Visionary energy for the future: the launch of the Sense the City website

29/05/2019 The Sense the City project explores ideas and desires for the city of the future. The growing collection of visions is now available on

Project 'Sense the City' at Arch Week in Milan

21/05/2019 Arch week is taking place from 21-26 May in the context of the CCII Triennale di Milano, ‘Broken Nature: Design takes on Human Survival’. ‘Sense the City’ is contributing to the discussions about architecture and urban development with the workshop “Future Factory”.

Climate change hinders the fight against terrorism in Africa

13/05/2019 New adelphi report on the Lake Chad region shows for the first time how one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises can be overcome. It has been launched at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development on 15 May 2019.

4 June 2019: Berlin Climate and Security Conference

03/05/2019 The German Federal Foreign Office, in partnership with adelphi and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), is hosting the Berlin Climate and Security Conference on 4 June 2019.

Protecting the world from crisis: fields of engagement for a sustainable foreign policy

30/04/2019 The determined implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can prevent conflict and safeguard global stability – and, as a new study from adelphi shows, foreign policy has a critical role to play. The study will be presented at the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin today.

EMAS Awards 2019 – apply now!

24/04/2019 The European Commission is once again holding the European EMAS Awards, this time with the theme ‘EMAS as driver of change’. The awards aim to find the best strategies and initiatives to achieve international sustainability goals. The application deadline is 29 May 2019.

21 May, Heidelberg | Catalysing European and Local Climate Action Conference

09/04/2019 European municipalities are key actors in implementing ambitious climate actions. They can drive profound decarbonisation processes and create opportunities for enhancing citizens’ quality of life, prosperity and equality.

30 April, Berlin | Foreign Affairs & the 2030 Agenda (Panel Discussion)

08/04/2019 The challenges facing the international community are increasing, while the willingness to cooperate often appears to be waning. By supporting the 2030 Agenda, German foreign policy can pave the way for transformative change and help prevent future crises.

ClimaHost: Awards for climate-friendly accommodations in the Alps

04/04/2019 On April 4, the awards for the first climate protection competition for hotels and tourist accommodations in the Alps took place. German Federal Minister for the Environment Svenja Schulze and Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger announced the winners.

Sustainable Textiles – the circle is the destination

29/03/2019 The textile industry is considered one of the most polluting and resource-intensive sectors of the economy. How can it be made more sustainable in Germany and Europe? The study ‘Circular Economy in the Textile Sector’ from GIZ and adelphi provides valuable insights.