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May 19, 2014


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


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…

December 6, 2013


The 19th Conference of Parties took place last November in Warsaw and was attended by 194 countries, several NGOs and different environmental organizations, resulting in advances of the Durban Platform, the Green Climate Fund, the Warsaw Framework for REDD+ and the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage. more…

November 19, 2013

Presentation of the first private solar energy plant in Rio de Janeiro

The first solar energy plant installed on the roof of a private house in Rio de Janeiro has been inaugurated. All involved parties hope to inspire further micro-generators and to convince them of the advantages arising of power generation by means of photovoltaics. more…

October 25, 2013
Dr. Volker Pilz (KAS), Andrea Brusco (UNEP), Henning Suhr (KAS Costa Rica/Panama) und Jason Spensley (UNEP)

visit to UNEP

Future cooperations on climate change and environment

During a visit of the regional programme to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/PNUMA), in Panama on October 17th, 2013, cooperations on climate change and environment have been agreed upon.

October 17, 2013

A Cooperation with a promising future

First German-Latin-American Conference of Young Entrepreneurs in the Energy Sector

The first German-Latin-American Conference of Young Entrepreneurs in the Energy Sector has focussed on possibilities for future cooperation in the areas energy security and sustainable energy production. more…