OTP AND GIZ STRENGTHEN THE MOVEMENTS ON LOW CARBON MOBILITY

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Bangkok, 21 January 2019 – Roughly 160 officials from National Government and Bangkok’s City Administration, but also academia and private sector representatives gathered at the national TCC Closing Event Moving Towards Low Carbon Transportto learn about the project results and exchange on next steps to move towards more sustainable transport. In his keynote speech, Transport […]

Transport and Climate Change: Why does it matter?

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As air pollution rises to alarming levels in Bangkok these weeks, the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) ,with the support of TCC, developed a public awareness video explaining why sustainable, low-carbon transport is important not only to fight climate change but also to combat air pollution, congestion and noise in Thailand’s […]

Six years of sustainable land transport in the Philippines: GIZ TCC Project Culmination

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Makati City, Philippines – On November 28, 2018, the GIZ Project “Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the Land Transport Sector in the ASEAN Region”, also known as the “Transport and Climate Change (TCC)” Project, commemorated six years of its achievements in advancing sustainable land transport in the Philippines. Mr. Friedel Sehlleier, Deputy Director […]

1st batch “MRV training for sustainable transport” in Malaysia is successful

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November 2018, the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) supported by GIZ held a three days training course on “MRV for sustainable transport” at GreenTech Malaysia training centre. The training took place on the heels of the cooperation agreement  signed in October 2018, by both GIZ and GreenTech Malaysia to join forces in the training of […]

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 […]

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, […]