EASST News - Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building
EBRD launches “first of its kind” e-learning course for road safety engineering
EBRD has developed a “first of its kind” online road safety engineering e-learning course for road engineers, planners and designers to give them a robust introduction to the fundamental principles of good road safety engineering and auditing based on a Safe System Approach.
November 5, 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
The new normal and building back better: EASST partners meet online to discuss COVID-19, road safety, and future activities in the region
This year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken our All-EASST Partners meeting online. Last month we all met up on Zoom to catch up, reflect, discuss how the pandemic is impacting road safety, and how we can use our work to help countries build back better.
October 14, 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
Examining the impact of COVID-19 on road safety and sustainable mobility in the EASST region
Last month we conducted a survey of our EASST partners to get a feel for the impact of COVID-19 in their countries in terms of road safety and mobility. We will use this data to examine what lessons can be learned and how we can respond to the post-COVID ‘new normal’.
June 5, 2020
Building an evidence base for gender-sensitive transport planning in rural Tajikistan through stakeholder engagement
In honour of International Women’s Day 2020, we’re delighted to announce a new assignment to examine transport needs and road risk in rural Tajik villages from a gender perspective and the role women can play in transport and road safety leadership at a local level.
March 6, 2020
New citizen-led programme to improve accountability of vehicle inspection centres in Georgia
Partnership for Road Safety launch an online platform to inform and empower citizens to hold vehicle inspection centres in Georgia to account.
March 4, 2020
The Stockholm Declaration and the future of road safety in the EASST region
EASST partners meet with their Ministerial delegations to discuss the impact of the Decade of Action and opportunities for the future of road safety across the region under the new Stockholm Declaration.
February 19, 2020
EASST partners meet in Stockholm ahead of the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety
This week our EASST partners from across 15 countries are meeting in Stockholm, Sweden for our 2020 All-EASST partners meeting and to take part in the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety.
February 17, 2020
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