EASST News - Kyrgyzstan

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

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

Children's Road Safety, Kyrgyzstan, News

EASST and the FIA Foundation visit Kyrgyzstan to discuss improving road safety around schools in Bishkek

EASST and Aggie Krasnolucka of the FIA Foundation spent two days with our local partner, Public Association ‘Road Safety’ (PARS) in Bishkek to discuss children’s road safety around schools.

October 16, 2023

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

School communities feel significantly safer after road safety upgrades in Bishkek

Infrastructure can have an important impact on guiding pedestrian and driver behaviour. This must be an important consideration when developing a road safety strategy.

June 29, 2023

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, News, Tajikistan

Advancing 30km/h speed limits around school zones – Regional Situation Report

The EASST regional Situation Report on advancing 30km/h speed limits around school zones in Eastern Europe and Central Asia supports calls to #RethinkMobility for a sustainable transition to safer streets.

May 15, 2023

Children's Road Safety, Kyrgyzstan, News, Safe road infrastructure

EASST partner in Kyrgyzstan named one of ‘Best People of 2022’ for school road safety upgrades

Chinara Kasmambetova has been named by Kutbilim News as one of the Best People of 2022 for her work to improve road safety at two dangerous intersections in Bishkek.

April 26, 2023

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

Two schools in Bishkek pilot 30km/h while a further two get road safety upgrades

Public Association ‘Road Safety’ are leading the way on improving road safety around schools in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

November 22, 2022

Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Presidential decree aims to tackle urgent road safety issues in Kyrgyzstan

In December 2021, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Sadyr Japarov, signed a Decree aimed at taking “urgent action on road safety issues” in the country

January 12, 2022

Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

EASST network of NGOs mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Each year, our EASST partners pull out all the stops to make this an important day for victims and their families. This year was no different.

November 23, 2021

Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

New infrastructure installed to improve pedestrian safety at dangerous Bishkek intersection

Working closely with the Safer Roads Foundation, local contractors, and local authorities, EASST and PA Road Safety are delighted to unveil this safe new road crossing at Ryskulowa-Molodyaya Guardia in Bishkek.

November 9, 2021

Kyrgyzstan, News, Post-Crash Response

Health Systems and COVID 19, what lessons are there for the road safety community?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many people more aware of the importance of robust and resilient health care systems. Last month we facilitated an online session hosted by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety to find out what this might mean for the road safety community and Pillar 5.

June 5, 2020

Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Remembering those who have been lost with poetry and call to action

PA Road Safety Kyrgyzstan emphasise the urgency for action on World Day of Remembrance as young people deliver a poignant memorial through song and poetry.

December 2, 2019

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