The International Climate Initiative


Fisher in Boat

Conservation of wetlands in the Nile Basin

Through its International Climate Initiative (IKI), the German Federal Environment Ministry is supporting a new project with six million euros to promote the conservation of wetlands in the Nile basin. 


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Transparency at global level

Measures to promote transparency and tackle corruption form the basis for sustainable development cooperation.


Mali's Minister of Environment welcomes the participants at the kick-off event. Photo: Solveig Schindler

Comprehensive adaptation strategy for Mali

An IKI project is supporting decision-makers at all levels in implementing measures to adapt to climate change.


Wooden house in Caribean sea

Documentary film: What will happen if the Earth warms by 1.5 degrees?

A documentary co-financed by IKI shows the impact of climate change on the Caribbean.


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Dolphin jumping in water

TV Reports Global Nature

Many marine inhabitants pass through the Gulf of California. Locals need them to continue visiting and are creating protected areas and sustainable fisheries to help.

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Elephant in water hole

Biological Diversity

Learn more about the support of the German Federal Environment Ministry for protecting biological diversity. This film describes the challenges and presents some solutions.



IKI selection procedure 2016

The deadline for the 2016 selection procedure was 1 June 2015 (24:00 CET). Project outlines received after the deadline cannot be considered.

More information on the project selection