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October 14, 2016

Energy Storage Summit Japan 2016

Energy Storage solutions as a key for transformation

KAS RECAP presented its activities at ESSJ 2016 in in Tokyo/Japan more…

October 13, 2016

Media workshop in Cambodia

How to Communicate Climate Change

KAS RECAP trained journalist students and young reporters in contemporary energy and climate journalism. The best case studies will be awarded in November 2016 in Phnom Penh. more…

August 24, 2016

Energy, climate and security in Asia

At the Limits of Endurance

What is feared in Europe is already a reality in Asia: Up to 30 million people have had to flee their homes. Climate change, energy shortages and competition over resources have exacerbated conflicts among states – a vicious circle that threatens to nullify all developmental progress made thus far and is likely to affect Europe as well. more…

August 23, 2016

Training for students of journalism

Energy and climate journalism in Cambodia

The population of Southeast Asia is heavily affected by climate change and energy shortages. Media plays an important role in informing the people about these phenomena and appropriate adaption strategies. The workshop and a field study are aimed at introducing Cambodian Journalists to energy and climate reporting. more…

July 11, 2016

The role of the EU and China in international climate politics

Political actors like the EU and China play an important role concerning the implementation of the ambitious objectives of COP21. As a result, diverse perspectives arise not only for governments but also for economy and science. This potential will be discussed by experts from both continents during a workshop in October 2016. more…

July 11, 2016

Walk21 in Asia for the first time

Shaping the future of pedestrian traffic in metropolises

Sustainable urban development is increasingly focusing on pedestrians. The international conference Walk21 brings dialogue concerning pedestrian-friendly urban development into metropolises worldwide. The conference on the 16th of October in Hongkong is co-created by RECAP through lectures by European experts. more…

June 16, 2016

Delegation of Asian energy and climate experts in Europe

The political discourse in Asia can significantly benefit from European climate and energy policy concepts and experiences. On invitation of KAS, delegates from six Asian countries came to Berlin, Hamburg and Brussels and seized the opportunity to exchange ideas with representatives of politics, economy and research. more…

May 27, 2016

Workshop by RECAP and Chatham House

Mutual understanding as key for cooperation

At the workshop "Resources, Sovereignty and Geopolitics", experts from numerous countries exchanged ideas about the causes of intergovernmental tensions concerning the access to natural resources in Asia. The focus was on developing concepts for a more efficient cooperation and the prevention of conflicts. more…

May 11, 2016

Regional workshop

Adaptation to Climate Change in South and Southeast Asia

Situated between the Himalaya and the Indian Ocean, South Asia is seriously threatened by the effects of climate change. Against this background RECAP has initiated a series of country studies to "map" the challenges and to develop strategies for adaptation measures. Experts from the region will debate the findings in a conference on 3/4 July 2016 in Kathmandu/Nepal. more…

May 11, 2016

COP21 RECAP Student forum in Hong Kong

New ideas for Asian metropolis

During a students forum on 9/10 April 2016, international students developed new solutions for complex urban development challenges in Hong Kong. The recommendations are presented to the city government of Hong Kong. more…