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IKI solar projects in India receive award  
Date: 27-05-16
Two spiritual and environmentally conscious communities in India have been given the CST and Solar Cooker Excellence Award 2016. Brahma Kumaris and its sister organisation, the World Renewal…  
Jochen Flasbarth at UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi  
Date: 26-05-16
The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) takes place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23 to 27 May.  It is the first in a series of UN conferences focusing on implementing…  
Ecosystem services for policy impacts  
Date: 25-05-16
The global project ValuES (Methods for integrating ecosystem services into policy, planning and practice), held its third Asian-African meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam this April. ValuES is…  
IKI promoting sustainable energy supply in China  
Date: 25-05-16
Expanding renewable energy in cities plays a key role for climate change mitigation in China. In the framework of the project Sino-German Climate Partnership and Cooperation on Renewable Energies,…  
Biodiversity as basis for life on earth  
Date: 24-05-16
“Biological diversity is the basis for live itself, its ecosystems provide vital services”, says Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary for the Convention on Biological Diversity…  
Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)  
Date: 20-05-16
In April, representatives from the ministries of agriculture and the environment in Kenya, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Viet Nam and Zambia met in Rome to jointly address…  
Federal Ministry for the Environment supporting the global protection of the oceans  
Date: 20-05-16
Despite their great importance, the oceans remain among the least protected areas in the world. In particular on the high seas only a few marine protected areas have been established. The Federal…  
Morocco: On the right track towards the UN Climate Change Conference  
Date: 19-05-16
Through its International Climate Initiative (IKI), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) is supporting the Moroccan Government in its preparations for the 22nd UNFCCC Climate…  
A Green Oscar for IKI Climate Protection Fellow  
Date: 18-05-16
Climate Protection Fellow Gilbert Adum from Ghana, who is being funded by the German Environment Ministry, has won one of this year’s Whitley Awards, also known as the ‘Green Oscar’. Princess Anne…  
Bonn climate negotiations: implementation phase begins for Paris climate agreement  
Date: 17-05-16
International climate diplomats will gather in Bonn from 16 to 26 May for their first meeting since the adoption of the Paris climate agreement. This meeting marks the beginning of a new phase of…