EASST News - Country

News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

Exploring how gender-sensitive transport planning can support women’s economic empowerment

Our Transport Needs Assessment demonstrates how the relationship between women and transport in rural Tajikistan can impact on their ability to pursue economic opportunities.

March 8, 2021

Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News

Azerbaijan embarks on Incident Data Mapping to Improve Pedestrian Safety

FedEx Express funding equips EASST partner AMAK to make roads safer in Baku as vehicle ownership soars.

January 14, 2021

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

Moldova, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

Azerbaijan, Belarus, Children's Road Safety, News, Post-Crash Response, Road Safety Enforcement, Ukraine

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

Kazakhstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Belarus, Children's Road Safety, News

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

News, Post-Crash Response, Ukraine

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

Children's Road Safety, Kazakhstan, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

Tbilisi unveils its first shared and pedestrian-friendly avenue

Safe and accessible spaces for pedestrians and cyclists are now the priority in Tbilisi.

August 19, 2020

Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Disability, Mobility and Road Risk, Moldova, News, Sustainable Mobility

Vulnerable road users prioritised as Chisinau’s Dacia Street is transformed

Safety and accessibility improvements set to transform one of Chisinau’s most dangerous roads.

August 7, 2020

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