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Synergies between Climate Action and Industrial Policy: Towards Fuel Efficiency in Thailand

Although Thailand is a major vehicle producer in Southeast Asia, it is the only country that...
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Sustainable Mobility in Morocco: The Kingdom Consolidates its Strategy to Decarbonise Land Transport

A look back at the high-level event held in Rabat on 30 April 2024 to celebrate...
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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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Moving Transport to Net Zero

What is necessary to reach net zero emissions in the transport sector on a global level?...
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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...
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Transport Data Commons Initiative: We won 2nd place!

In its seventh round, the German Mobility Prize (Deutscher Mobilitätspreis, DMP) announced the winner of the...
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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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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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Future Ahoy!

Sometimes it doesn’t hurt to try something new. “Future Ahoy!” is the result of such a...
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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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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...
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Capacity Development for Sustainable Urban Transport in Indonesia

SUTRI NAMA & INDOBUS projects support the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation The shift towards public transport...
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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...
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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...
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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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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....
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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...
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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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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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Towards a Regional Vision for Sustainable Transport in Latin America and the Caribbean

The latest IPCC report reinforces that the climate crisis is the greatest threat to humanity. It...
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Peer Exchange on Sustainable Transport Transition in Africa, Asia and Latin America

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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Getting a Glimpse at Transport of the Future

Imagine the movement of goods and of people in a future less than 30 years from...
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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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The Role of NUMPs in Promoting Electric Mobility in Uruguay

Due to urban growth of recent decades, governments of all regions have pointed out the relevance...
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New Guide to Structure MRV Scheme for E-buses

The guide is available in English and Spanish, and is based in the learnings on the...
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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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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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Financing Mechanism for Intermodal Freight Transport Action Programme in Java, Indonesia

Together with the Indonesian government, the TRANSfer project is working on shifting freight transport from road...
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The Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy of the European Commission: A Critical Assessment

Within the European Union, transport accounts for around a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions (EEA 2020)...
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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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Digital Training on MRV systems in Morocco

Gathering around fourty people online to work on transport data bases and quantify them in a...
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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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Seven Essentials of Designing and Monitoring a Climate Change Strategy for the Transport Sector

When the Advancing Transport Climate Strategies (TraCS) project started in 2017, the implementation of Kenya’s Climate Change...
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New Tool: The MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator

The MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator supports cities and countries in calculating GHG emissions in transport as well...
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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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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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Climate-Friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The TRANSfer III project works with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) on the preparation of two...
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Sino-German Cooperation on Low Carbon Transport

Enhancing dialogue and implementation of long-term mitigation strategies to promote low carbon transport in China
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Tunisia presents first National GHG Transport Mitigation Concept

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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7 Questions for 2 Women in Kenya’s Climate Change Coordination Unit

Background The transport sector is by far much more male dominated than other sectors of the...
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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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Exchanging Know-How on How to Change Transport in Indonesia

On November 27th, a group of officials from the Government of Indonesia visited the GIZ Headquarters...
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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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International Tender on Three E-Buses for Costa Rica

GIZ will purchase three battery electric buses and the charging infrastructure for a pilot project in...
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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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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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Data Is Key to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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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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Towards Decarbonising Transport 2018 – A Stocktake on Sectoral Ambition in the G20

The webinar presents main conclusions of the joint report “Towards Decarbonising Transport 2018 – A Stocktake...
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Creation of a Single Transport Authority for the Metropolitan Area of Lima and Callao

With the aim of reordering and integrating the urban public transport system of Lima and Callao,...
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Two Years and Counting: Bringing the Vision of Transport and Climate Change to Life in Kenya

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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Strengthening Commitments and Synergising Actions Across Indonesian Ministries

The NAMA Support Project SUTRI NAMA and its component INDOBUS held its first Steering Committee Meeting...
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Active Transport and Travel Demand Management

Between 2014 and 2016 TRANSfer supported the Colombian Government in the design of a NAMA on...
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Modernising Public Transport in the Philippines

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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New Technical Brief Outlines Mitigation Requirements of Transport Sector

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear...
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COP23 Side Event “From Ambition to Action”

How can we implement more ambitions climate actions in the transport sector? What are feasible pathways...
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Facilitating the Development of Ambitious Transport Mitigation Actions (TRANSfer)

Developing mitigation actions and facilitating access to climate finance.    
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TraCS to Support Revision of Transport Section in Kenya’s National Climate Change Action Plan

“Climate change was not a priority before TraCS…” said the head of the Roads Services Unit...
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Advancing Transport Climate Strategies (TraCS)

Supporting climate strategies in transport and identifying appropriate action plans.
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ProNAMA

Creating NAMAs for different sectors in Mexiko
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Tutorial: How to Use the MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator

GHG emissions scenarios for mobility plans To ease the use of the calculator, we have created...
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Tutorial: How to use the Data Collection Template for Kenya

The tutorial provides basic information on how to use the document, including how to navigate through...
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Kenya: Transport Inventory and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Tool

The Transport Inventory and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting (TrIGGER) tool is a simple bottom-up spreadsheet model...
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Steering Structure

A tool for the main stakeholders to set up a steering structure for NUMP development and...
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Setting Up a Steering Structure

The implementation of ecodriving projects benefits from having a clear steering structure. This tool comprises a...
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10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport