Publications

The lithium value chain

The workshop on "The Lithium Value Chain" in La Paz, Bolivia was attended by representatives of the Bolivian government, a delegation from the European Union and experts from Chile and Argentina who discussed the role of South America in the energy transition and cooperation for sustainable development. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | December 11, 2017

After the UN Climate Change Conference COP23: Acting Globally and Locally

How we can prepare people severely affected by climate change

The Paris Climate Agreement in 2015 was groundbreaking. Almost all nations agreed on limiting global warming to well below two degrees. The following conferences in Morocco and Bonn aimed at the implementation of the agreement: A key question is, how severely affected people can adapt on climate change and how they can get fast and sustainable assistance. We discussed these issues with stakeholders and experts from Africa, Europe und Latin America. more…

November 20, 2017

NDCs: What is there for Latin America big cities?

Final Workshop

During the fourth (and last) workshop of the series NDCs: What Is There for American Big Cities? experts from Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Brazil debated the results of the comparative study for the implementation of The Paris Agreement on Climate Change goals (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs). more…

Ilona Gremminger | Event Reports | October 26, 2017

Distributed Generation:

International Experiences and Comparative Analyses

The Regional Programme for Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America, led by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (EKLA-KAS), and the Electricity Sector Study Group (GESEL) located in the Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE/UFRJ) organized a workshop on the decentralization of electrical systems, impacts in the micro generation electric network and its economic-financial consequences for distributors. more…

Ilona Gremminger | Event Reports | October 24, 2017

Development, Infrastructure and Regional Cohesion:

The Experiences of the European Union and South America

This seminar focused on analyzing inter-state relations within the framework of globalization and the formation of regional agreements, seeking to examine to what extent they influence governance and enable sustainable development, cooperation and social cohesion. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | October 23, 2017