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The German Council for Sustainable Development was convened on the appointment of the Federal Government in the year 2000, in ordr to promote issues regarding sustainability at a national and an international level. Regular conferences, publications, statements.
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen (WBGU) / German Advisory Council on Global Change
The German federal government set up WBGU as an independent, scientific advisory body in 1992 in the run-up to the Rio Earth Summit. The Council`s principal tasks are to: analyse global environment and development problems and report on these, review and evaluate national and international research in the field of global change, provide early warning of new issue areas, [...]
The GTZ is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes, often working under difficult conditions. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis.
The Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt DBU is one of Europe`s largest foundations and promotes innovative and exemplary environmental projects. Website is available in English, Polish and Czech language versions. The DBU office building in Osnabrueck Since 1991, almost 6400 projects have received financial backing totalling about € 1,2 billion. The promotional [...]
The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) was founded in 1992 and now has a staff of about 150 people. The historic buildings of the Institute as well as the high-performance computer are located on Potsdam’s Telegraphenberg campus. At PIK researchers in the natural and social sciences work together to study global change and its impacts on ecological, [...]
The main focus of the Ecology Centre is an integrative approach to fundamental ecological sciences and applied environmental research.
A partner for non-governmental organizations, schools, government agencies, publishing houses, and foundations for over 30 years.
econtur is a private institute for Environmental Education and Consultancy, in which experts are joined together to contribute to the realisation of the decisions of the UNCED-Conference in Rio de Janeiro 1992 for an agenda for the 21st century
The German NGO Forum on Environment and Development was founded 1992 after the UN Conference on Environment and Development. It coordinates activities of German NGOs in international policy processes on sustainable development. Legal representative is the German League for Nature and Environment, umbrella organization of German conservation and environmental protection [...]
Wuppertal lnstitut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie GmbH (WI) / Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
The Wuppertal Institute conducts research in the areas of sustainable development, climate change and resource management. Its website provides English language information on projects, publications and related news.