TCC Co-Organises Groundbreaking Summit on Green Freight & Logistics in Asia

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Over 100 participants representing 17 countries and 30 organisations convened in Singapore 25-27 June 2014, in the largest–ever event on green freight and logistics in Asia and the Pacific. Over the course of the 3 day workshop, participants identified 58 concrete measures to help Asia’s freight transport sector to save costs, energy and emissions. Substantial […]

ADB Training on Transport, Energy Use and Climate Change in the GMS

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From 21-25 April 2014, the training workshop “Transport, Energy Use and Climate Change in the GMS” was organised by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), with inputs from GIZ, Clean Air Asia and other organisations. Over 25 government officials working on transport and energy sector in the Great Mekong Subregion (GMS) came together to join the […]

Democratic transport planning, can it be done?

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Former project team leader, Stefan Bakker, contributed an editorial opinion in Bangkok Post on transport planning. “A transport system that provides convenient travel mode choices to all parts of society and benefits the economy, requires smart transport planning involving a smart mix of regulation, investments and incentives. There are many ways to get somewhere, and […]

Anti-traffic champs needed in South-East Asia

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With rapidly rising numbers, personal vehicles are expected to clog up South-East Asia’s metropolises. Jakarta’s streets are already home to 28 million motorcycles and 5 million cars. In a story that highlights the severity of traffic congestion, our team members contributed their views and shared GIZ’s experience of working to address this problem. For governments, […]

Fuel efficiency and Transport Demand Management policy can benefit Thailand

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Two international experts, Mr. Axel Friedrich and Mr. Rudolf M. Petersen were invited by Transport and Climate Change project to share their expertise in the discussion meeting with Thai policy makers on August 30th 2013. This event aimed to share European experiences and knowledge on the implementation of two topics on sustainable transport policies, “Transport […]

Regional exchange on NAMAs in the transport sector

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How can NAMAs help sustainable transport in Asia? This was the central question in the first Asia Regional Exchange on NAMAs in the Transport sector workshop, held at the Land Transport Academy in Singapore on 16 August 2013, with participation from twelve countries and six international climate and development organisations. By facilitating exchange between officials […]

Thailand’s National kick-off workshop 5 March 2013

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Under the theme “Advancing Sustainable Transport in Thailand”, the project launched a very warmly welcomed national kick-off workshop on 5 March 2013. The workshop brought together 100 key stakeholders from the transport sector in Thailand. High-level government representatives provided updates on Thailand’s sustainable transport policies, while renown international experts shared global experiences in transport and […]

Small Group Meeting in Thailand “Transport and Climate Change”

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On 17 January 2013, a Small Group Meeting, jointly organized by GIZ and ONEP, took place in the ONEP building of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Bangkok, Thailand. The participating government institutions and organizations (OTP, TGO, EPPO, DEDE and PCD) were invited to this preliminary discussion on the operational modalities of the […]