Author Archives: Michel Arnd

[COP23] Experience Climate Friendly Mobility in Cologne

November 9th, 9:30-16:30

Don’t just learn about climate friendly mobility, but experience it with an excursion to Cologne, one of the largest cities in West Germany with ambitious plans in progress to renovate their bus fleet and expand urban mobility options. The excursion offers detailed strategies and hands-on understandings of challenges and solutions in urban transport in Cologne. No resource of Cologne’s public transportation company, Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe (KVB) AG, will be missed – from KVB headquarters, to their bus depot, subway station, control offices, bike sharing and charging spots. What can be learned from Cologne’s transition to electric buses? Can Cologne’s smart transport systems apply to your own? Join us and find out! Continue reading

Webinar: New Vehicle Fuel Economy and CO2 Emission Standard Regulations

banner-3This webinar focuses on one of the most effective tools to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicle fleets: New Vehicle Fuel Economy and CO2 Emission Standard Regulations. The presentation describes the basics aspects of FE/CO2 regulations: Continue reading

Transport Tackles Climate Change Thursday – Side event at the UN Climate Change Conference

INDCs are expected to become key components of a new climate change agreement, and thus Parties to the Convention must think critically about sectorial approaches. In this context, bold mitigation strategies in the transport sector will be an essential element of raising pre-2020 ambition and meeting post-2020 national targets. Continue reading

Now available: Brochure “The TRANSfer Project – About us”

About Us_ TRANSferToday’s challenges need sound and innovative responces. Read in the in the new TRANSfer booklet how we deliver. Download here.

It features what we do and how we do it and what services we can offer to you. The booklet includes examples of our products and further information.

10 principles for sustainable urban transport – now available in Spanish

20150421Based on the approach “avoid-shift-improve”, the GIZ urban mobility team has designed a vibrant info graphic on 10 principles for sustainable urban transport. The infographic is now available in Spanish! Have a look at the infographic and follow 10 principles of sustainable urban transport! Continue reading

NAMA Facility Appraisal Mission for TRANSPerú

transport-nama-peruNAMA Facility Appraisal Mission for the Support Project to the Peruvian SUT- NAMA TRANSPerú officially concluded under high-level participation.

On Monday, March 16th, after eight days of intense bilateral talks and group workshops, the expert appraisal mission for the NAMA Facility Support Project to the Sustainable Urban Transport (SUT) NAMA TRANSPerú presented its findings to the partners in an official closing event. Continue reading

2nd Meeting of the International Expert Group on Promoting Climate Finance for Sustainable Transport (Lima, 6th Dec 2014)

GIZ_TRANSfer_CFEG_Report_Expert-Group-Meeting-Lima-201412The second meeting of the International Expert Group on Promoting Climate Finance for Sustainable Transport aimed at reviewing activities carried out under the auspices of the Expert Group since the inaugural meeting in Manila, Philippines in September 2014 (see here for more information) and discussing next steps for the Expert Group in 2015. Continue reading

Transport NAMA Report 2014 published

t-nama-reportToday, TRANSfer publishes the 2014s edition of the Transport NAMA Report that is available for download here. Based on the results of a recently conducted survey and expert interview, it gives detailed insights into challenges, good practices and international support needs of Transport NAMA development, financing and MRV. Continue reading

Insights on the Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTRI) NAMA at COP20

indonesiaThe TRANSfer Project will share insights on the Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTRI) NAMA, its process and measures beyond at the Indonesian Pavilion at COP20 in Lima. As a knowledge-sharing platform for actual and real climate actions and efforts in Indonesia, the Pavilion is a place to exchange best practices and lessons learned. Continue reading

Transport Day 2014

PrintThe motto for this year’s Transport Day is “Transport Tackles Climate Change @ Transport Day 2014”.

The BtG/SLoCaT event will be part of COP20 on Sunday 7th December 2014 at Sheraton Hotel, Lima, Peru. International experts, the scientific community and Parties will demonstrate the potential contribution of land transport in climate change mitigation and adaptation. There, TRANSfer will hold a breakout session on NAMAs and MRV.

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