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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…

April 25, 2016

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Resources, Sovereignty and Geopolitics

Competition for natural resources is an important factor in intensifying geopolitical conflicts. RECAP together with Chatham House is co-organizing an international workshop on the current situation and possible solutions on 26-27 May 2016 in Hong Kong. more…

April 19, 2016

The Future of Coal and Chances for Clean Coal

KAS RECAP is co-organizing a workshop on coal with the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) on 5 and 6 May 2016 in Seoul, Korea. International experts will discuss the future of coal as one of the most important fossil energy sources. more…

March 4, 2016

Workshop for students

After COP21: Global Problems, Local Solutions

The decisions of the UN climate change conference now need to be translated into action. In April 2016, KAS RECAP and the Hong Kong America Center will organise a workshop where international students will elaborate climate policy solutions for large cities. more…

February 19, 2016

Research project

Strategic Perspectives for bilateral Energy Cooperation between the EU and Kazakhstan

Central Asia is currently gaining a greater momentum in the energy cooperation between Russia, East Asia and Europe. For the region's largest country, Kazakhstan, the question arises of how to implement a sustainable resource and energy policy satisfying the needs of all regions. RECAP funded a research project of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security which dealt with the current situation and explored possible future developments of Kazakhstan's cooperation with the EU. more…