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Germany-Latin America: Strategic Alliance for a Global Energy Transition Policy

KAS & IASS Side Event to the 4th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

On April 17th and 18th Germany hosted the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2018, the largest Dialogue ever with more than 2,000 participants from 95 countries, 43 ministers and state secretaries and 120 international speakers. On April 16th, KAS & IASS organized an official Side Event to BETD, with a special focus on the German-Latin American Strategic Alliance for a Global Energy Transition Policy. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | April 18, 2018

More than Just Bitcoin

The Potential of Blockchain Technology, Using the Example of Latin America

Today, blockchain technology (BT) has already claimed a prominent position in the sphere of digitalisation. It is becoming increasingly clear that it has countless potential applications, that extend far beyond the Bitcoin digital currency. Eventually, it might even be a safe alternative to weak state institutions, particularly in emerging and developing countries. more…

Dr. Christian Hübner | International Reports | April 16, 2018

Contributions of Blockchain Technology to Climate Finance Transparency Initiatives

Design Thinking Workshop

The Regional Programme for Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (EKLA-KAS) and the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) organized a design thinking workshop on blockchain technology in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The workshop aimed at identifying potential contributions of blockchain technology to more transparency in global climate finance. more…

Lasse Schulz | Event Reports | April 3, 2018

Policy Brief on Trade and Environmental N°1

A Review of Instruments, Negotiations, Processes and Actors Relevant for Latin America

First policy brief of the series “Trade and Environmental Policy” of the EKLA Program of Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung Foundation and the Peruvian Society for Environmental Law more…

April 2, 2018

Distributed Generation:

International Experiences and Comparative Analyses

EKLA-KAS supports this study on Distributed Generation, organized in cooperation with our partner, the Electricity Sector Study Group (GESEL, in its Portuguese version) of the Institute of Economics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE/UFRJ), aiming to facilitate the access to international experiences and best practices. more…

Nivalde de Castro, Guilherme Dantas | March 8, 2018