Nepal Forum explores policies for more efficient vehicles

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The 8th Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum was held on 27 January 2020, organised by Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) and Clean Air Network Nepal with support from GFEI partner UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). The annual event, which had the theme ‘Towards efficient and zero emissions transport in Nepal’ brought together key stakeholders to initiate policy dialogue and collaboration for sustainable urban mobility and better air quality in the Kathmandu Valley. Around 55 participants from diverse backgrounds, including government agencies, non-governmental organisations, academia, transport entrepreneurs, transport/urban planners, researchers, campaigners and the media, attended.

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Philippines formalises fuel economy labelling law

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GFEI’s ongoing engagement and support to policymakers in Philippines has contributed to an agreement to introduce fuel economy labelling in the country. The Government of the Philippines formally agreed in 2019 to introduce new fuel economy labelling for vehicles, as part of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act, Republic Act 11285.

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