Partners

United Nations Environment

United Nations Environment

UN Environment is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda and promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimensions of sustainable development within the United Nations system. UN Environment serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. Established during the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 15th of December 1972, UN Environment has since provided leadership on environmental issues and encourages partnerships in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
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Partnership of Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

Partnership of Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) is a multi-stakeholder partnership of over 90 organizations (representing UN organizations, Multilateral and Bilateral development organizations, NGOs and Foundations, Academe and the Business Sector). The thematic scope of the Partnership is land transport in developing countries, including freight and passenger transport. Both motorized and non-motorized transport are included. The policies proposed by SLoCaT are universal but the geographical scope of the Partnership is mainly for developing countries. The Partnership's current focus is Asia, Latin America and Africa.
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Chatham House

Chatham House

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Founded in 1920, Chatham House engages governments, the private sector, civil society and its members in open debate and confidential discussion on the most significant developments in international affairs. Each year, the institute runs more than 300 private and public events – conferences, workshops and roundtables – in London and internationally with partners. It also carries out independent and rigorous analysis of critical global, regional and country-specific challenges and opportunities.
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Atlantic Council

Atlantic Council

Founded in 1961 with the mission to encourage the cooperation between North America and Europe in the post-war years, the Atlantic Council has evolved to become a leading think tank which stimulates dialogue and discussion about critical international issues with dedicated programs on Trans Atlantic relations, International Security, Global Business and Economics, Energy and Environment, Asia, South Asia, Eurasia and Africa. From its inception, the Atlantic Council has worked on issues in regions other than North America and Europe, with Asia figuring prominently in the Council's work. The Atlantic Council was among the first organizations advocating for an increased Japanese presence in the international community, and in recent years has expanded its focus with the opening of its South Asia Center and Program on Asia. Through its network of policy experts, former government officials and business leaders from all around the globe, the Council builds broad constituencies to support constructive US leadership and policies. Its program offices publish informational analyses, convene conferences among current and future leaders, and contribute to the public debate in order to integrate the views of knowledgeable individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, interests and experiences.
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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) is one of the leading research institutions and part of a global network of scientific and academic institutions working on questions of global environmental change. PIK plays an active role in activities such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The European Commission, the Federal Government of Germany and a number of other governments, international organizations like the World Bank benefit from the institute´s expertise. Through institutions like Climate-KIC the institute is also in continuous exchange with the business community.
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Energy Studies Institute

Energy Studies Institute

The Energy Studies Institute is a multi-disciplinary, autonomous research institute established within the National University of Singapore in November 2007. The ESI is a leading institute for strategic research and a global thought leader in energy providing independent, quality and timely policy research and analysis of regional and global energy trends and issues in energy economics, security and the environment. ESI provides timely and quality analyses in an evolving energy research landscape influenced by regional and global events. ESI is committed to leveraging the best resources, methods and tools to carry out policy related energy research and to raise public awareness. ESI’s research has been published in key internationally refereed journals and publications.
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International Energy Charter

International Energy Charter

The International Energy Charter is a declaration of political intention aiming at strengthening energy cooperation between the signatory states and which does not bear any legally binding obligation or financial commitment. The International Energy Charter has been formally adopted and signed at the Ministerial Conference, which was hosted by the government of The Netherlands. It maps out common principles for international cooperation in the field of energy.
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European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS)

European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS)

The European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) was established in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London in October 2010. The research of EUCERS is focused on promoting an understanding of how our use of energy and resources affects International Relations, since energy security is not just a matter of economics, supply and technological change.
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Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy of Tsinghua University

Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy of Tsinghua University

Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy of Tsinghua University (3E), established in 1980, is a university-wide interdisciplinary research and education institution, and a joint initiative of Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology, Tsinghua University and School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. 3E is among the pioneers in terms of research on energy systems analysis and climate change among Chinese universities. 3E has also been selected as a key national center for Management Science and Engineering research and education by Ministry of Education. 3E is also among the earliest institutions which are entitled to have doctoral and post-doctoral programs in China.
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The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

The Energy and Resources Institute was formally established in 1974 with the purpose of tackling and dealing with the immense and acute problems that mankind is likely to be faced with in the years ahead. TERI deals with the development of approaches to solve global problems in the areas of energy, environment and current development issues. In the year 2002 the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung started a cooperation with TERI on foreign, trade and security policy aspects of enery.
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Walk21

Walk21

Walk21 is the international organisation supporting and promoting walking. Through their global network, Walk21 aims to help make walking an enjoyable part of daily transport, recreation and health through effective policies, programmes and planning all over the world. Walk21 hosts the only international conference series about walking. Since the Walk21 series began in 2000, it has played a valuable part in the promotion of walking internationally, showcasing cities, publishing best practice and developing new initiatives and partnerships.
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Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT)

Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT)

In a common effort to bridge policy research in South Asia, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in January 2008 set up the Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT) with the objective of bringing together leading think tanks in South Asia to foster a dialogue on cooperation in the region. Besides institutional partners from the region, the COSATT includes experts from all countries of South Asia into its consultations and recommendations. As part of the effort, annual meetings are planned based on a theme to address topical issues of the region. These meetings comprise of a planning conference of participating think-tank heads, an expanded meeting with authors and experts, followed by the final study release before the SAARC Summit. COSATT is facilitated by the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) and supported by the Regional Programme SAARC of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
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Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)

Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS)

Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) is a non-party, non-profit organization and independent think tank devoted to the study of peace and security issues related to South and Southeast Asia and beyond. The institute seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and policy analysis within the context of Bangladesh and other countries of South, Southeast Asia and beyond. Leading strategic thinkers, academics, former members of the Civil Services, Foreign Service, Armed Forces and media persons are associated with the Institute in its endeavour to chalk out a comprehensive framework for peace and security studies. BIPSS is the first such institution in Bangladesh for informed analyses on all aspects of traditional and non-traditional security.
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Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

The Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) is a fully independent research think-tank based in Kathmandu, Nepal. It focusses on peace and security issues and regional cooperation in South Asia and Nepal's constitution making process. It has been holding periodic conferences and seminars on internal security challenges in Nepal, security sector transformation, federalism, and Nepal's conduct of international relations. Headed by well known Nepali academic Nishchal N. Pandey, CSAS's parnership with KAS is centering around Nepal's National Interest Project initiated in early 2010 that will be divided into proposed federal structure, Nepal's foreign and security policy, and energy security.
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Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS)

Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS)

The Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) is a premier think tank based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, working on regional security and strategic issues that concern South Asia. Established in 1993, it is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental organization which encourages research, dialogue, and interaction on a broad range of traditional and non-traditional security studies. As a pioneering regional think tank, RCSS initiates, coordinates and supports research and learning on South Asian strategic and security issues.
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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders, whilst having wide-ranging connections with Mainland China. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking – the necessary foundation and skills for the changing world.
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Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a public research university in Shatin, Hong Kong formally established in 1963 by a charter granted by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It is the territory's second oldest university and was founded as a federation of three existing colleges – Chung Chi College, New Asia College and United College – the oldest of which was founded in 1949.
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City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong is a public research university founded in 1984 as City Polytechnic of Hong Kong and became a fully accredited university in 1994. City University offers more than 130 bachelor degree programs in six schools and colleges and a community college, covering a wide range of subjects from the arts to science and engineering. There are approximately 34,000 students, with around 13,000 undergraduates in the university itself and 6,000 students in the community college. The university has around 3,500 staff members, of which almost 1,000 are academic or teaching support. City University also supports over one hundred thousand alumni with access to services.
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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Today, HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of programmes and degrees. It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.
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Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is one of the top tertiary institutions committed to playing a key role in higher education in Hong Kong. It offers postgraduate, undergraduate and sub-degree programmes, supported by academic and research staff members from different parts of the world. To enrich the students' learning experience, PolyU makes the best use of innovative and technology-assisted approaches of course delivery that actively involve students.
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Climate Change Center, South Korea

Climate Change Center, South Korea

Climate Change Center is a non-governmental organization based in Seoul, Korea to play a crucial role in uniting government, corporates, scholars and civil society to build low carbon society while addressing climate change. Its Policy Research unit conducts contemporary policy evaluation and studies advanced policies in developed countries in order to propose better choices to the national government. It collaborates with policy makers, experts and academia, organizing the Policy Committee that consists of 65 experts in different sectors.
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Messe Düsseldorf Japan

Messe Düsseldorf Japan

Messe Düsseldorf Japan is a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf, one of the leading trade fair organizers globally. The office supports Japanese companies in their globalization through participation in international trade fairs and aims to develop new markets for Japanese customers.
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Tongji University

Tongji University

The Tongji University is one of the most renowned universities in China. Its precursor is the German Medical and Engineering School for Chinese that was founded by the German doctor Dr. Erich Paulun in 1907. Given that the Chinese students had no knowledge of the German language which was essential for the studies, the school organised language courses prior to the studies. Since the 1950’s the university is named “Tongji”. The name Tung-Chi that the school had gotten after extending it’s programmes to technical studies in 1912, is derived from the Chinese phrase tong zhou gong ji (to be in the same boat and help each other).
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Enrich Institute

Enrich Institute

Found by Dr. Pheakdey Heng, Enrich Institute is a pro-green growth organization based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, specializing in research, capacity building, policy dialogue and stakeholder engagement to promote green, inclusive growth locally and regionally. The Institute works on energy, water, climate change, social innovation and youth development.
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Department of Media & Communication (DMC)

Department of Media & Communication (DMC)

The Department of Media and Communication at the Royal University of Phnom Penh started in 2001 as an initiative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). It is the first academic institution for media professions in Cambodia, offering a four-year BA study program. It is supported and managed by Cambodian and international media experts and regionally recognized as Cambodia’s premier academic institute for students seeking careers in the mass media, journalism, and communication professions.
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UACES — The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies

UACES — The Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies

UACES is the Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies. It is a membership organisation for academics, students and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of Europe and the European Union. Its principal activities include: Organising events and conferences, providing funding for members' research activities, collaborating on the publication of books and journals, and supporting a range of Collaborative Research Networks. The object of the Association is to advance education for the public benefit through the promotion of teaching and research in contemporary European Studies.
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ESSCA — École de management

ESSCA — École de management

Founded in 1909 in Angers, France, ESSCA is a grande école specializing in business offering a post-graduate diploma in management accessible immediately after the baccalauréat or secondary school. It is located at four different sites in Angers, Paris, Budapest and Shanghai. ESSCA aims to equip students and managers for a successful and sustainable career through high level academic and professional management programs, developed by research-active faculty, a strong student mentoring system and respect for the traditional humanist values on which the school was founded.
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Hong Kong-America Center

Hong Kong-America Center

The mission of the Hong Kong-America Center is to promote the understanding between Hong Kong and American societies through educational and cultural exchanges. In so doing, the Center advances cross-cultural understanding between Chinese and Americans over the bridge of Hong Kong.
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Griffith University

Griffith University

Griffith University ranks in the top three percent of universities globally. It has 50 000 students on five campuses in South East Queensland, Australia. The mission of Griffith University is to engage in outstanding scholarship that makes a major contribution to society and to produce groundbreaking research. Students will be provided with an excellent education and the capacity to use knowledge gained to exercise influence and make meaningful lifelong contributions to their communities.
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Business Environment Council (BEC)

Business Environment Council (BEC)

Business Environment Council Limited ("BEC") is an independent, charitable membership organisation, established by the business sector in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in 1992, BEC has been at the forefront of promoting environmental excellence by advocating the uptake of clean technologies and practices which reduce waste, conserve resources, prevent pollution and improve corporate environmental and social responsibility. BEC offers sustainable solutions and professional services covering advisory, research, assessment, training and award programmes for government, business and the community, thus enabling environmental protection and contributing to the transition to a low carbon economy.
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Civic Exchange

Civic Exchange

Civic Exchange is an independent, non-partisan, Hong Kong-based public policy think tank established in 2000. With a vision to shape a liveable and sustainable Hong Kong, Civic Exchange's mission is to advance civic education and engage society to influence public policy through research, dialogue and development of practical and sustainable solutions.
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Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong

Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong

EMAHK was set up by a group of graduates of the MSc Environmental Management Programme, which has its first batch of graduates in 1991. Mr Clement Lam was the first Chairman of the Association. The aim of the EMAHK is to improve the quality of the environment in Hong Kong and its vicinity by improving awareness of the importance of environmental management, and to provide professional views on what needs to manage the challenge to the environment, in the face of continuous economic development. Our input will cover issues from environmental policy to specific problems. With the multi-disciplinary and professional background of our members, we believe we differ from other environmental bodies which are generally organized around a specific scope.
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