Conference on Road Safety
16 April 2007 — Phoenicia Hotel, Beirut, Lebanon

Conference on Road Safety, which will be preceded by a billboard campaign in whole of Lebanon. The diffusion of brochures and leaflets in nightclubs, as it is allowed in Lebanon to drink and drive. There will also be a special party where no cars are allowed.

Contact: Fady Gebrane, Kunhadi
Telephone: +961 3 694789, Fax: +961 1 750044
E-mail: kunhadi@kunhadi.org
Web site: http://www.kunhadi.org

Launching a national partnership between YASA and MECAT University
3 May 2007 — YASA office in MECAT-Hamra, Lebanon

Closing event of the activities of the First United Nations week for Road Safety in Lebanon that had been sponsored by MTC touch, and had been organized by YASA jointly with the World Health Organization Office in Lebanon, the general directorate of Internal Security Forces and the Lebanese Association for School Safety Awareness (LASSA). this event will include the launch of a new YASA office in MECAT-Hamra, and the signature of a memorundum of Understanding between Mecat University and YASA Lebanon for Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention in Lebanon.

Contact: Kamel Ibrahim, YASA Lebanon & MECAT university
Telephone: +961 3091874, Fax: +961 5952587
E-mail: mecat@mecat.edu.lb
Web site: http://www.mecat.edu.lb

Launching National campaign for road safety
11 April 2007 — American University for Sciences and Technology ( AUST)-Saida, Lebanon

YASA and AUST will organize a national event for road safety in AUST campus in Saida. This event will precede a National campaign for road safety that will be organized jointly between YASA, MTC touch, Internal Security Focres and the World Health Organization office in Beirut. the event will be closed with a simulation for a traffic accident where Lebanese Red Cross and Civil Defense will rescue victims from a traffic crash.

Contact: Ziad Akl, YASA International
Telephone: +961 3601972, Fax: +961 5952587
E-mail: ziad@yasa.org
Web site: http://www.yasa.org

Launching of two new YASA offices in Lebanon
22 April 2007 — Zouk Mosbeh - Alma el Chaab, Lebanon

In the occasion of the first United Nations Week for Road Safety, YASA will launch two new offices in Lebanon that will support its sustainable efforts to reduce road traffic injuries in Lebanon. One office is North of Beirut, in the city of Zouk mosbeh (Caza of keserwan), and the second is in Alma el Chaab (Caza of Tyre).

Contact: Mona Akl, Youth Association for Social Awareness (YASA)
Telephone: +961 3 601972, Fax: +961 5 952587
E-mail: mona@yasagroup.org

Launching the Public Awareness campaign for the Urban Transport Developement Project for Beirut
21 April 2007 — Unesco Palace - Beirut, Lebanon

The Urban Transport Developement Project for Greater Beirut area reserved 140 million USD for the improvement of roads in Great Beirut Area. This project is organized by the Lebanese Government ( Council for Developement for Reconstruction). YASA, SRF and Rouge will manage a two year public awareness campaign about safety on intersections, pedestrian safety and about park meters. It will mainly consist of a wide national campaign on Tv, billboard and unipoles.

Contact: Charbel Allam, Scientific Research Foundation ( SRF) and Youth Association for Social Awareness (YASA)
Telephone: +961 5452587, Fax: +961 9215775
E-mail: srf@yasagroup.org
Web site: http://www.yasa.org

National-Arab conference for Road Safety
20 April 2007 — Unesco Palace, Beirut, Lebanon

Under the patronnage of Lebanese Prime minister Fouad Saniora, YASA will organize this National event for Road safety on the occasion of the First United Nations week for Road Safety with wide participation from public and private sectors in Lebanon, and with the participation of selected guests from the Arab region.

Contact: Ziad Akl, Youth Association for Social Awareness (YASA)
Telephone: +961 3 601972, Fax: +961 5 952587
E-mail: yasa@yasagroup.org