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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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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IKI in practise 18.10.2021

Urban planning for climate change

An IKI project in the Philippines is supporting risk prevention and the adaptation of cities to climate-related extreme weather.

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News 18.10.2021

Solar ice machines for fresh fish

IKI project and its partners using innovative ideas to expand the use of renewable energy in Indonesia.


IKI in practise 18.10.2021

A global standard for protected areas

The IKI supports the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to define auditable standards, and ensure the fair and effective management of protected areas throughout the world.

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IKI in practise 18.10.2021

Indigenous peoples and local communities as conservation partners

Since 2013, the International Climate Initiative (IKI) has supported indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) in their efforts to manage protected areas

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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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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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