Water Diplomacy

Water diplomacy is crucial for preventing conflict and harnessing the benefits of cooperative water management. On Sept 3, adelphi releases an expert report at the World Water Week on how to enhance hydro-diplomacy. » more

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adelphi at the World Water Week 2014: Meet us in Stockholm!
At the key conference on water issues, adelphi co-convenes a high-level panel to discuss the role foreign policy-makers could play in strengthening transboundary water cooperation. Moreover, adelphi contributes its expertise in the field of water security in the MENA region. » more
adelphi convenes panel on foreign policy challenges of climate change in the Pacific Islands region
What are geopolitical challenges of climate change impacts in the Pacific Islands region and how should we address them? How would a regional vision towards climate resilience and sustainable growth look like? With these questions, adelphi convenes a high-ranking panel at the UN SIDS Conference in Samoa on September 3rd. » more
Vulnerability Sourcebook released: adelphi develops new approach for standardised assessments
In line with the growing importance of climate adaptation activities, there is an increasing need for supporting tools. With the new “Vulnerability Sourcebook”, adelphi and EURAC provide hands-on guidance for conducting standardised vulnerability assessments that can also be used for M&E of adaptation. » more
Ministers report initial outcomes from the Vulnerability Network
Within the framework of the Vulnerability Network, adelphi is analysing Germany’s vulnerability to climate change, together with its academic partners and a broad-based network of public authorities. Initial outcomes are now being reported by federal and state ministries. » more
New perspectives for German-Polish cooperation on low emission strategies
Municipalities are drivers of innovation in climate mitigation and in energy transition in Germany. In Poland, they are also becoming a force to be reckoned with. In a new project, adelphi will strengthen the exchange of experiences between both countries and support the development of new approaches in climate and energy cooperation. » more
Recent publication answers citizen’s most important questions on Germany’s climate policy
With the brochure "Klimaschutz in Zahlen" ("Climate mitigation by the numbers") the German Federal Government is providing information on its climate mitigation targets and the current status of emissions reduction in Germany. This information is aimed at the general public and presents climate policy in Germany in a clear and vivid way. » more
adelphi assess market potential for micro-financing of renewable energy in Asia
In a new project on behalf of the KfW Development Bank adelphi is assessing the potential for microfinance for small-scale renewable energy and energy efficient applications for low-income groups and small businesses in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Nepal. » more
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