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The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes: more…

June 17, 2017

Cajamarca: Towards sustainability


The third “Towards Sustainability” regional seminar of this year took place on May 19 in Cajamarca city (in the northern Peruvian highlands). Red Energía Renovable Perú co-organized this event. more…

Event Reports | June 3, 2017

Electric interconnection and its relationship with the development agenda in Latin America


Energy integration is an unavoidable process; it vitalizes markets, increases competition and helps to reduce costs in the energy sector. Latin America has the means to universalize access to energy services and ensure energy supply in order to support sustainable economic development in the region, given its wide potential in terms of resources. more…

CONNECTAS Plataforma | Event Reports | June 1, 2017

Trump’s Energy Policy: A Threat to Climate ­Protection in Latin America?

The new U.S. president Donald Trump intends to “unleash” the oil and gas sector in the USA mainly through the deregulation of existing environmental and climate restraints. The withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement is proving itself no less than difficult to accomplish. Nevertheless, one should count on the fact that the U.S. will step considerably back on their international climate obligations. Latin America, which has been counting on a close political cooperation with the U.S. in energy and climate issues, apprehends the beginning of an era of uncertainty. more…

Dr. Christian Hübner | International Reports | May 17, 2017

NDCs: What is there for Latin America big cities?

Second Workshop - Case Study: Mexico City

EKLA-KAS organizes in collaboration with the "International Institute for Sustainability (IIS)" a series of workshops for the implementation of national climate goals by local governments. The second workshop was held on May 11th, in Mexico City, aiming to apply the contributions articulated at the national level within the framework of the Paris Convention to the concrete climatic issues of local policies. more…

Karina Marzano Franco | Event Reports | May 16, 2017