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.

Kazakhstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Conference marks three years of road safety interventions in the West Kazakhstan Region

Conference organised by the Akimat and EASST, with the support of Shell Kazakhstan and Eni, marks three years of road safety interventions in the West Kazakhstan Region.

July 29, 2022

Children's Road Safety, Kazakhstan, News

New upgrades to improve child safety at highly dangerous pedestrian crossings in Uralsk, Kazakhstan

With the support of Shell Kazakhstan, Eni, and the Safer Roads Foundation, EASST has improved child safety at four highly dangerous sites in the city of Uralsk in the West Kazakhstan Region.

July 29, 2022

Children's Road Safety, Georgia, News

Partnership for Road Safety use SR4S to identify and assess high risk schools in Georgia

With the support of the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme and the FIA Foundation, EASST have been working with local partners in Georgia to identify and assess the safety of 10 school zones the Star Rating for Schools App.

July 1, 2022

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

UN High-Level Meeting on Improving Global Road Safety: The 2030 horizon for road safety

Road safety experts, government ministers, and decision makers meet in New York for the first ever High-Level Meeting on Improving Global Road Safety.

July 1, 2022

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

EASST partners meet in London to mark 20 years of the FIA Foundation

Last week, our EASST partners met in London to attend the 20th anniversary celebration events organised by the FIA Foundation.

June 27, 2022

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

EASST Director Emma MacLennan talks on mobility and women’s access to opportunity in remote and rural areas at the International Transport Forum Summit 2022

Emma was invited by the ITF to present at this year’s Summit in Leipzig on how assess mobility choices for women in rural Tajikistan impacts on economic opportunity.

May 25, 2022

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility

EASST partners participate in #StreetsForLife Week of Action

Last week, EASST partners across Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus took part in a global Week of Action calling for safer roads and streets for life.

May 24, 2022

Azerbaijan, Disability, Mobility and Road Risk, Moldova, News

EASST launches new online Disability Awareness Training course for Public Transport managers

This short online course will help managers understand how to make public transport services more accessible and inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities so they can travel independently and with confidence.

May 24, 2022

News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

What do young people in Central Asia think about active travel and what barriers are preventing them making walking and cycling a viable means of everyday transport?

With the support of the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme, EASST has been working with local partners in Central Asia to better understand the barriers that currently prevent people from walking and cycling in their countries – with a focus on young people.

April 29, 2022

News, Ukraine

EASST donates vital PPE to the Ukrainian State Emergency Services

Following on from EASST’s recent projects with FIRE AID we have now sent a further 4,000 items of crucial PPE to the Ukrainian State Emergency Services.

April 29, 2022

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

New partnership launched to pilot child friendly roads around schools in Azerbaijan

On April 13th, supported by the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched a new partnership in Azerbaijan to develop child-friendly road design and implement child-friendly speed management around schools.

April 29, 2022

Georgia, News, Road Safety Enforcement

New legal amendments in Georgia to see improved regulation of powered two-wheelers

From this week, licensing and the registration of mopeds and light ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) has become mandatory in Georgia.

March 29, 2022

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