Events - Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific
Developing Skills & Building a Community of Practice
Youth Energy Academy 2021
With support of KAS RECAP, the Regional Resource Centre for Asia and Pacific, Asian Institute of Technology will host an online seminar to reconnect, share progress, strengthen the network between two alumni groups, and equip Youth Energy Academy alumni with an additional set of skills to advance on their project ideas. The platform will create an opportunity for young people in South and Southeast Asia to work together focusing on Decentralized Renewable Energy Approaches.
Benefits & Chances of Green Hydrogen Production in Germany
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Berlin will host an online seminar on the latest development of hydrogen in Germany.
Opportunities and Challenges for a Blue economy in Asia-Pacific region in COVID 19 world
The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), Asian Intitute of Technology (AIT) and KAS RECAP are organising a two-day workshop to discuss the opportunities and challenges in developing blue economy framework in Asia-Pacific. Registration can be done via the links below.
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.
Energy Efficient Retrofiting of Commercial Buildings
Launch of a Practical Guide to Reducing Carbon Emissions
In metropolitan areas like Hong Kong, energy efficiency of buildings plays a key role in greenhouse gas emissions' reduction. KAS RECAP and HK Business Environmental Council BEC launch "A Guide for Energy Improvement of Commercial Buildings".
Climate Change and Resource Security in South Asia
Exploring Security Risks of Climate Change
The workshop in joint cooperation with COSATT/Nepal and INSSSL/Sri Lanka will focus on the challenges and effects of climate change on national and regional security in South Asia. It will particular emphasis on the roleof the Security Sector.
Greening East Asia's energy sector
2017 World Energy Council International Symposium
The World Energy Council is going to hold its 2017 International Energy Symposium in Seoul/South Korea. The event deals with the challenges of harmonizing environment and energy policy on the Korean peninsula and beyond.
Investment Perspectives on Carbon Trading Systems (ETS)
Lessons from the EU Experience for Asia
The Faculty of Law/Chinese University of HK and the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law, National University of Singapore examine challenges, legal issues and investment perspectives under conditions of different emission trade systems.
Strategic challenges for KAS in Asia
Planning conference of the KAS regional programme directors in Asia and Pacific
The environment of the international work of KAS is dramatically changing at a rapid pace. Therefore, the Foundation needs to keep adapting its strategies to new conditions in order to continue its work as professional partner in Asia.
East Asian Energy Security
Keeping the Lights on During Energy Transition
The electricity industry in East Asia is facing challenges. How to manage distributed generation sources while ensuring the economic and environmental sustainability? A joint KAS RECAP/Chatham House seminar shed lights on this transition.
Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment
High-ranking Meeting of environmental officials and experts from Asia-Pacific
UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) bring environment experts from all over Asia together to elaborate and initiate a deeper cooperation. This event is supported by KAS RECAP.
International Trade Regimes and Sustainable Development
A Review of European and Asian Trade Policies
Trade agreements, i.e. WTO rules and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), effectively shape global trade flows. They also provide incentives for sustainable development. The workshop looks into the current status of EU FTAs with Asia from this perspective.
A New Paradigm of Chinese Urban Development?
International students visit four Chinese megacities to examine sustainable urbanisation concepts
During a study trip to China, students and young professionals from Asia, Europe and the US will visit Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Shenzhen to examine new urbanisation concepts. The trip is organised by KAS RECAP and the Hong Kong-America Center.