Declaration on EU-TRACECA Road Safety II project was adopted at the closing meeting of the project in Tbilisi

18.03.2016

At the end of the event of the EU funded TRACECA Regional Road Safety Project, held on 19 February in Tbilisi, there were made a final overview on the implementation strategy within road safety activity and Tbilisi Declaration.

This event had participation of 90 high-level representatives from the key government and civil society stakeholders Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Tbilisi Declaration adopted that there is a need of consistent approach in tacking road safety, which will benefit all countries in the wider region and to build on EU funded regional project initiatives such as regional guidelines, standardized training and etc.

The most important that the Declaration underlined the strong political commitment at both national and regional levels and application of a safe systems approach is a prerequisite for effective action in road safety. Draft Declaration is available here.

It should be noted that EU-funded regional transport project “Road Safety II” was undertaken over the last 2 years (January 2014 to January 2016).

The project aiming to support beneficiary countries in developing and implementing technical programmed activities to improve and guarantee on a continuous basis road and vehicle safety in accordance with international standards as well as in the implementation of TRACECA Regional Road Safety Action Plan. These 10 beneficiary countries are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

 

 

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Permanent Secretaritat of the IGC TRACECA