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 engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

The new UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration officially started on 5 June during World Environment Day 2021. 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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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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IKI country call - climate action and biodiversity conservation in Peru

The submission deadline for project outlines has passed. We are pleased about 29 submitted project ideas - many thanks to all organisations that participated! 


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Thematic selection procedure 2020

The deadline for submitting project outlines has expired and we received 247 project ideas. Many thanks to all the organisations that submitted project outlines! The first phase of the selection procedure is designed as a competition for entrants worldwide, with ideas about projects for climate action and biodiversity conservation in developing and emerging countries.


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IKI Small Grants: 2nd Call ended

Thank you very much for more than 500 project ideas! All project outlines received in full by the deadline will now be evaluated. Applicants will be informed by email about the further procedure after an internal review based on established criteria.



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Working together towards a sustainable recovery

The COVID 19 pandemic confronts all the countries of the world with major challenges. The BMU has developed a "Corona Response Package" as part of the IKI. The package supports the partner countries of the IKI in addressing these challenges.


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News 21.07.2021

Discover the Tracker of Climate Strategies for Transport

How many countries consider transport in their current climate strategies? Find out and learn more about transport in NDCs and LTS with this new tool. 

News 19.07.2021

Joining hands with businesses to scale up climate resilient agriculture

Why implementing a systems-wide approach and boosting private sector engagement in agriculture and land-use is part of the climate solution.

News 15.07.2021

A Global Dialogue on Decarbonising Transport

Over 1000 peers and partners of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) met at the fourth Transport and Climate Change Week from 21 to 25 June 2021.

News 12.07.2021

Climate-resilient infrastructure in Brazil

IKI projects in Brazil support actions to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change.

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UN Decade 2021 to 2030

IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

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Global Ideas - webspecials

Multimedia articles on climate and environmental issues.

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City Climate Finance Gap Fund

Selected articles of the World Bank blog series on cities and climate change


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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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Preventing the spread of pandemics

How the IKI contributes to the well-being of humanity by protecting biodiversity.

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This year´s Transport and Climate Change Week took place from 21 to 25 June - in Berlin and worldwide. 

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Petersberg Climate Dialogue 2021

Information on #PCD12 and news from IKI projects.

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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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Impact of the coronavirus pandemic

We have answered your questions in regard to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on IKI projects.

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