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Opening Conference in Tajikistan for EU-SWITCH project RUTSIS

09/12/2020 At a conference for the EU-funded project RUTSIS in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, representatives from the EU Delegation, the Tajik and Uzbek government as well as project partners met. RUTSIS aims to revive and upgrade sustainable silk and Ikat value chains in Central Asia.

Online Kickoff: EU-SWITCH Project RUTSIS in Central Asia Has Officially Begun

17/11/2020 Traditional manufacturing of silk products with natural dyes is close to vanishing in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. An EU-SWITCH Project aiming to revive the silk industry in both countries and establish sustainable textile production principles has now officially launched with an online event.

Weathering Risk: Strategic Advisory Board of climate-security assessment announced

16/11/2020 adelphi and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) are delighted to announce the Strategic Advisory Board for the upcoming flagship climate-security assessment – Weathering Risk: A Climate and Security Risk and Foresight Assessment.

What will the future be like? A look at the city of tomorrow

08/11/2020 adelphi and the Alfred Herrhausen Society invite you to the presentation of our study “Sense the City”, taking place on 18 November. The authors of the study, Franziska Schreiber and Alexander Carius, will discuss urban futures with renowned guests.

NAP monitoring process officially ends – results sobering

04/11/2020 The final report of the monitoring process for the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP) was published on October 8, 2020. This officially ends NAP monitoring, which checked whether and to what extent companies comply with their human rights due diligence obligations.

German-Portuguese Forum 2020: Climate Protection and Economic Competitiveness

02/11/2020 Germany and Portugal wish to use their consecutive EU Council Presidencies to spotlight sustainable business and the Green Deal. At the German-Portuguese Forum, high-level experts from both countries thus will discuss how to combine competitiveness and climate protection in the wake of Covid-19.

ICAP-IETA launched a Carbon Market Virtual Pavilion

02/11/2020 ICAP and IETA have launched a Virtual Carbon Market Pavilion. Recordings and presentation for all events available on the website.

Global water resources at risk – solutions from three years of applied research

22/10/2020 At the final conference of the BMBF initiative “Global Resource Water” (GRoW), experts presented the current challenges of the global water sector and discussed possible solutions. adelphi organised the hybrid-format event, which took place on October 20 and 21, 2020.

Four Studies and a Conference: Real Practice Insights into Multi-level Climate Governance

13/10/2020 The V-LED project has studied real cases of multi-level and collaborative climate action in Kenya, the Philippines, Colombia and South Africa and is now publishing their findings. Practitioners from Kenya and the Philippines will also participate in the ICLEI Daring Cities online conference.

Successful first call of the European City Facility with more than 250 applications

05/10/2020 The first call of the European City Facility (EUCF) closed on 2 October 2020 with more than 250 applications received from municipalities and local authorities from all EU-27 countries and the UK.

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