EASST News - Country

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Uzbekistan

Road Safety training for bike couriers launched by NAFKU, EASST, and the FIA in Samarkand

A new road safety training program for bike couriers has been launched today at the FIA Extraordinary General Meeting in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

June 12, 2024

Children's Road Safety, Moldova, News

Star Rating for Schools upgrades demonstrate the positive impact of best practice infrastructure in Moldova

Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM) use Star Ratings for Schools to assess three school zones across the country and implement safety upgrades.

May 20, 2024

Armenia, News, Safe road infrastructure

Roundabout gets pedestrian friendly infrastructure upgrades in Yerevan, Armenia

We have been working with our local partner to upgrade infrastructure near the roundabout connecting the Artashat Highway with Arin Berd Street in Yerevan, Armenia.

May 20, 2024

Children's Road Safety, Mongolia, News

Improving road safety around schools in the Ger areas of Ulaanbaatar

EASST and the FIA Foundation attend launch of new ADB-funded initiative to improve transport services in the Ger areas of Ulaanbaatar and discuss improvements to road safety and traffic congestion around schools.

May 17, 2024

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Children's Road Safety, Georgia, News

Prioritising child pedestrian safety around schools in Tbilisi

EASST and FIA Foundation meet with representatives of the Tbilisi Transport and Urban Development Agency to witness the impressive work being done in the city to improve road safety, particularly around school zones.

May 14, 2024

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Safe road infrastructure, Tajikistan

Introducing Tactical Urbanism concepts in Tajikistan

Young Generation of Tajikistan (YGT) organise an introduction to Tactical Urbanism for road engineers and engineering students, as well as key road safety stakeholders from the Ministry of Transport and Traffic Police in Tajikistan.

May 14, 2024

Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Safe road infrastructure, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

EASST, iRAP and IRF join forces with UNESCAP to update road design standards in Central Asia

Improved road design standards across the CAREC countries is the goal of a new UN ESCAP project being implemented by iRAP, EASST, and the IRF.

March 1, 2024

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Ukraine

Work starts on the Eastern Partnership Road Safety Observatory

As of February 1, 2024 the Eastern Partnership Regional Road Safety Observatory (EaP RSO) is up and running. Hosted by the Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia, the Technical Secretariat is led by the ISET Policy Institute and EASST, and is located in Tbilisi, Georgia, at the ISET Policy Institute.

February 29, 2024

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

EASST supports road safety and sustainable mobility training for CAREC region

EASST Director Emma MacLennan is joining our local partner Public Association ‘Road Safety’ in Bishkek this week to deliver training as part of the CAREC Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility Course.

February 28, 2024

Kazakhstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Working towards a reduction in road deaths in West Kazakhstan Region

This year marks the final year of interventions under the West Kazakhstan Region’s Road Safety Strategy 2020-25.

February 28, 2024

Moldova, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Moldova’s Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

This case study report explores how Moldova was able to achieve a steady decline in the number of road traffic crashes and casualties across the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) and (almost) meet the global target of reducing road fatalities by 50%.

February 21, 2024

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

EASST Partners hold region’s first Active Travel Youth Summits in Central Asia

Last month, EASST partners in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan each hosted an Active Travel Youth Summit in their respective countries, reaching over 100 young people.

December 15, 2023

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