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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IKI Small Grants: Projects selected

The IKI Small Grants team would like to thank all applicants for their great interest! All project outlines received before the deadline were subject to an in-depth review based on defined criteria and were finally selected in consultation with the BMU. Subsequently, the applicants were informed by email about the result of the evaluation and the further procedure.


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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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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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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 23.11.2021

Factoring biodiversity and the 2030 Agenda into recovery

Targeting economic assistance to recover from the consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic in a sustainable way can contribute to climate change mitigation, adaptation and a just transition.

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News 18.11.2021

Learning pack: Ancestral treasures

From sustainable fishing to the use of medicinal plants, many Indigenous communities have long known how to live with and from nature.

News 17.11.2021

Frankfurt School launches is a crowdinvesting platform that gives private investors the opportunity to finance green projects and companies in emerging markets. 

News 12.11.2021

Thailand on the way to more climate action

Thailand is one of the 15 priority countries of the German Federal Environment Ministry (BMU) and therefore belongs to the countries in which the International Climate Initiative (IKI) shows a particularly strong commitment.

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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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City Climate Finance Gap Fund

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


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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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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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