A platform for knowledge sharing and peer-exchange:
- The 2nd Roundtable of the Asia Clean Mobility High Ambition Leadership Group under the Global Climate Action Partnership (formerly LEDS GP) took place on 6-7 September in New Delhi, India. The event was co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL, NITI Aayog and SLOCAT and supported by the Department of State of the United States of America. Representatives from nine countries identified priority impact areas for a non-binding, regional collaboration plan for transport decarbonisation and sustainable economic development.
- Seminar on Integrating electric mobility and renewable energy to discuss the pathways for energy and transport sector-coupling.
- Moving Forward Series #2 on Renewables and Transport (authored by Angel Cortez from the SLOCAT Secretariat).
- Moving Forward Paper Series on Pandemic Recovery for active mobility, jobs, sustainable freight and travel behaviour impacts (authored by the second cohort of SLOCAT Young Leaders):
- Side event on the future of e-mobility in Asia at the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2021, co-organised with the United States Agency for International Development and National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
- 2020 Asia LEDS Partnership Symposium (December 2020, Taipei): Hosted by the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs to promote further exchanges and cooperation on the low carbon industry between Taiwan and other ALP members. Policy Analysis and Strategic Communications Officer Alice Yiu presented policy implications of the global processes on climate change and sustainable development for the transport sector.
- Co-organised the Pre-event on ‘Tracking progress in Asia’s transport transformation – Opportunities for linking SDG and NDC reporting’ under the NDC Transport Initiative for Asia (NDC-TIA) and the Low Emissions Development Strategy Global Partnership (LEDS GP) Transport Working Group to explore ideas towards a more integrated and structured reporting mechanism for the transport sector.
- Experiences and challenges in implementing electric mobility initiatives (November 2020): Co-organised with the Asia LEDS Partnership and provided a status update on electric mobility trends adopted in different countries.
- Intersection of Transparency, LTS, and Transportation in Asia (September 2020): Presented during a workshop series planned by USAID and ICF on transparency and long-term strategies.
- Participation of SLOCAT Secretary General Maruxa Cardama in a webinar series on post-COVID transitions (July 2020), focused on assisting developing countries to recover from the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.
- Deep Transition and Integration of Power and Transport Systems (January 2020, Washington, DC): Co-led with the LEDS Energy Working Group and Reiner Lemoine Institut. It aimed to build capacity and increase knowledge of APEC member economies on integrated transportation and electricity systems. Brought together 30 individuals representing APEC islands and economies, international organisations and leading research institutes.
- Co-organisation of workshop, ‘Using Green Recovery for fast-tracking NDCs implementation in the transport sector in Asia’ (July 2020) with GIZ: To foster peer-to-peer exchange on good practices and build a network in Asia.