EASST News - Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Children's Road Safety, Kazakhstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

West Kazakhstan Region launches Regional Road Safety Strategy and unveils new road safety playgrounds for kids

Last week, EASST’s Serghei Diaconu and Tatiana Mihailova returned to the Uralsk for the unveiling of two brand new mobile road safety playgrounds and launch of the region’s first road safety strategy.

December 2, 2019

Georgia, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Fostering regional road safety collaboration

EASST and WHO Europe host regional dialogue to establish national and regional priorities in preparation of the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in 2020 and renewed global road safety targets for 2030.

December 2, 2019

Children's Road Safety, Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Enforcement, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Campaign leads to increases in seat belt wearing rates in Bishkek

Our summer campaign with PA Road Safety Kyrgyzstan and the EBRD sees 160% increase in seat belt wearing rates in the back seats of cars from baseline.

November 26, 2019

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