The International Climate Initiative


River bifurcation in the forest

Climate Summit - new initiatives to protect forests

The German Government is supporting the implementation of the "New York Declaration on Forests" with a new financial commitment to protecting tropical forests.

Minister at speaker's desk

Afterthoughts UN Climate Summit

Hendricks positive about results of UN Climate Summit in New York.

Two men talk at a booth

Winners of the 2014 SEED Awards

The UN Environment Programme presented the SEED Award to young enterprises from developing and emerging economies at a ceremony in Nairobi on 10 September 2014.

Two fire fighters putting out a blaze

Fewer fires in the Cerrado

Germany and Brazil are expanding their successful partnership in the area of biodiversity conservation and climate protection. The German Federal Environment Ministry is promoting integrated fire management in the Brazilian Cerrado with up to EUR 12 million by 2017.

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Gardener in Mexico City

film reports global ideas

For over two decades, Mexico City has battled to combat air pollution and smog with a slew of measures. And they're paying off as old exhaust-belching vehicles are phased out and the megacity becomes greener.

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