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.


Further details ...

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.


Read more on this topic ...

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.


Further information ...

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! 


Read more ...

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.


Further information ...

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.



Further information …

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.


Read more on this topic ...

mandarin trees

News 13.09.2021

Watersaving irrigation system in Viet Nam

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the installation of an irrigation system was supervised by the IKI project team via Whatsapp.


News 08.09.2021

Recovery of ecosystem functions in the Ukraine

IKI supports Ecosystem-based Adaptation in the Roztochya biosphere reserve in the Lviv region.

News 06.09.2021

Homeschooling with IKI - learning pack "Protecting wild animal habitats"

Our current learning pack introduces people who are helping wild animals in need and who are doing conservation work where they live.

Interview 02.09.2021

Green Recovery - experiences from Colombia

In the interview, Mónica Parra talks about her practical experience working for the Economic Advisory Initiative.

IKI Twitter Feed


The monthly IKI newsletter provides up-to-date information.

Subscribe now

Global Ideas - webspecials

Multimedia articles on climate and environmental issues.

Read more ...

UN Decade 2021 to 2030

IKI engagement for the restoration of ecosystems

Read more ...

Working together towards a sustainable recovery

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

Go to the article ...

City Climate Finance Gap Fund

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


Read more ...

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. 

To the learning packs ...

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic

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

To the FAQs