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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...
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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...
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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...
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COP28 – The Dawn of a Post-Fossil Fuel Era

COP28 – the largest climate conference to date, with almost 97,000 registered participants – started with...
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GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP28

In 2023, the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the UNFCCC will...
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Are Transport Planners Paying Enough Attention to Adaptation?

Transportation planners must urgently shift focus towards adaptation in the face of escalating climate crises. Recent...
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Join a Network of Data and MRV Experts

Our experts from Colombia, Uganda, Indonesia, Thailand and the UNFCCC are expirienced with the practical challenges...
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Sustainable Mobility with Renewable Energies in Morocco

Transportation plays a pivotal role in shaping societies worldwide, facilitating connections among people, and fostering economic...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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“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...
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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,...
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GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP27

COP27 under the UNFCCC will be held between November 6 and November 18, 2022. As in...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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The Future of Thailand’s Sustainable Clean Mobility

BANGKOK, 26 September 2022 – the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), together with...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Leapfrogging to sustainable mobility in Africa

By 2050, Africa is expected to be home to 2.5 billion people – many of whom...
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Common Challenges Require Joint Solutions

Will we succeed in decarbonising transport until mid-century? This was the key question at Transport and...
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Transport and Climate Change Week 2022

The 5th edition of the annual Transport and Climate Change Week was an opportunity to “travel...
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A New Spirit of Sustainable Transport

The spirit of implementing sustainable transport in the beginning of 2022 was marked by a “Training...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Reducing Peru’s Freight Emissions

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Accelerating Electrification with Renewable Power? 

Electrification is high on the political agenda… Electrifying vehicles offers an efficient way to decarbonise motorised...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Empowering cities with national support?

Author: Marion Vieweg Cities are already taking an active role in climate action… In 2020, more...
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How will the New German Government Approach Transport?

Authors: Sebastian Ibold and Daniel Bongardt On December 8, 2021, a new German federal government was...
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Resilience on the Slow Lane?

Author: Marion Vieweg Lack of effort to mitigate climate change… With the Glasgow Climate Pact, the...
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Navigating the Steep Curve Towards a Paradigm Shift

Author: Marion Vieweg The 26th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC was surely a starting...
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Glasgow Shifts Up Gears

On Saturday night, the British presidency concluded the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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New Training for Bankable Sustainable Mobility in Latin America

The formulation of bankable climate initiatives is one of the main challenges in Latin America to...
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Four Years of Advancing Climate Strategies in Kenya’s Transport Sector

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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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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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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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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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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Decarbonising Transport in China | Project Kick-off China component NDC TIA

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

In September 2019, Colombia started its process of updating the NDC to the UNFCCC. The update...
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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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Launch of 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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Continued Commitment to the Development of Sustainable Urban Transport

Climate change and global warming are challenges in all countries, including Indonesia. One of the main...
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The Council for Decarbonising Transport in Asia

The importance of Asia  Responsible for 27% of global transport emissions, Asia has experienced the strongest growth in transport demand since 2000, with absolute emissions in the...
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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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Costa Rica: Montes de Oca Opens First 4km of Cycle Lane

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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NDC Update Kenya: Enhanced reduction target

The updated NDC sets out two important developments from its first NDC, which was submitted in...
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Peer-to-peer dialogues for more climate ambition in transport

“I ask you all to take whatever actions you can, as citizens, experts, managers, and policy...
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NDC Update Vietnam: Focus on Credibility

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Viet Nam kick-starts Transformation of its Transport Sector

“If policy measures are not taken, GHG emissions from the transport sector are expected to triple...
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Taking a Turn Towards Higher Climate Ambition?

In the run-up to COP 26 and in fulfillment of the Paris Agreement, Parties to the...
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Virtual Kick-off Event: NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia – India Component

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the online kick-off event of the Nationally...
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Electric Mobility to Enhance NDC Ambitions

Latin America currently contributes 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, estimations show that, without firm...
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NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA)

Supporting the development of climate-friendly transport policies at national, provincial and municipal level
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Enhancing Climate Ambition in Transport

On Wednesday, April 22, GIZ together with the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLOCAT) organized...
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Chile Submits New Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

In its new Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Chile takes a carbon budgeting approach. This means that...
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Advocacy Campaign to Raise Ambition in Transport

It is more important than ever for countries to set ambitious climate goals to tackle global...
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Latin American Regional Workshop

Developing policies and strategies that contribute to the decarbonisation of the transport sector is essential for...
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First Regional Training on Prioritising Mitigation Actions in Transport

34 participants from Ministries of Transport and Ministries of Environment across Africa underwent a hands-on training on...
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Kenya’s Transport Sector – The Pacesetters of Climate Change Reporting

What is the point of doing something if you are not going to measure progress and...
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Without the Transport Sector, the Paris Agreement’s Goal Is Out of Reach

In order to stay in line with the climate target of 1.5°C we need to ramp...
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Time is Running Out – Carbon Markets Cannot Replace More Ambitious National Commitments – Particularly in Transport

  At the UN Climate Conference (COP25) that just ended in Madrid, acting COP President Carolina...
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CHANGING TRANSPORT at COP25

According to UN Environment’s latest Emissions Gap Report, current ambition under the Paris Agreement are not...
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Modernizing the Jeepney Sector: “I wait for it. I don’t ride the old Jeepneys.”

Maylin Tuano stopped riding old Jeepneys, the most dominant form of public transport, and started to...
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Pathway Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Vietnam

Rapid growth in transport activities since the late 1990s is endangering the achievement of climate targets...
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Webinar: Transport NDC – Building Efficiency and Competitive Transport

On August 28th, the GIZ Office in Peru will hold the Webinar: Transport NDC – Building...
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Improving Air Quality for Peruvian Cities and Citizens

Breathing clean air and having a clinical history free of respiratory diseases are luxuries that millions...
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Climate Finance is Key to Accelerate Action

Timely finance for the implementation of climate actions is both the key and the challenge to...
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How to Stimulate a Global Decarbonisation of Mobility

The Vice Minister of Energy of Costa Rica Rolando Castro Córdoba presented the approach to decarbonising...
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Costa Rica Goes Carbon Neutral by 2050

On February 24th 2019, Costa Rica presented its ambitious plan to decarbonise its economy until 2050....
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Peru is Systematically Operationalising its NDC

The Peruvian Government has been taking big steps towards the systematic operationalization of its Nationally Determined...
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Interview with Martin Delgra, Chairman LTFRB, Philippines

In this interview Martin B. Delgra III, Chairman of The Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory...
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From Global Ambition to National Action: Thailand Launches NDC Action Plan for Transport

While the international community discusses national contributions to stop climate change (so called “NDC”) in Katowice...
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Press Release: Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report

Tracking Transport Emissions Trends, Raising Transport Policy Ambition* On 8 December, the SLoCaT Partnership released the...
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“Every individual has a role to play”

During the Transport and Climate Change Week we seek to integrate several interests, personal backgrounds and...
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We Don’t Need a Revolution – We Need Collaboration!

200 transport experts from 20 countries, highlighted the importance and need to change transport to limit global warming....
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MiTransporte

Mitigating emissions from the transport sector in Costa Rica
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Connecting Transport Colleagues from around the Globe

The second Changing Transport Week is coming up 24 – 28 September 2018! The one-week conference in Berlin fosters...
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Webinar: Transport in NDCs

On Monday, 29th January 2018, the 1.5h webinar Transport in NDCs – lessons learnt and how...
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COP23 Event Review – Low Carbon Transport: G20 on Track?

On November 8th in the German Pavilion within the Bonn Zone and framework of the COP...
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