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Apr. 24 - 26, 2018 Convention

European and Asian Perspectives on China's Belt & Road Initiative

7th Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

China`s "Belt and Road" initiative (BRI) is a major factor in the global development agenda. This international conference brings young scholars from East-, Cenral- and South Asia together to discuss BRI's implications for Europe and Asia. more…

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Apr. 17 - 18, 2018 Workshop

Unlocking the Door towards Development

Improving Access to Electricity in Southeast Asia

Roughly 20 percent of the population in Southeast Asia (134 Million), do not have access to electricity. The strong nexus between energy and other development factors such as education, health, food security, and water, can hardly be overestimated. more…

Mar. 14, 2018 Workshop

Cambodia’s Energy Transition: Introduction of a Policy Paper

Today's energy mix in Cambodia mostly consists of fossil fuels. But how can Cambodia's future energy supply, based on sustainable renewable energy, be designed? Which role does Cambodia play in the whole region of Southeast Asia? more…

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Feb. 1, 2018 Workshop

Sustainability in Global Value Chains

Implementing Free Trade and the Sustainable Development Goals

With open markets companies and businesses are increasingly embedded in Global Value Chains. They thereby heavily influence social and environmental conditions in the respective countries. more…

Brussels, Belgium

Event Reports

Cambodia’s Energy Transition

Presentation of a Research Study

Rapid economic development, a young and fast-growing population, severe impacts of climate change and the aim of providing stable and affordable energy and consumption in a sustainable way: These challenges lay at the heart of [...] more…

Lessons of the German Energy Transition for South Korea

South Korea imports roughly 97 percent of its primary energy from abroad. This comes along with one of the highest per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the world. Right after the presidential election in spring 2017, [...] more…

Smart Cities in Asia-Pacific

Making Sustainable Transitions Successful

The future is "urban" - not only in Asia! But current urbanisation is far from being sustainable. What are the most important challenges for Asian cities? Is becoming "a smart city" the solution? What does "smartness" mean in [...] more…

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