Green Light to Develop Urban Public Transport Connectivity and Public Transport Management Proposal for NAMA in Thailand

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BANGKOK, 1 October 2014 – NAMA options were proposed to Policy Coordination and Implementation on Climate Change and Sustainable Transport Committee for the final decision. A preceding NAMA identification and prioritization process was carried out by in a collaboration between the GIZ Transport and Climate Change (TCC) project, the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy […]

Highlights of the Transport-NAMA Session and MRV roundtable meeting from the UNEP Regional Workshop on NAMAs

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1-3 October 2014, Ha Long City, Vietnam Supported by GIZ Thematic session on Transport NAMAs Different types of policy instruments are needed to implement the avoid-shift-improve strategy, and NAMAs can help to overcome several barriers [Presentation] An MRV Roadmap process has been initiated to develop guidance (Reference Document) for countries to establish an MRV system […]

European Motor Vehicle Type Approval System Explained: Lessons for the Philippines

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The Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the ASEAN Region or the Transport and Climate Change (TCC) project, in collaboration with the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of the Philippines, co-organized the “Seminar on Motor Vehicle Type Approval System (MVTAS)” held at the DOTC Multi-Purpose Hall, The Columbia Tower, Mandaluyong City on 26 […]

Thailand Stocktaking Report on Sustainable Transport and Climate Change

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Date: September 2014 Type: Report Country: Thailand Description: This report reviews existing data, policies and international donor activity in the area of sustainable transport, in order to provide policy-makers, researchers, international donors and other stakeholders a reference document for sustainable transport and climate change. Highlights: The transport sector is a major consumer of energy and […]

Towards Policy Improvement in Thailand: Inter-Institutional Gap Finding Exercise

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On 28 August 2014, the Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the ASEAN Region (or TCC, Transport & Climate Change) in collaboration with the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) and the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) co-organized a workshop entitled Transport and Climate Change Policy […]

NAMA Selection Workshop in Vietnam July 25, 2014

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On 25 July 2014, the Energy efficiency and climate change mitigation in the ASEAN Region (or TCC, transport & climate change) cooperated with Department of Environment, Ministry of Transport (Vietnam) to organise a Transport NAMA selection workshop at Movenpick Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam. The workshop brought together participants from different relevant agencies/departments to provide subject matter […]

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, […]