Six years of sustainable land transport in the Philippines: GIZ TCC Project Culmination

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Makati City, Philippines – On November 28, 2018, the GIZ Project “Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the Land Transport Sector in the ASEAN Region”, also known as the “Transport and Climate Change (TCC)” Project, commemorated six years of its achievements in advancing sustainable land transport in the Philippines. Mr. Friedel Sehlleier, Deputy Director […]

1st batch “MRV training for sustainable transport” in Malaysia is successful

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November 2018, the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) supported by GIZ held a three days training course on “MRV for sustainable transport” at GreenTech Malaysia training centre. The training took place on the heels of the cooperation agreement  signed in October 2018, by both GIZ and GreenTech Malaysia to join forces in the training of […]

GIZ-transport activities at COP24

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The UN climate summit called COP (Conference of the Parties) is taking place in Katowice, from December 2-14, serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (within the UNFCCC). GIZ-transport is present with a variety of events. Please find all GIZ-transport activities at COP24 here. The Paris Process on Mobility and Climate […]

Looking back and forward to sustainable transport cooperation in ASEAN

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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia – ASEAN and its member states have intensified their policy cooperation on sustainable transport yet more action is needed to effectively address effect of transport to the climate change. At its recent regional project closing event on 12th November, the ASEAN-German Technical Cooperation Project on “Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in […]

Malaysia strengthens climate commitment with formation of a new Ministry – GreenTech Malaysia and GIZ will train government officials in mainstreaming climate change in transport policies.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – On 19th October 2018, the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) under the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and GIZ signed a cooperation agreement to join forces in the training of government officials on the assessment and monitoring of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. The ceremony […]

Improving the Philippines logistics performance – Development of national standards on road-based freight transportation in the Philippines

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Makati City, Philippines – In August 2018, the Department of Industry and Trade (DTI) invited representatives from truckers’ associations, freight forwarding companies, and other private sector stakeholders to join relevant government agencies and civil society organisations to become part of the so-called Technical Committee (TC) No. 84. The newly established committee has the purpose of […]

Advancing the fuel economy labeling policy in the Philippines

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Taguig City, Philippines – Last September 5, 2018, the Department of Energy (DOE) organised a roundtable discussion with the private sector to agree on the provisions of the Philippines’ guidelines on fuel economy (FE) labeling for light duty vehicles. For this roundtable discussion, DOE invited representatives from vehicle manufacturers, importers, and dealers, together with GIZ, […]

Ecomobility – Towards Sustainable Lifestyles

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PERAK, Malaysia, 30 September 2017 – Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) in collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Malaysia) organised the “Ecomobility – Towards Sustainable Lifestyles” seminar at their campus. The seminar is part of WWF’s One Planet City Challenge (OPCC) initiative, created to mobilise action and support from cities in the global transition towards […]