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. […]

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 […]

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 […]