The International Climate Initiative


Four yellow fruits on a wooden table

IKI Photo Competition: A picture is worth a thousand words!

"Effects" - the International Climate Initiative starts its first photo competition!

Water, beach and mangroves

Initiative for protecting mangroves in the Pacific

Five Pacific island countries have agreed on regional cooperation to protect mangroves and signed a corresponding declaration at a meeting in Apia (Samoa).

Big sea riff

UN Summit of small island states

Germany wants to work together with the small island states to better protect the climate. At the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States BMUB announced a further expansion of cooperation.

Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter and David Sheppard signing an agreement

Cooperation with Pacific island countries on protection against climate change

In the run-up to the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States, the German Environment Ministry is funding a new project that aims to protect coastal regions and ecosystems in Pacific island countries from the impacts of climate change.

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Lioness in the bush

film reports global ideas

A conservation group is compensating local farmers in Ethiopia's Kafa region, whose lifestock is often seized by rare mountain lions. In return, the farmers are helping protect the big cats.

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