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Hello and welcome!

Introducing the International Climate Initiative (IKI): come and visit us at a choice of two locations in Berlin during this year’s Federal Government Open Day. We look forward to meeting you and talking to you about our work! Read more ... Hello and welcome!

Energy investment package for emerging and developing countries

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Actionwill provide an additional EUR 126 million for decarbonisation in emerging and developing countries through the IKI. To the topic page ... Energy investment package for emerging and developing countries

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Classroom materials about climate action and biodiversity conservation

From plastic waste to urban nature and insects: Deutsche Welle’s learning packs bring climate action and biodiversity conservation into the classroom or into your youth group. Go to the learning packs ... Classroom materials about climate action and biodiversity conservation

Global Ideas: Webspecials

Multimedia articles on climate and environmental issues. Read more ... Global Ideas: Webspecials

Next thematic call in the second half of 2022

The IKI will match the funding priorities with the results of the major climate and biodiversity summits in 2021. Read more ... Next thematic call in the second half of 2022

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New online presence for the IKI

Users can look forward to a new and contemporary design and appreciate the optimised site structure. Read more ... New online presence for the IKI

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IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

The IKI has supported the goals of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration since its foundation in 2008. Read more ... IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

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IKI Projects worldwide

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Since 2008, the IKI has supported over 800 climate and biodiversity projects in approximately 60 developing and emerging countries with a total of 5 billion euros.

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As of 2022, the IKI is working under the leadership of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, in close cooperation with its founder, the Federal Ministry of Environment and the Federal Foreign Office.

IKI News

12.08.2022

Bridging the gap between businesses and national climate plans

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09.08.2022

German Foreign Minister visits Palau

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09.08.2022

Out now! IKI-Newsletter 07/2022

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04.08.2022

Welcome to the Restoration Academy!

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02.08.2022

Industries in São Paolo become more productive and spend less energy

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29.07.2022

Synergies of adaptation, mitigation and sustainable development

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28.07.2022

First biosphere reserves recognised in Georgia

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22.07.2022

One Health: a healthy environment is key to human health

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18.07.2022

Momentum for the energy transition

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14.07.2022

Unlocking clean captive installations

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Project news

  • 18.07.2022 | Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions

    Momentum for the energy transition

    In the Dominican Republic, the energy transition is gaining momentum. Many stakeholders are joining forces to ensure that the Caribbean nation…

  • 14.07.2022 | Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions

    Unlocking clean captive installations

    To meet climate and development goals, sub-Saharan Africa is striving to minimize emissions whilst ensuring economic development.

IKI news

  • 22.07.2022 | Conserving biological diversity

    One Health: a healthy environment is key to human health

    German Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke recently attended the Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) hosted by the International Union for…

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    20.06.2022 | Cross-cutting topics

    IKI sets up Gender Help Desk

    Since November 2021, the IKI is implementing its gender strategy. The strategy is based on a needs based approach and also sets out to contribute to…

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The International Climate Initiative (IKI) in a nutshell (with subtitles)
Thumbnail Video "Reforestation at the origin of coffee in Ethiopia"

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Thumbnail Video "Zacharovanyi Krai National Park | Ukrainian Carpathians"

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