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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…

December 23, 2015


Challenges facing the Electricity Industry

Transition to electricity generation by renewable energy sources is posing not only new opportunities as well as challenges to the electricity industry. more…

December 23, 2015


EU-Asia Energy cooperation

In the face of common challenges posed by rising energy demands, both EU and China have recognized the importance of joint efforts on energy security. more…

December 7, 2015

Side event at the UN Climate Conference

Transport Day at COP21 in Paris

Sustainable mobility is one of the crucial aims on the path towards a most climate-friendly way of life. Thus, the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) with the support of RECAP organised the Transport Day on 6-12-2015 as a side event of the UN Climate change conference. more…