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January 28, 2015

"Global Go To Think Tank Report 2014"

KAS: First place in the category "Best Think Tank Network"

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. achieved excellent results in the latest edition of the “Global Go To Think Tank Index of 2014”, published by the University of Pennsylvania. The Foundation made first place in the category “Best Think Tank Network”. more…

January 6, 2015

Regional Programme under new management

At the beginning of this year, Dr. Christian Hübner takes over the management of the Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America. A shift of the seat of the Regional Programme from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Lima, Peru also took place. more…

December 19, 2014

KAS at COP20

At the climate conference Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung supported actors from the private sector and local governments. Both are important parties in the process of a new bottom up approach within the climate negotiations that stands in contrast to previous top down attempts. more…

December 17, 2014

Seizing opportunities for collaboration between cities and business for sustainable economies

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung supports this study, written by CDP, which examines responses to an annual survey on climate change from 46 city governments in Latin America. more…

December 17, 2014

Urban Sustainability: Experiences in Latin America

ICLEI and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation present the publication "Urban Sustainability: Experiences in Latin America" on specific cases of urban sustainability in different topics. The objective of this study is to inspire cities in the region and the world to rethink their approaches to development. The study is available in Spanish and Portuguese. more…

November 28, 2014

Latin America and COP20

2014 presents a unique opportunity to reposition the region on the international agenda of environmental issues since Peru will host in December, the 20th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change. The report, available for download, provides an overview of the subject in Latin America. more…

November 27, 2014

COP 20 - Official Side Event

CDP Cities Latin America´s Study Lauch

KAS and CDP organize an official side event in the context of the COP20 for the launch of its study "Seizing Opportunities for Collaboration Between Cities and Business for Sustainable Economies". more…

November 21, 2014

Sustainability in the Atacama-Lípez Region: a future that compromises three countries

The Third Seminar of the series Atacama-Lipez will be held in Sucre, Bolivia, on the 2nd and 3nd of December about institutional models for sustainable water management in the region. more…

November 5, 2014

2nd German-Latin American Energy Conference

The 2nd German Conference - Latin American Energy took place on the 29th and 30th of October in Santiago, Chile. The Konrad Adenauer Foundation organized the event along with the Lateinamerika Verein(LAV,Hamburg) and Pflüger International GmbH. Download the full conference report. more…

November 3, 2014

Brazilian policies for the post-2015 and the fight against climate change

The FGV/NPII's seminar in partnership with the Consulate General of Germany was held in Rio de Janeiro and began with the discussion "is it possible and/or desirable to create a pragmatic agenda made of public policy rather than simple general objectives for the Post-2015?" more…