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Setting Sustainable Transport on the Agenda at this year’s COP26

Interview with Daniel Bongardt, Director of GIZ’s Transport and Climate Change program Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) struck an unusually dire tone in its recently released 6th Assessment Report, emphasizing the importance of the upcoming 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC):  “Unless there are immediate, rapid and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, limiting warming […]

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A long way to go: Striving for climate neutral aviation

If the CO2 emissions of the aviation sector were measured as a country, it would be...


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Impulses for Green Recovery and the Transition of Transport

Virtual event by GIZ and UBA on 28 October 2021 4 pm CEST We know: Climate...


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Future of Electric Mobility – Driving EV Vision Towards a Sustainable Development

GIZ, jointly with CharIN, is organizing a half-day convention held under the 6th Electric Vehicle Association...


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How to achieve carbon free transport in Asia by 2050

I personally have the vision that the children of today will take their own children to...


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GIZ at 2nd United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference

The second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference takes place October 14-16 in Beijing, China. It...


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Actions to move sustainably in Latin America

The European Mobility Week beyond Europe European Mobility Week is over! As each year, from September...


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Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for transport in Viet Nam

Supporting the effective evaluation of transport decarbonisation A well-developed MRV system and good data collection is...


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Why is a bank interested in e-buses? Interview with Ian Jennings from EBRD

The electrification of bus fleets combines the benefits of public transport and electric mobility in terms...


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Financing the Intermodal Freight Transport in Java, Indonesia

The Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia and GIZ through TRANSfer III Project are...


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Women in Green Hydrogen tackles Inequality in the Sector

Women constitute just 20 % of panel speakers at green hydrogen conferences. Founded in 2020, Women...


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Peer exchange on sustainable transport transition in Africa, Asia and Latin America

In a joint effort, the three BMU-financed GIZ projects Advancing Transport Climate Strategies, NDC Transport Initiative for Asia and Moving Chile initiated regional...


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Road Map Policy for Truck Fleet Modernisation in Indonesia

The cooperation between GIZ and Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia through the TRANSfer...


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Cycling study will promote sustainable mobility in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area

Due to the need to mobilize daily from peripheral municipalities to central municipalities, the majority of...


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Climate change: “code red for humanity” calls for ambitious NDCs

Thanks to a landmark report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) no doubt...


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The role of green hydrogen and Power-to-X in defossilising transport

The Hydrogen Hours and panel discussion with the World Economic Forum  part of Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 addressed...


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New training for bankable sustainable mobility in Latin America

The innovate course provides tools to formulate sustainable mobility initiatives with a climate perspective The formulation...


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Raising the Voice in South East Europe on Transport

This year, Transport and Climate Change Week brought together experts and decision-makers from all around the...


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Four years of advancing climate strategies in Kenya’s transport sector

Achievements in TraCS’ cooperation with the State Department of Transport Over the last four years, the...


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Connecting Global Realities with Global Discourse

In a joint initiative of the Urban Mobility sector of the EUROCLIMA+ programme and the Advancing...


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Raising the Latin American Voice on Transport

The fourth version of the GIZ Transport and Climate Change Week created a relevant space for...


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What you need to know about Bus Rapid Transit

With the exponential growth of motorisation, cities have leaned towards Urban Mass Public Transport Systems to...


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TCCW 2021: Four publications, a tracker, a novel and a network

The Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 was not only full of interesting sessions, workshop and...


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Getting a glimpse at transport of the future

The newest version of the Climate Action Transport Pathway is available now Imagine the movement of...


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Out now! SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report, 2nd edition

Moving the world towards zero transport emissions requires fast and fundamental changes at all scales. Yet...


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Urban Transport in the Covid-19 Pandemic context

Opportunities towards sustainable, low-carbon mobility in Peru Peru is the third most affected country in Latin...


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Morocco NDC Update: New ambitions for the transport sector

Morocco updated its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...


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Moving towards a national e-mobility in Uruguay

The role of NUMPs in promoting electric mobility Due to urban growth of recent decades, governments...


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A Global Dialogue on Decarbonising Transport

After one week filled with inputs, knowledge exchange, and fruitful discussions, this year’s Transport and Climate...


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Future Ahoy!

“Abgefahren!”, the award-winning comic on the transport transition by the think tank Agora Verkehrswende and the...


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New tool to assess electrification of public fleet

The E-bus global tool is now available in Spanish, and soon will include English and French...


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Transport and Climate Change Week

Building confidence in change  For the fourth time we bring together experts and decision-makers from all around...


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MobiliseYourCity at the European Development Days

A leading example of European cooperation for sustainable urban mobility Urban mobility is an essential sector...


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BLOG: Decarbonising Transport in China | Project Kick-off China component NDC Transport Initiative for Asia

The Chinese government has made the commitment on carbon peaking and neutrality and is developing a...


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Supporting the NDC update in Colombia: an opportunity to review data

Means of implementation will allow carrying out actions and measures In September 2019, Colombia started its...


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Explore transport targets and policies in NDCs and LTS

Did you know that only 17 countries include greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for transport in their latest climate strategies even...


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Electric Mobility and Climate Goals in China – Register for online discussion

What are the current developments and perspectives of electric vehicles in China? How significant are these...


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Launch: New Tracker on Climate Ambition in Transport

When: May 11, 3pm, CESTWhere: Virtually Are you interested to know what countries are planning to...


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Blog: Tuc tucs, the electric vehicles that will help women entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Get to know the story of Sariah Caniz, a woman that works for a greener mode...


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The Council for Decarbonising Transport in Asia

Spotlighting a vision for transformation in transport The importance of Asia  Responsible for 27% of global transport emissions, Asia has experienced the strongest growth...


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Protected: Council for Decarbonising Transport in Asia – Depository

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Thailand and Germany call for energy and mobility transition

On 12 March 2021, German Embassy Bangkok and GIZ joined up to launch the “Moving and...


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Four ways how transport projects at GIZ are going #digitalbydefault in 2021

Digitalising tools, a collaboration between the Telekom and GIZ transport projects on exploring AI-solutions for mobility,...


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NDC TIA Kick-Off Vietnam: “For our climate, transport decarbonization is key”

On 15 March 2021, Le Anh Tuan, Vice Minister of Transport and Helene Paust, Deputy Head of Development Cooperation of...


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BLOG: The Updated NDCs – What Do They Say About Transport?

Already a major contributor to global heating, transport is the sector with the highest forecasted emissions...


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Financing Mechanism for Intermodal Freight Transport Action Programme in Java, Indonesia

Kick-off financial design study on intermodal freight transport Together with the Indonesian government, the TRANSfer project...


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India: E-launch of Report on E-mobility & Low Carbon Passenger Road Transport

“Status quo analysis of various segments of Electric mobility and low carbon passenger road transport in...


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Costa Rica: Montes de Oca opens first 4km of cycle lane

Urban cycling in Costa Rica The Municipality of Montes de Oca, located in the Great Metropolitan...


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