IKI Small Grants launches 3rd Call for Proposals

The third call for proposals by IKI Small Grants is open from 15th of December 2021 to 15th of April 2022. In a one-stage selection procedure, small regional, national and local organisations based in an ODA-eligible country can apply for funding for local or regional climate and biodiversity projects. IKI Small Grants provides funding between EUR 60,000 and EUR 200,000.


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IKI Newsletter 12/2021

The new issue of the IKI newsletter is out! 


Read more about the current IKI Small Grants call, our webinars on the new Safeguards Policy, work on Green Recovery in Costa Rica and IKI's activities in Vietnam.



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IKI Annual Report 2020

Active for international climate action

The International Climate Initiative (IKI) made its contribution to global climate and biodiversity protection even under difficult conditions. In addition to the most important facts and figures from 2020, the new annual report also presents an excerpt with six examples of project work.


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IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration officially has started in June 2021. The IKI has supported this goal since its foundation in 2008. An overview of the current and future commitment of IKI and the most important projects.


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Thematic selection procedure 2020

The selection of project ideas for the thematic selection procedure 2020 has been completed. We received 248 project ideas and 14 project outlines were selected to proceed to the second stage of the procedure. Many thanks to all organisations that submitted project outlines!


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Thematic call postponed to second quarter of 2022

International Climate Initiative (IKI) will start its next thematic selection procedure in 2022. This will ensure that the funding priorities can be optimally matched to the decisions of the major climate and biodiversity summits being held in 2021.


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IKI Medium Grants 2021: Ideas competition ended!

IKI would like to thank 117 organisations for the more than 183 project outlines submitted. Ideas were called for on the topics of resilience of local populations in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic and adaptation to the consequences of climate change, as well as strengthening participatory processes for ambitious climate protection.


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News 11.01.2022

What land use conflict management has to do with sustainable palm oil

The IKI supports the management of land use conflicts and thus promotes regional sustainability transformation in palm oil production.

News 07.01.2022

First Steps in Costa Rica to measure greenness of tax expenditure

The government of Costa Rica is working on the development of a methodology to classify tax expenditures according to their environmental impact.

News 03.01.2022

#GenerationRestoration: Nature-positive Supply Chains

The IKI presented its concepts for nature-positive supply chains at this year’s Climate Change Conference of the Global Landscape Forum.

Interview 23.12.2021

Rwanda - linking green growth and climate resilience

Interview with Louise Brown, advisor under the Economic Advisory Initiative

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Gender in the IKI

To address the points of interaction between climate change, biodiversity loss and gender, the IKI is working towards gender justice as a central factor

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Global Ideas - webspecials

Multimedia articles on climate and environmental issues.

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UN Decade 2021 to 2030

IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

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Working together towards a sustainable recovery

The Corona Response Package addresses the challenges of the COVID 19 pandemic.

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UN Climate Change Conference 2021

The International Climate Initiative at COP 26

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Homeschooling with IKI

From plastic waste to urban nature and insects: Deutsche Welle’s learning packs bring climate action and wildlife conservation into the classroom - no matter where it takes place. 

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