EASST News - Country
Joint initiative promotes sustainable transport options to make roads safer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
EASST, with the support of the FIA Road Safety Grant Program, is working with its local partners to better understand and overcome barriers to walking and cycling in Tashkent, and to raise awareness of the benefits of switching to these more sustainable modes of transport.
June 24, 2021
Road designers, planners and engineers in Azerbaijan receive EBRD Road Safety Engineering Training
EASST and AMAK facilitate delivery of the EBRD’s Road Safety Engineering course for road designers, planners and engineers in Azerbaijan – covering the fundamental principles of good road safety engineering and auditing.
June 23, 2021
Newly renovated underpass in Dushanbe helps vulnerable road users to avoid dangerous road crossing
With the support of EASST, Young Generation of Tajikistan, and the Safer Roads Foundation, Dushanbe municipal authorities have completely renovated this underpass near to the Zoo in Dushanbe.
June 23, 2021
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
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