in May 2013 on several issues close to his heart.


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Child Visibility focus for EASST Belarus

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.


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Global Road Safety Week in Moldova

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.


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EASST Kyrgyzstan continues promotion of UN Decade of Action

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.


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First Children’s Traffic Grounds Opened by EASST Moldova

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.


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‘Be Seen Be Safe’ Advice for Horse Cart Drivers

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.


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EASST Ukraine launches Safe Villages Project with EBRD

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.


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Tony Hawks Supports Make Roads Safe Moldova

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.


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EASST’s Long Short Walk

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.


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Kyrgyz Road Safety NGO Marks Global Road Safety Week 2013

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.


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EASST and Partners attend St Petersburg Forum urging Safe Roads for All

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.


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Georgian Racing Drivers Join Global Road Safety Campaign

25th April 2013 EASST Georgia has joined efforts with several Georgian racing drivers in support of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety.


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Blood Donation Campaign Launched by EASST Ukraine

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.


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National Road Safety Strategy Launched in Kyrgyz Republic

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.


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EASST Shares Police Reform Experience at Global Meeting of Road Safety NGOs

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.


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EASST Georgia Launches First Children’s Road Safety Book

28th March 2013 The award-winning Partnership for Road Safety Foundation has launched the first ever Georgian language children's road safety book.


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‘Safe Driving for Life’ Working Group Established

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.


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Lord Speaker hosts EASST reception at House of Lords

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.


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EASST Georgia improving dialogue on road safety with Parliamentarians

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”.


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EASST Moldova and Alex Wurz Launch ‘Safe Driving for Life’ Campaign

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.


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Award-winning ‘Partnership for Road Safety’ joins with Georgian media to promote road safety

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.


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Achievements of Georgian Partnership for Road Safety recognised by royal award

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.


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Campaign of EASST Trustee recognised with Royal Award

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.


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Commission for Global Road Safety calls for road safety in SDGs

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.


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EASST Moldova spreads the word on UN Decade of Action for Road Safety

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.


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EASST Moldova promotes road safety at Jeep Trial Cross Championship

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.


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EASST Armenia and Ukraine join with EASST Moldova for UNDP Casualty Reduction Partnership project

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.


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EASST Georgia Extends Road Safety Education Programme

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.


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EASST Moldova Develops Partnerships to Reduce Road Accidents in Chisinau and Tiraspol

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.


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EASST Kyrgyzstan marks World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

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. 


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Glowing Prizes for Using Child Car Seats

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.


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EASST Belarus Increases Seat Belt Wearing Rates

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.


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Newly-formed Fire and Rescue Aid Forum meets in UK Parliament

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. 


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EASST Kyrgyz Partner Briefs Vice Prime Minister on Road Safety

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.


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EASST at the 5th International Forum of Local Police Forces

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.


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EASST Director promotes UN Decade of Action at Annual UKFRS Conference

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.


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EASST Ambassador, Nigar Jamal, launches new road safety music video

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’.


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EASST Kyrgyzstan participates in ‘Driving with Respect’ event

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.


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EASST Ambassador Nigar Jamal addresses St Petersburg Congress on Road Safety

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.


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EASST Moldova’s positive impact on seat belt use in Comrat

1st October 2012 A campaign by the Automobile Club of Moldova sees an 18% decrease in road crashes in Comrat.  


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EASST Ukraine, Moldova and Armenia unite in Odessa to promote child safety

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.


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EASST Belarus Releases Road Safety Video

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.


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EASST partner in Moldova, Serghei Diaconu, appointed Head of the Road Police

8th August 2012 On 7th August 2012, EASST’s partner in Moldova Serghei Diaconu was appointed Head of the Road Traffic Police of Moldova.


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EASST Advisory Board Member participates in conference on reform of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan

1st August 2012 EASST partner and Advisory Board Member Gela Kvashilava shares Georgian experience of reform with Kyrgyz Ministry of Internal Affairs.


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Ukraine Welcomes EASST Donation of Fire Equipment

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.


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EASST expert helps Kyrgyzstan develop partnership model to address road safety challenges

10th July 2012 EASST's Adviser Gela Kvashilava advises OSCE Kyrgyzstan on 'Reflectors in Schools' project in Kyrgyzstan.


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EASST teams up with GLOWkids

18th June 2012 EASST has partnered with Caroline King of GLOWkids, a UK company producing fun, high visibility clothing for children.


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Meeting of The National Council for Road Safety of Moldova

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.


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EASST Partners Celebrate International Children’s Day 2012

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.


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Damian Green MP welcomes donation of fire equipment to Chernobyl village

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.


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Results of ACM School Road Safety Contest Announced

31st May 2012 The annual Road Safety for Life competition for school children was held in Leova, Moldova, on 20th May 2012


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Sharing experience between EASST partners of Moldova and Belarus

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.


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Extreme Driving School joins BKA in Decade of Action for Road Safety

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.


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“Seat Belt Saves Life” Campaign Launch by EASST Partner in Moldova

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.


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Operation Florian invites EASST to observe work in FYROM

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.


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EASST Georgian Partner launches first Road Safety Centre

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.


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Eurovision Singers Support EASST and Road Safety

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.


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Georgian 2012 Eurovision contestant becomes Road Safety Ambassador

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.


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EASST Armenia Partner Contributes to Discussion on Ukrainian Road Safety Strategy

16th April 2012 EASST’s partner in Armenia, Poghos Shahinyan, attended a roundtable discussion of the Ukrainian Committee on Legislative Support of Law Enforcement.


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Make Roads Safe Campaign conducted by EASST Partner ACM and Publika

5th April 2012 EASST Partner the ACM and Moldovan TV channel Publika successfully campaign for installation of zebra crossings 


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Protecting Pedestrians in Moldova

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.


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Working meetings between EASST partners of Armenia and Moldova

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.


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Developing a Road Safety Action Plan for the Kyrgyz Republic

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.


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EASST sponsors visit of General Budnik to Landesverkehrswacht Sachsen-Anhalt

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.


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Results of Comrat Seat Belt Survey Published

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.


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Prime Minister of Armenia chairs meeting of the National Road Safety Council

10th February 2012 EASST partner Poghos Shahinyan presents achievements of the last year to a meeting of the NRSC.


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EASST partners join forces for road safety in Transnistria

February 2012 EASST Director Emma MacLennan is facilitating cooperation on road safety between the Automobile Clubs of Moldova and Transnistria.


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Armenian Road Traffic Police meets with EASST in London

On 9th February 2012, EASST hosted Colonel Sargsyan of the Armenian Road Traffic Police during his visit to London


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Working meeting with UAMK in Prague, Czech Republic

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.


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EASST meets Moldovan Interior Minister Alexei Roibu

7th February 2012 EASST Director Emma MacLennan attended a series of meetings in Moldovan organized by EASST partner the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM).


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Seat belt survey by EASST Azerbaijani partner

30 January 2012  HAYAT, EASST’s partner in Azerbaijan, have published results of a new survey on seat belt use by motorists in Baku  


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EASST Azerbaijan meeting with General Ramiz Zeynalov

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.


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Road safety pilot project in Odessa

25 November 2011

Road safety pilot project in Odessa, Ukraine, is a great success


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EASST Georgia to open new Traffic Safety Centre for children in Tbilisi

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. 


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Eurovision winner – EASST’s Champion in Azerbaijan

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.


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BKA Belarus and Decade of Action for Road Safety

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.


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EASST Moldova to protect child pedestrians

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.


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EASST Georgia to cooperate with Bosnia Herzegovina Road Safety Department

09 September 2011

The Georgian “Partnership for Road Safety” is beginning to cooperate with Bosnia Herzegovina on the road safety issues.


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Launch event of the Decade of Action 2011-2020 in Moldova

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.


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Armenia's Road Safety Success Recognised

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.


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Road safety in Mass Media

12/14 November 2010

International Conference for South Caucasus regional journalists, Yerevan, Armenia


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New Driver Licensing Centre in Moldova to ensure safe driving standards

11/11/2010

The Moldovan Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication has opened a new Driver Testing Center
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Georgia introduces new seat belt rules

13/10/2010  

From January 2011, seat belt wearing in the front seats will be obligatory on all roads in the country.
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Press Conference at Armenpress

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
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Road Safety is among priorities on the Government's agenda in Armenia

30/09/2010

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. 
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Decade of Action roundtable for SE Europe

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. 
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Seat belt campaign launched in Lviv, Ukraine

19/08/2010

A campaign on seat belt wearing has been launched in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, with the support of the EASST. 
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Mission for Better Road Safety Enforcement
A ground-breaking police training programme is underway to improve enforcement and combat corruption, involving Moldovan, Georgian and UK police forces...
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Safer Road Design to be a Priority in Moldova
EASST campaigners have played a critical role in ensuring that new road building and road rehabilitation in the Republic of Moldova will incorporate safe road design...
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EASST Partner Named as Secretary of National Road Safety agency in Armenia
EASST Founding-Partner Poghos Shahinyan has been appointed as the Secretary of the new National Road Safety Agency in Armenia, Chaired by the Armenian Prime Minister...
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Mission for Better Road Safety Enforcement

 

A ground-breaking police training programme is underway to improve enforcement and combat corruption, involving Moldovan, Georgian and UK police forces.


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Better Enforcement and Safer Roads on the agenda in Moldova

26/05/2010  

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. 
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Fuel Economy Campaign Launch

May 2010

EASST partners have been giving evidence and formulating plans for action on Fuel Economy at the regional launch of the 50by50 Campaign in Hungary. 
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Georgia buckles up for love

15/04/2010

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.


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EASST Partner Named as Secretary of National Road Safety agency in Armenia

March 2010

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.
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Make Roads Safe Moldova Campaign launched

09/10/2009

Senior members of the Moldovan Government joined road safety campaigners and donor agencies on October 9th to pledge their support for action to combat the growing crisis of road deaths in the Republic of Moldova.
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