Digitalization has made its way into many aspects of people’s everyday life, significantly changing economic, societal and cultural patterns. Fair access to and secure use of data and technology are key factors for viable economic development and social growth. At the same time, the commitment for carbon neutrality and biodiversity protection requires to reimagine well-established […]
From 2 to 4 March 2022, the Sino-German Environmental Partnership together with UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) organised the second Ecosystem Accounting Workshop.
Biodiversity is of crosscutting nature – special technical report to support CBD negotiations from Geneva to Kunming
The study explores in particular the mainstreaming of biodiversity in climate policy, urban planning, the financial sector and in environmental-economic accounting frameworks.
The Federal Environment Agency’s (Umweltbundesamt, UBA) publication “Shaping sustainable digitisation” was translated into Chinese with support from the “Sino-German Environmental Partnership” project implemented by GIZ on behalf of BMUV. Digitisation is not only transforming our society it is also having an impact on the environment: On the one hand, digitisation can improve the state of […]
China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Implications on Ecosystems & Biodiversity
On 29 November, the “Consulting Meeting on CCICED-German Cooperation” took place in a hybrid form to discuss the German contribution in the framework of CCICED Phase VII (2022-2026). Moderated by the German Embassy, participants from the German side included BMUV Head of Division IK I 2 Stephan Contius and UBA President Prof. Dirk Messner attended […]
The Sino-German Environmental Partnership Project participated in the first part of the CBD COP 15 in Kunming under the invitation of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment(MEE). From 11 to 15 October 2021 in Kunming, the Sino-German Environmental Partnership participated in the first phase of CBD COP 15. Delegates and observers from abroad joined online. […]
From 20 to 22 December 2021, the Environmental Partnership Project together with UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) organised the Ecosystem Accounting Workshop. The theme of the workshop was “Urban Ecosystem Accounting: Concepts and Implementation”. Dr. Steven King (UN Environment Programme WCMC), Ms. Zhao Dan (Senior Engineer, Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning […]
The 2nd VOC Series Training was successfully organized online on Nov 15, 17, and 18. The event was co-organized by GIZ Sino-German Environmental Partnership Project and the Foreign Environmental Cooperation Center (FECO) of China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE). Participants are mainly policymakers and researchers relevant to VOC emission prevention and control, with a diverse […]