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 […]

12 future trainers from 4 ASEAN countries trained on MRV for Transport – TCC reaches the next step in the role out of its innovative MRV training

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July 2018, Thailand – Transport professionals from TCC partner government agencies from Viet Nam, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines came together from 23rd to 26th July 2018 to participate in the Training of Trainers Course at the Climate Change International Technical and Training Centre (CITC) of the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) in Bangkok. […]

Development of regional training course: “MRV for sustainable transport”.

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May 2018, Thailand – From 2-4th of May GIZ together with Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management (TGO) held a course development workshop to finalise a regional training course on “MRV for sustainable transport”. MRV stands for “Measuring, Reporting and Verification” and is an approach for monitoring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It is essential for accurately planning and […]

Starting the development of Thailand’s NDC action plan in the transport sector

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Bangkok, Thailand, 27 February 2018 – The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) in cooperation with TCC organised the “Preparation Workshop for Nationally Determined Contribution Action Plan (NDC) in Transport Sector” at Anantara Siam Bangkok. The workshop goal was to review the current status, targets and gaps in connection with the transport sector’s […]

TCC Organises Sunway Bus Rapid Transit Visit Around Ninth World Urban Forum

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Kuala Lumpur, 7th – 13th February 2018, Malaysia hosted the ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF). The agenda included parallel workshops, forums, trainings, technical tours, and high-level roundtable ministerial meetings for many different urban related thematic topics. On February 10th, TCC organised a half-day “Transforming Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) Site Visit to the […]

Hands–on Training for Sustainable Transport Indicators in Malaysia

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Under the 11th Malaysian Plan, Malaysia’s Economic Planning Unit (EPU), with support from UNDP, initiated a preliminary study on Demand Side Management, covering the whole spectrum of the energy sector including transportation. As part of this study, UNDP along with TCC, jointly organised a two-day training on 24-25 January 2017 for a better understanding of […]

TCC Facilitates MRV Training at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi for the Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment

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Bangkok, 23 and 30 September 2016 – The first university training on energy efficiency and indicators organised by TCC has been a great success, not only in terms of knowledge provision, but also in creating lasting personal experiences regarding impacts of the transport sector on climate change and the importance of emission-reduction. The training was conducted as part […]

Highlights of the Regional Workshop on Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs, 5-7 May, Manila

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Following the regional workshops on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMAs) in Singapore in 2013 and Vietnam in 2014, the “TRANSfer” project and the “Transport and Climate Change” project (TCC) of GIZ jointly organised with UNEP a workshop on “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs” held in Manila, Philippines from the 5th to 7th of May 2015. The Climate Change Commission of the Philippines hosted the event.