EASST News - Country
Raising awareness of asbestos risks in vehicle brake pads in Georgia
60% of brake-pads sold on the market in Georgia contain asbestos. Partnership for Road Safety have been working to raise awareness of the asbestos-related risks when it comes to environmental pollution and road safety.
January 13, 2021
Civic activists, children, NGOs and public bodies demand accessible road infrastructure in Moldova
Civic activists, children, cyclists, parents, people with reduced mobility, road safety NGOs, police and firefighters have launched a novel campaign in Moldova under the hashtag #ThisIsMyStreet.
January 7, 2021
FedEx Express and EASST keep a spotlight shining on road safety
Last year we received charitable funding from FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), to deliver three diverse initiatives via our NGO partners in Ukraine, Belarus and Azerbaijan.
November 16, 2020
Local celebrities endorse phase two of our project to make roads safer in Western Kazakhstan
Last month, we launched the second phase of our project to make roads safer in the Western Kazakhstan Region with the support of Shell Kazakhstan and Eni.
November 2, 2020
Turning surplus high visibility PPE into children’s mascots to improve night time visibility in rural Belarus
With the support of a grant by FedEx Express Europe, we have been working with the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club and local disability groups to turn old high visibility PPE into ‘mascots’ or tags for school book bags and children’s coats to promote visibility and safety on the roads.
October 14, 2020
Ukrainian President attends official opening of Ukraine’s new Emergency Rescue Training Centre
Last month the Lviv University of Life Safety marked the official opening of their new Rescue Training Centre with a demonstration of road crash rescue for the President of Ukraine featuring FIRE AID’s transformer car.
October 12, 2020
Empowering young people in East Kazakhstan to demand safer routes to school
Our newest EASST partner, Urban Forum Kazakhstan, have been working with young people in the East Kazakhstan city of Ust-Kamenogorsk (Oskemen) to create safer routes to school.
August 26, 2020
Investigating the socio-economic cost of road crashes in Azerbaijan
The National Automobile Club of Azerbaijan and the World Bank launch new research project to investigate the socio-economic cost of road crashes in Azerbaijan.
August 11, 2020
Yerevan authorities reduce urban speed limits to save lives
City authorities in Yerevan, Armenia have passed a new law lowering urban speed limits by 10km/h. This will serve as a pilot, with a view to reducing speed limits across the whole country.
August 4, 2020