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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


Some 30 years ago, Boutros Boutros-Ghali – who went on to become UN Secretary General – predicted that the wars of the future would be fought over water. His prediction has not yet come true, but when we look at the various regions of the world, it is clear water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource that is indeed at the centre of many conflicts – or is at least exacerbating them significantly. more…

Dr. Gerhard Wahlers | International Reports | October 18, 2017



In the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the fifth consecutive year the Latin-German Conference on Energy was held. It was organized by the EKLA-KAS Program, German Latin Business(GLB), the Argentinian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and LAV. more…

Event Reports | October 5, 2017

Contributions from the G20 to the climate change battle and its financing


The event featured the participation of the representatives from CEPAL (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean): José Luis Samaniego, Director of the Sustainable Development and Human Settlements Division; and from the EKLA-KAS Program: Christian Hübner, the Regional Program Director; who gave the welcome speech and highlighted the importance of the research conducted by specialists Heloísa Schneider , Coordinator, Kristina Taboulchanas, Miroslava Barragán and Virginia Scarmadaglia, who attended the event. more…

Event Reports | October 5, 2017