Naimjon Mirzorakhimov

Chair of Young Generation Tajikistan, NGO

Naimjon leads the Young Generation of Tajikistan’s road safety projects and regularly works in partnership with development banks and international donors.

Naimjon Mirzorakhimov


Naimjon is Chairman of the NGO Young Generation of Tajikistan, an organisation that works to improve the lives of young people in Tajikistan.  Since 2014, their work has included promoting road safety and implementing road safety projects on behalf of international donors and development banks.

Key Projects

Asian Development Bank Corridor No. 6 Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Ayni – Panjakent – Uzbekistan Border Road, 2016

Naimjon was Project Leader. The project involved carrying out a Safe Villages campaigns in five villages, developing and implementing an advertising campaign targeting young drivers in Panjakent and working closely with public authorities.  A particular focus was given to vulnerable groups including schoolchildren and agricultural workers.

EASST grant-aided project -Improving Road Safety through Education – Firdavsi district, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 2014-2015

Naimjon was Project Manager.  The project aimed to reduce rates of injuries and fatalities of children and adolescents in road accidents. Naimjon oversaw the development of guidelines for teachers to train Young Road Inspectors (YRI); the development of a Handbook for YRI for peer-to-peer training; train the trainer sessions for 20 YRIs; and information sessions for 600 schoolchildren.

EuropAid / GRSP contract “TRACECA Road Safety II: Design and initiate in-country risk factor intervention & ‘Safe to School, Safe to Home’ pilot intervention”, Firdavsi district, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 2015

Naimjon was Project Manager. He had overall responsibility for designing and implementing an anti-speeding initiative.  The project provided a toolkit and technical advice to initiate and pilot “Safe to School, Safe to Home” school-based educational interventions including public awareness campaigns.  The project was designed as a pilot, and it is hoped that it could be a model for scaled up projects at a national level.


Degree from the Faculty of Management, Mountain-Metallurgical Institute of Tajikistan.

Participant at the following events:
ADB, Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC), “Road Safety Workshop”, April 2016, Bangkok, Thailand.

WHO, Brazilian Government, “Second Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety”, November 2015, Brasilia, Brazil.

Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, “Global meeting
of NGOs advocating for road safety and road victims”, March 2015, Marrakech, Morocco.



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