Analysis of COP21 by SLoCaT
“While hopes are high, the burden of expectation is higher” (representative from South Africa in the COP21 closing session).
Shortly after the end of the COP21, the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon transport (SLoCaT) has published an initial assessment of the Paris Agreement and the associated COP21 decision.
Introductory Workshop on Service Contracts in Manila
As part of the NAMA development process, the TRANSfer project supported the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of the Philippines in conducting an Introductory Workshop on Service Contracts. The workshop took place in Manila on May 29 2015 and attracted 70 participants Continue reading
Animated introductory video – TRANSPerú
With the objective to present the Peruvian Sustainable Urban Transport NAMA “TRANSPerú” to a wider public at COP 20, the Steering Committee of the NAMA prepared an animated introductory video, explaining the NAMA’s approach. The video is available in Spanish and English language. Continue reading
Transport Tackles Climate Change – Summary and Presentations
About 50 participants attended the side event “Transport Tackles Climate Change” on 04 June in Bonn. Five initiatives were presented that aim at strengthening the role of the transport sector in climate change policy and ensuring effective implementation of sustainable, low carbon transport in a forthcoming climate agreement at COP21. Continue reading
Highlights of the Regional Workshop on Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs, 5-7 May, Manila
Following the regional workshops on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMAs) in Singapore in 2013 and Vietnam in 2014, the “TRANSfer” project and the “Transport and Climate Change” project (TCC) of GIZ jointly organised with UNEP a workshop on “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs” held in Manila, Philippines from the 5th to 7th of May 2015. The Climate Change Commission of the Philippines hosted the event. Continue reading
15th Workshop of the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) on Market Mechanisms for Climate Action at the Urban Level
The 15th Workshop of the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) on Market Mechanisms for Climate Action at the Urban Level took place on March 7th -8th in Berlin, with various TRANSfer contributions.
Philippines: Regional Workshop “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs”
Following the regional workshops on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMAs) in Singapore in 2013 and Vietnam in 2014, the TRANSfer project and the Transport and Climate Change project (TCC) of GIZ, jointly organized with UNEP the workshop on “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs” held in Manila, Philippines from 5th – 7th of May 2015. The Climate Change Commission of the Philippines hosted the event. Continue reading
Now available in Indonesian: NAMA SUTRI Full Concept Document
Available in Indonesian language – The NAMA SUTRI Full Concept Document offers a comprehensive overview of the NAMA and presents information on the mitigation measures, MRV and financing. The Ministry of Transportation Indonesia (MoT) and the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) prepared the NAMA SUTRI Full Concept Document in cooperation with the GIZ TRANSfer project.
3rd meeting of the International MRV Expert Group in Bonn
How to refine and scale up MRV blueprints was one of the main questions during the 3rd meeting of the international MRV expert group on March 20th 2015. The MRV expert group of the TRANSfer project was established in 2014 with the aim to further the understanding of Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of transport NAMAs and to support the development of MRV methodologies and MRV guidance for transport activities.
Workshop: “Creating a national programme on sustainable urban transport in Peru”
Peruvian cities often lack explicit national policies for sustainable urban transport and initiatives are often unable to finance themselves. In an effort to establish a new agenda for the construction and operation of an efficient public transport system, the public transport sector has therefore collaborated with the TRANSfer project. Outcomes from this partnership are envisaged to inspire a national programme on sustainable urban transport as a support tool for local governments. Continue reading