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Avoid and shift – Achieving various sustainability benefits with active modes and transit

How can mobility develop its full potential to enable people an easy and safe access to...
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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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First Implementation of SUMP in China

A new Approach in Foshan’s Green Mobility Transition With the aim of strengthening green mobility and...
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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...
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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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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...
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Women on the Move – Connect & Chat

Gender visibility means discussions, conversations, like the network offers, webinars, involving members and making them talk...
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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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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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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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Women, Transport and Mobility in Latin America

The National Active Mobility Strategy (ENMA) Urban mobility is fundamental in offering quality of life to...
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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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Reducción de emisiones en el transporte de carga en Perú

Este artículo forma parte de nuestras #StoriesofChange, en las que destacamos el trabajo de nuestros países...
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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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Launch of the first e-bus route in Ho Chi Minh City

Electric buses have started rolling on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City after months of...
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Regional Peer Network for Transport and Climate 

Stay connected to your Regional Peer Network We would like to stay in contact with you…...
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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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Key Outcomes for Increasing Cycling Trips in Guadalajara Metropolitan Area

When we increase cycling trips in a city, we bring improvements not only to people’s health...
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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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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 we Learned from Assessing Kenya’s Regulatory Environment for Electric Vehicles

The government of Kenya is contributing actively to the momentum around electric mobility as a cornerstone...
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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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The First Version of the International Electromobility Course for Latin America Comes to an End

Latin America has shown a solid commitment to electromobility. Significant electric fleets are now operating in...
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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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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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What Role Does Transport Play in Countries’ Climate Plans?

  When: 27 January, 3pm CETWhere: Online Despite the growing share of transport targets, only 8%...
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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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Promoting Gender Equality in Asia

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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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Chile presented its National Sustainable Mobility Strategy

Through the SECTRA Programme of the Ministry of Transports and Telecommunications, the Government of Chile launched...
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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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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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Ha Noi operates its first three E-bus routes

Starting the development of economic and technical norms for e-buses in Viet Nam During the COP26...
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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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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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A critical review – Smart Charging Strategies and Technologies for Electric Vehicles

“What are the relevant strategies for smart coordinated charging that need to be adopted in different...
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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...
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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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COP26 – A launchpad for new partnerships in transport

Countries have been gathering in Glasgow to discuss how to achieve what has been agreed in...
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How to Overcome the Crises?

A Discussion on Green Recovery and the Transition of Transport. Leaders at COP26 made it clear:...
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Paving the Way for People-centered Mobility in Antofagasta

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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The Future of Electric Mobility

Driving electric vehicles: a vision towards sustainable development ⚡️ Electric Vehicles (EV) have become a promising...
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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...
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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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GIZ TRANSPORT AT COP26

The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
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Building Capacities for Electromobility: International Course for Latin America

GIZ launched the new International Course on Electromobility
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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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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

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

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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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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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

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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Strengthening Urban Connectivity through ‘Buy the Service Program’ in Indonesia

The potential for population and urbanisation in accelerating the economic growth is constrained by traffic congestion....
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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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Content Overview SUMP Toolkit

General Information and Outreach This introductory chapter provides information on the concept of SUMPs, its global...
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Cycling Study Will Promote Sustainable Mobility in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area

This article is part of our #StoriesofChange where we profile the work of our partner countries...
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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 formulation of bankable climate initiatives is one of the main challenges in Latin America to...
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Raising the Voice in South East Europe on Transport

This year, Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 brought together experts and decision-makers from all around...
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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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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

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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Urban Transport in the Covid-19 Pandemic Context

Peru is the third most affected country in Latin America after Argentina and Colombia due to...
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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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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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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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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 the 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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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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Electric Mobility and Climate Goals in China

What are the current developments and perspectives of electric vehicles in China? How significant are these...
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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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Tuc Tucs, the Electric Vehicles that Will Help Women Entrepreneurs in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala

Sariah Azucena Susana Caniz Telón gets off the Tuc Tuc with a bundle of bags at...
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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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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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