- About EASST
HAYAT International Humanitarian NGO was established in 1993 with an initial focus of responding to the influx of the thousands of refugees and IDPs resulting from the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The NGO has accumulated vast experience in community development, mobilization and public awareness campaigns, leading large scale projects in cooperation with international organizations such as UNHCR, Save the Children, Mercy Corps International and others. As an EASST partner, HAYAT NGO works to reduce road fatalities and injuries in Azerbaijan.
Among other areas, the team at HAYAT NGO have worked to increase seat belt usage and to clarify the law on child restraints as well as promote their correct use. They are supported in their work by Eurovision Song Contest winner and EASST Ambassador Nigar Jamal (Nikki) who is a strong advocate for road safety.
A member of Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA), AMAK aims to promote a motor tourism and clubbing culture in Azerbaijan.
Among its activities, AMAK actively promotes road safety in Azerbaijan via a number of different educational and research projects with the purpose of improving road culture among drivers and pedestrians and fostering involvement and collaboration with relevant government agencies. AMAK joined EASST as a partner in 2016.
Road deaths per 100,000 population: 10.0 (2012, WHO)
Road deaths per 100,000 population: 13.1 (2010, WHO)
24th March 2017 Final event of AMAK’s Road Safety Education project in Baku recognises children’s achievements and promotes sustainability.
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.