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NDCs: What is there for Latin American big cities?

A case study and workshop project for four big cities and countries in Latin America

The project focused on a selected number of countries and (Mega) cities in Latin America: Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Mexico and Mexico City, Argentina and Buenos Aires, and Peru and Lima. A field visit including a local workshop was carried out in each city; and a final workshop bringing together representatives from all 4 cities and all 4 national governments took place at the end of the project, in Rio de Janeiro. more…

Sergio Margulis, Susan Seehusen, Gabriella Lattari | January 17, 2018

Protected areas and their relationship with food security in a context of climate change

An overview from Bolivia, Brazil and Peru

Investigation developed by Peruvian Society for Environmental Law and sponsored by the Programm EKLA-KAS more…

January 5, 2018

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