Where we work
Our vibrant and effective alliance of road safety NGOs in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia work hard to improve road safety and save lives.
In the 15 countries where EASST works, road deaths and injuries are having a profound and devastating impact on both social and economic development.
Despite having smaller vehicle fleets road deaths in the region are three times higher than in Western Europe.
In Belarus our local road safety partner is the Belarusian Auto Moto Touring Club (BKA). The BKA is a non-governmental organisation and member of the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA), the BKA provide roadside assistance as well as promoting road safety and protecting the interests of drivers across Belarus. As of February 2022, our work in Belarus is currently suspended.
In Tajikistan our local road safety partner is the Young Generation of Tajikistan (YGT) who have been working to improve the lives of young people in Tajikistan since 2004. EASST supports the YGT in its work to improve road safety and support of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-20.
In Uzbekistan our local road safety partner is the National Federation of Autosport and Karting of Uzbekistan (NAFKU). NAFKU is a member of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Their mission is to reduce the risk of road traffic crashes and ensure the safety of vulnerable road users.