The International Climate Initiative


State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth and the British Minister for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey gave a press conference during the climate negotiations in Lima.

International climate finance well-invested

Germany and the UK will support ambitious climate mitigation projects in Burkina Faso, Peru, Thailand and Tajikistan from 2015.

Press conference at a building site.

A modern public transport system in Lviv

An information campaign is promoting the benefits of Lviv's new, modern tram system.

Film screening

New communication campaign for forest protection

In Paraguay, an IKI project has initiated a new communication campaign to raise awareness of forest protection and climate change mitigation by linking these issues with cultural influences.

Emissions Gap Report 2014

The Emissions Gap Report 2014 describes what the international community must do to achieve the two-degree target and offers guidance for the ongoing climate change negotiations.

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An elephant taking a bath in a 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.

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Older black man

film reports global ideas

Local clans in Emalu, Fiji, have chosen not to chop down their forest. They benefit from its products and may now also receive additional compensation under the REDD+ program.



IKI selection procedure 2015

The deadline for the selection process was 25 June (24:00 CET). We are currently evaluating all project outlines received before the deadline. 

More information on the project selection