The International Climate Initiative


Treetop and blue sky

2016 call for proposals announced

The German Federal Environment Ministry opened the International Climate Initiative's 2016 call for proposals.


Barbara Hendricks at the Bonn Challenge

Bonn Challenge on Track to Meet Ambitious Restoration Goal by 2020

Barbara Hendricks: We are well on our way to achieving our goal of restoring a total of 150 million hectares of destroyed forests by 2020.


Wooden rack at sea beach, with cages on top

Sustainable Oceans Lab founded

Marine conservationists from 11 countries and various organisations are engaging in an intensive exchange to develop new ideas for sustainable marine conservation.


Group of children standing at a solar panel

Grenada: A small island state with big climate goals

New BMUB/IKI project: Environmental protection through energy sector reform.


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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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Treetops, filmed from ground

film reports global ideas

The Pau brasil tree on Brazil's east coast is dying out. Its population can only be boosted with help of local communities who have to be convinced that protecting the environment pays off for them too.




IKI selection procedure 2016

The Information on support for projects under the International Climate Initiative for the selection procedure 2016 is published on the IKI website. Project outlines may be submitted until June 1st 2015, 24:00 (CET).

More information on the project selection