News

Stay up to date with the latest news on ambitions and actions related to zero emission transport!

All news

Filter

  • Type

  • Topics

  • Countries

  • Projects

  • Authors

  • Reset

What is Mexico’s New Mobility Strategy about?

Last June a significant change occurred in mobility sector in Mexico. A new strategy in mobility...
Read more

Safe Transition Towards Electric Buses in India

Promotion of Transformation to Sustainable and Climate-friendly Electric Mobility in India (E-mobility) implemented by GIZ and...
Read more

Sustainable Domestic Maritime Transport Roadmap in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Roadmap Workshop Kick-Starts In Majuro Situated perilously close to the ocean, the Republic of the Marshall...
Read more

The Paths of Sustainable Mobility in Africa Lead to Cape Town

Every day, 1 billion people on the African continent walk to work, school, hospital or home...
Read more

Understanding Differences: Carbon Neutrality, Climate Neutrality and Net-zero Emissions

Examining the goals set by countries and the challenges associated with achieving them With approximately a...
Read more

How India is Pushing its E-mobility Transition

India’s commitment to generate 500 GW of non-fossil fuel energy by 2030 and achieve net zero...
Read more

A Successfull 2023 for Women on the Move

The WoM network has completed an eventful year The Mentorship Programme, which began as an online...
Read more

Launching Ceremony for The Pacific Island Supply Vessel on Geoje Island

With the objective of unveiling an innovative sailing cargo ship developed through the collaborative efforts of...
Read more

COP28 – The Dawn of a Post-Fossil Fuel Era

COP28 – the largest climate conference to date, with almost 97,000 registered participants – started with...
Read more

16th UMI Conference Highlights in New Delhi

GIZ for the 5th consecutive time supported the UMI as a knowledge partner at the 16th...
Read more

Unveiling Knowledge and Experience: E-mobility and Fuel Economy Development in China

China has set policies to shift from traditional to eco-friendly vehicles due to rising emissions. Multiple...
Read more

GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP28

In 2023, the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the UNFCCC will...
Read more

Are Transport Planners Paying Enough Attention to Adaptation?

Transportation planners must urgently shift focus towards adaptation in the face of escalating climate crises. Recent...
Read more

Connecting Women to Global Opportunities

Third check-in session of the Women on the Move Mentorship Program Connections and networking are essential...
Read more

The +CargaRápida Programme in Chile: 14 New Fast Charging Stations to Boost Electromobility

Rancagua was the first of the 14 cities with this public infrastructure that allows fully charging...
Read more

Walkway to Sustainable Mobility – Walk21 Conference in Kigali

Celebrating Champions of Walkability Once being called a place of no hope, Rwanda’s capital Kigali has...
Read more

Africa’s Journey Towards Sustainable Mobility

In an era where the global consensus increasingly gravitates towards cleaner and more sustainable transport solutions,...
Read more

Building a Global Network to Achieve Net-zero Transport

Moving towards net-zero requires cross-sectoral cooperation. The role of transport for people and goods affects several...
Read more

Join a Network of Data and MRV Experts

Our experts from Colombia, Uganda, Indonesia, Thailand and the UNFCCC are expirienced with the practical challenges...
Read more

Sustainable Mobility with Renewable Energies in Morocco

Transportation plays a pivotal role in shaping societies worldwide, facilitating connections among people, and fostering economic...
Read more

Do Net Zero Targets Drive Ambitious Climate Action in the Transport Sector?

A growing number of economy-wide net zero targets have been announced in recent years. Together they...
Read more

Free online course Transport Data: From MRV to Action

“Transport Data: From MRV to Action” is an innovative and entertaining online course about the Measurement,...
Read more

Delivering Peer Networks for Sustainable Mobility

From the 11th to the 15th of September, the 6th edition of the Transport Week took...
Read more

Empowering Change

China, as one of the prominent rising economies in Asia, faces many challenges in its process...
Read more

What is happening on Sustainable Transport at the Africa Climate Summit & Africa Climate Week 2023?

The upcoming Africa Climate Summit 2023 is set to be a decisive gathering that will take...
Read more

Capacity Building to Advance Electromobility in Chile

Celebrating a momentous achievement, the Metropolitan Region of Santiago recently welcomed its 2,000th electric bus into...
Read more

Transforming Africa’s transport sector through networking: a catalyst for progress

GIZ is currently running a call for a first “Rethinking Transport Lab”, an exciting initiative designed...
Read more

Know Better to Fight Better: Assessing Land Transport Emissions in Morocco

Emissions from the transport sector are a major challenge for Morocco, as they are for many...
Read more

Revised NDC Action Plan: Thailand Steps up Transport Efforts

A new challenge emerges: Heatwaves, flooded streets, and congestion have already become a reality in Thailand....
Read more

In Step with Jane’s Walk

Jane’s Walk is an international event which celebrates active mobility and the exploration of urban spaces....
Read more

Changing Tracks in Africa 

The blog "Changing Tracks in Africa" highlights the need to involve the African continent in the...
Read more

Indian Delegation Visit to Germany for Knowledge Exchange on Freight and Logistics

A boost for the Indian logistics ecosystem With the launch of National Logistics Policy of India...
Read more

Keel Laying Ceremony for the Pacific Island Supply Vessel

The development of an innovative sailing cargo vessel has provided a comprehensive insight into maritime transport...
Read more

Ambitious Climate Action Needs Better Transport Data

With a prototype database up and running to demonstrate the vision, an effective organisational structure and...
Read more

Transforming Public Transport Through Electrification in Colombia

Colombia has been a leader in sustainable transport in Latin America for many years. Already in...
Read more

Pathing the Way for the Thai Clean Mobility Programme

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

Enhancing Transparency for NDCs in Asia: Technical Training by UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ

Fathimath Raufa Moosa is Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at the Ministry of Environment and Energy of...
Read more

5 Lessons from China, India, Vietnam on Decarbonising Transport and Accelerating Climate Action

The momentum towards low-carbon and sustainable transport is growing globally, but the sector still lags behind...
Read more

Initiating Action Towards an Inclusive Transportation System in India

Her awareness of the needs of various groups of people inspired her to come up with...
Read more

March of Women at Changing Transport

Thank you for being part of the IWD23 campaign! The International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated...
Read more

“Creating a sectoral carbon budget makes climate action tangible

…Putting people in the center makes it approachable” This is how GIZ colleague Andrea Palma put...
Read more

A Fitness Regimen for the Planet

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

Successful charging infrastructure roll-out – study tour findings

During their study tours, two delegations – from the Ministry of Transport of Viet Nam (MOT),...
Read more

Together for Implementation on Nov 17 at COP27

On November 17, 2022, it is Solutions Day at the climate conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh,...
Read more

Study tour impressions: Cycling cities – an option for India?

While the benefits of cycling are widely acknowledged, from decreased congestion and improved air quality to...
Read more

Messages from Dakar – What Africa’s Transport Community is bringing to COP27

From 6 to 18 November the global community is convening at the COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh,...
Read more

GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP27

COP27 under the UNFCCC will be held between November 6 and November 18, 2022. As in...
Read more

The Measure of All Things “GHG” in the Dominican Republic

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

Moving Transport to Net Zero

What is necessary to reach net zero emissions in the transport sector on a global level?...
Read more

Still alive? An update on the COP26 initiatives for transport decarbonisation

One year ago, the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow became the birthplace of four new global...
Read more

Transport Data Commons Initiative: We won 2nd place!

In its seventh round, the German Mobility Prize (Deutscher Mobilitätspreis, DMP) announced the winner of the...
Read more

Lessons Learned on How to Transition to Zero-Emission Transport in India 

In India, the NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) is coordinated by the National Institution for Transforming India...
Read more

Together, we change transport: BMWK hosts partners from Viet Nam and India 

Transforming transport is key to achieving net zero emissions goals and limiting global warming to 1.5°C....
Read more

The Future of Thailand’s Sustainable Clean Mobility

BANGKOK, 26 September 2022 – the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), together with...
Read more

Lessons Learned on Increasing Transport Mitigation Ambition in China

In China, the NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) are working with seven partner organisations to...
Read more

Viet Nam Accelerates Plans to Phase Out Fossil Fuel Vehicles by 2050

On the 22nd of July 2022, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed an approval of...
Read more

Way Forward on Decarbonising Urban Mobility in South-East Europe

Countries in South-East Europe face obstacles when moving towards with sustainable mobility practices and overall decarbonization...
Read more

How to apply the LEAP software in the transport sector

Tutorial This tutorial provides guidance on how to use the Low Emissions Analysis Platform (LEAP) to...
Read more

Promoting Efficient Mobility and Transport Planning in Argentinean Cities

In its second NDC from 2020 to 2025, the government of Argentina has increased its climate...
Read more

Future Ahoy!

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to try something new. “Future Ahoy!” is the result of such a...
Read more

Leapfrogging to sustainable mobility in Africa

By 2050, Africa is expected to be home to 2.5 billion people – many of whom...
Read more

Common Challenges Require Joint Solutions

Will we succeed in decarbonising transport until mid-century? This was the key question at Transport and...
Read more

Transport and Climate Change Week 2022

The 5th edition of the annual Transport and Climate Change Week was an opportunity to “travel...
Read more

Greening Transport post-COVID-19 in Viet Nam: Enterprises’ Response and Recovery

The NDC TIA supporting the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam and Vietnam Automobile Transport Association On...
Read more

A New Spirit of Sustainable Transport

The spirit of implementing sustainable transport in the beginning of 2022 was marked by a “Training...
Read more

The Path to Zero – A Vision for Decarbonised Transport in Asia

A Report by the Council for Decarbonising Transport in Asia The Council for Decarbonising Transport in...
Read more

IPCC lead author Suzana Kahn Ribeiro’s perspective on transport

An interview with the lead author of the transport chapter for Working Group III’s contribution to...
Read more

On the Way to Tracking Transport in Colombian NDC

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

IPCC: “We know what to do. We know how to do it. And now it’s up to us to take action.”

The latest IPCC report (AR6 WGIII) was published on April 4 and lays out mitigation options...
Read more

Strengthening Transport and Climate Actions through Regional Peer Networks

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

NDC-TIA Vietnam in 2022 – A promising Year for Milestone Achievements

The Vietnam Ministry of Transport (MoT) has recently approved the 2022 Operational Plan (OP) for the...
Read more

First-ever Traditional Boat Builder’s Regional Workshop in the Pacific  

The Pacific Traditional Boat Builder’s Regional Workshop that was held on the 15th and 16th of...
Read more

Reducing Peru’s Freight Emissions

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

Capacity Development for Sustainable Urban Transport in Indonesia

SUTRI NAMA & INDOBUS projects support the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation The shift towards public transport...
Read more

Viet Nam at COP26 – From commitment to action 

Steering Committee of the Ministry of Transport established for implementing Viet Nam’s COP26 commitments Immediately after...
Read more

Accelerating Electrification with Renewable Power? 

Electrification is high on the political agenda… Electrifying vehicles offers an efficient way to decarbonise motorised...
Read more

What Role does Transport Play in Countries’ Newest Climate Plans?

Together with the SLOCAT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport, the TraCS project with support from the...
Read more

Series of Technical Peer-to-Peer Exchanges in Latin America concludes.

“It has been very enriching for us to learn about the experiences of other cities and...
Read more

Heavy Lifting Needed to Decarbonise the Freight Sector

Author: Marion Vieweg There is no net-zero without tackling freight… Abating emissions from the transport sector...
Read more

Developing an e-mobility action plan in Ho Chi Minh City

Kick-start with the technical meeting in Viet Nam Our main aim of this research is to...
Read more

What Role Does Transport Play in Countries’ Climate Plans?

  When: 27 January, 3pm CETWhere: Online Despite the growing share of transport targets, only 8%...
Read more

Empowering cities with national support?

Author: Marion Vieweg Cities are already taking an active role in climate action… In 2020, more...
Read more

How will the New German Government Approach Transport?

Authors: Sebastian Ibold and Daniel Bongardt On December 8, 2021, a new German federal government was...
Read more

21 Countries Adopt the Aichi 2030 Declaration for Sustainable Transport in Asia

The battle against climate change will be won or lost in Asia and the Pacific. Mr....
Read more

Resilience on the Slow Lane?

Author: Marion Vieweg Lack of effort to mitigate climate change… With the Glasgow Climate Pact, the...
Read more

Viet Nam’s Green Growth Strategy – a Springboard for Upcoming Climate Change Strategies

The government of Viet Nam has been vigorous in establishing its targets and commitments on greenhouse...
Read more

Navigating the Steep Curve Towards a Paradigm Shift

Author: Marion Vieweg The 26th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC was surely a starting...
Read more

Did Glasgow shift up gears on climate ambition in transport?

COP26 outcomes concerning mobility and transport On Nov 19th, 2021, we discussed with you the implications...
Read more

Glasgow Shifts Up Gears

On Saturday night, the British presidency concluded the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United...
Read more

COP26 – A launchpad for new partnerships in transport

Countries have been gathering in Glasgow to discuss how to achieve what has been agreed in...
Read more

How to Overcome the Crises?

A Discussion on Green Recovery and the Transition of Transport. Leaders at COP26 made it clear:...
Read more

The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Beijing

Following up on the first Global Sustainable Transport Conference held in 2016 in Ashgabat, the Second...
Read more

China’s Updated NDCs and 1+N Policy System for Carbon Neutrality

On 28 October 2021, three days ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties...
Read more

Key Insights About Transport’s Role in National Climate Plans

The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UNFCCC in Glasgow starts these days and...
Read more

GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP26

The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
Read more

Setting Sustainable Transport on the Agenda at this Year’s COP26 in Glasgow

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more