EASST News

Catch up with all the latest news from across our EASST network and find out how we’re saving lives on the road.

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

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

News, Occupational Road Safety Management

Addressing at-work road safety risks for delivery and freight drivers

COVID-19 lockdowns have seen an increase in the use of delivery services globally. With this likely to be a continuing trend, we need to address the at-work road safety risks faced by delivery and freight drivers.

June 5, 2020

COVID 19 in Georgia

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

The effects of COVID 19 on Georgia’s public transport system

EASST partner Gela Kvashilava explores the effects of COVID 19 on the public transport system in Georgia, now and in the future.

May 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

Road Safety Children

News

VACANCY: EASST is seeking a new Trustee to take on the role of Treasurer

Join our team. We are looking for someone to take on this governance level role with excellent financial management skills, experience of working in the charity sector, and an interest in international development.

March 4, 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

Moldova, News, Post-Crash Response, Tajikistan, Ukraine

Enhancing post-crash response in the EASST region

This week, EASST Director, Emma MacLennan will be speaking on Enhancing post-crash response at the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety. In recognition of this fact we’ve produced a special blog on our work in this area.

February 20, 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

Children's Road Safety, News

Teaching children about road safety

Our special International Day of Education 2020 blog post talks about why road safety education is important and how our Education Pack is being used to transform kids’ road safety learning globally.

January 24, 2020

Children's Road Safety, News, Ukraine

EASST Road Safety Education Pack launches in Ukraine

The EASST Road Safety Education Pack has been launched in Ukraine by our partners, the Road Safety Support Foundation (RSSF) and supported by FedEx Express Europe.

January 24, 2020

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