Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week

The Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week, took place in Salvador, Bahía, Brazil from 19th to 23rd August 2019, designed to advance regional climate action. It aimed to support the implementation of LAC countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement on climate change and action to deliver on the SDGs.
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2019

Emerging Technologies Applied to the Renewable Energy Sector

Workshop
In July, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), through its Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America (EKLA) organized a two-day workshop in cooperation with the International Intelligence Unit of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV IIU), in Rio de Janeiro. The workshop gathered experts from the energy sector, development banks and start-ups as well as technology experts, that are developing solutions on emerging technologies applied to the renewable energy sector.

2019

Zero Carbon Connection

by Karina Marzano Franco

1st Latin American Climate Business Fair
In June, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), through its Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America (EKLA) organized together with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Latin America through its CDP Cities program the ZERO CARBON CONNECTION: 1st Latin American Climate Business Fair, in São Paulo. The event focused on solutions that aim at transforming business and political models in order to reverse climate change and, at the same time, generate value and prosperity

2019

Executive Development Program in Implementation of Climate Change Policies for Caribbean Countries

by Giovanni Burga

In-person Workshop
The in-person workshop of the Executive Development Program in Implementation of Climate Change Policies for Caribbean Countries was held in Panama City, during 5 intense days (from June 17 to 21). The event was organized by OLADE, the EKLA-KAS Program, the Energy Secretariat of Panama and with the support of UNEP DTU.

2019

Apurimac and Cuzco on the path on sustanibility

by Giovanni Burga

Seminario regional
In Abancay, Apurímac region, the third “Workshop Seminar: Abancay, on the path to sustainability, clean energies and climate change in Peru” was held in 2019. This event was organized by the EKLA-KAS Program and the Peru Renewable Energy Network.

2019

Building a policy framework for the promotion of circular economy in Latin America

by Maria Fernanda Pineda

First Workshop
On April 23 and 24, a group of experts in circular economy, convened by the Center for Innovation and Circular Economy (CIEC) and the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America (EKLA KAS), met in Lima to learn about public policy experiences in Peru, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay.

2018

Blockchain Contribution for the Climate Finance

by Karina Marzano Franco

Debate and Launch of the Report
This event launched a Report on „Blockchain Contributions for the Climate Finance: introducing a debate” and discussed its main findings and recommendations.

2018

More energy security with the energy transition: Geopolitics of Renewable Energies

by Nora Marie Zaremba

The 4th conference “Good Governance for Energy Transition” took place in Guatemala. The country with the highest population density of Central America has a big potential for wind and solar power. The fact that renewable energies can lead, in the longer term; into more energy independence is already discerned in the region.

2018

4th Global Climate Policy Conference

by Karina Marzano Franco

Harnessing Research for Climate Ambition and Transparency
The GCPC is an annual event that brings together representatives of both the research and policy communities. This year, we convened a vibrant debate about effective and innovative options by and for the Latin American region.

2018

Environmental Governance with Blockchain Technology

by Karina Marzano Franco

Perspectives and Challenges
Built from the success of previous EKLA activities in the field of Blockchain technology and climate, a workshop on the perspectives and challenges of environmental governance with Blockchain took place on July 24-25, in Lima, Peru.