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October 21, 2014

Mercosur and its partners

Integrated Regional Energy Systems

In 2005, a Framework Agreement on Regional Energy Cooperation between Mercosur Member States and Associated States was signed. Almost 10 years later, it is debatable as whether this agreement has fulfilled its goal of advancing regional energy integration. more…

October 8, 2014

2nd German-Latin American Energy Conference

The 1st German-Latin American Energy Conference took place in Lima in October 2013 and created a network for decision makers from the energy and commodity sectors of both regions. The second conference of the network will be held in Santiago de Chile on 29th and 30th of October. more…

August 6, 2014

Second Seminar ATACAMA-LIPEZ

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

The second seminar is planned for San Pedro de Atacama, in Chile, on the 21st and 22nd of August on "Production models and water resources for the region's development: the challenges of economic growth with environmental sustainability". more…

July 22, 2014

Announcing the first Regional Programme Scholar

THE KAS ENERGY SECURITY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME AT EUCERS KING’S COLLEGE LONDON 2014. It is with great pleasure that KAS can announce Flávio Lira as the first Brazilian scholar selected for the KAS-EUCERS 2014 Programme. more…

June 2, 2014

Seminar series ATACAMA - Sustainability in the Atacama Region: a future that compromises three countries

The first of three International Seminars will address the theme of "Water as a Scarce and Necessary Resource- Challenges for its sustainable use" and will take place in Salta, Argentina, 5-6 June. more…

May 28, 2014

THE KAS ENERGY SECURITY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME AT EUCERS KING’S COLLEGE LONDON 2014

The topic of this year’s Fellowship is “(Re-)Emerging Energy Superpowers”. The candidate will be from Brazil and the application deadline is on May 30, 2014. more…

May 26, 2014

FIRST LATIN AMERICAN FORUM FOR URBAN GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

In its first edition, the forum was held in São Paulo. Aiming to promote debate about the importance of green infrastructure in the cities of Latin America, experts from the region presented successful case studies and discussed possible ways of cooperation. more…

May 19, 2014

ADAPTATION FUTURES 2014 - THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The Conference had a prominent participation of international experts on environmental issues and worked as a starting point of the new phase of activities of the KAS´ "Regional Programme on Climate Change, Environment and Energy Security in Latin America". more…

March 27, 2014

CONOSUR 2014

Panel on Environmental Policy in Latin America

The Konrad-Adenauer Foundation supports the 15th CONOSUR RIO. It is a forum of South American countries, created in order to promote integration among South American students of International Relations. On March 26, 2014, one of the panels was dedicated to the topic "Environmental Policies in Latin America". more…

March 24, 2014

German "Energiewende" in Brazil, by Theresa Lieb

The Brazilians require and need a more intensive utilization of renewable energies in order to cover their growing demand for energy. While the Brazilian government is mainly concentrating on the enhancement of the economic growth, projects are at least realized with German funding and expertise. more…