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 […]

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, […]

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. […]