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News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility

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

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

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

Armenia, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

two road safety girls

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

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

vehicle inspection centres in georgia

Georgia, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Moldova, News, Road Safety Enforcement, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

New police actions for tackling drink-driving and speeding in Moldova

Moldovan authorities and national stakeholders meet to develop actions to prevent the number of road crashes in the country.

January 20, 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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