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 […]

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 […]

Steering the project to the finish line in Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand- On 1 November 2018, the TCC project’s steering committee met at the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP). Dr. Phirun Saiyasitpanich, Director of Climate Change Management and Coordination Division of Office of ONEP chaired the meeting with transport, energy and environment officials from seven government agencies*. With the end of […]

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 […]

The 1st APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy Platform

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April 26-27, 2018, Pathum Thani, Thailand – National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) in cooperation with Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and GIZ TCC conducted “The 1st APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy Platform” at the Thailand Science Park Convention Center, Pathum Thani. The aim of the workshop was to establish […]

Moving Fuel Economy Policy forward in Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand, 25 April 2018  – The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy Planning (OTP) in cooperation with TCC conducted the workshop “Moving Fuel Economy (FE) Policy forward in Thailand” at Pathumwan Princess Hotel Bangkok. The aim of the workshop was to provide and share the newest findings on GIZ’s support for a policy study […]

The Philippines’ DOE conducts stakeholder consultation on regulations for LDV fuel economy labelling

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Taguig City, Philippines – Around 30 representatives of automotive manufacturers, national government agencies, and development partners gathered for a consultation workshop to finalize details of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for implementing fuel economy labelling for light duty vehicles (LDVs). The workshop was held on April 11, 2018 and was organised by the Department […]

New Report Online: Cycling as a Mobility Option for ASEAN Megacities

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In Bangkok and Manila, cycling receives considerable attention from media and policymakers, and is popular as a healthy and fun recreational activity. Yet as a mobility option it still plays a minor, even if increasing, role. At university campuses, cycling is common, but few of the 100,000s of recreational cyclists are using their bikes for […]