New Delhi, September 12, 2023: The international foundations platform F20 of more than 80 foundations worldwide assesses the results of the Indian G20 Summit as positive overall, as the G20 countries reach a groundbreaking agreement by committing to a tripling of renewable energy by 2030 and include the African Union, i.e. the African continent as a whole, in the G20. [...]
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International platform of foundations and philanthropy calls upon the G20 Heads to increase actions on climate change and future resilience The annual G20 flagship event of the international foundation platform F20, the Climate Solutions Forum, gathered more than 170 guests on the ground in India's capital New Delhi on June 8, 2023, as well as a large number online from [...]
In livestream: Foundations 20 as "part of the solution" in India On June 8, 2023, the international foundations platform F20 will co-host this year's Climate Solutions Forum, "One Earth, One Family, One Future: Resilience for All," with India's Dasra and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundations in New Delhi, India. The hybrid forum aims to stimulate debate in India but also globally [...]
Foundations can take more action on climate and sustainability Paneldiscussion with Svenja Schulze, Nina Smidt, Dorothea Sick-Thies and Ilham Habibie; moderation: Christiane Grefe Leipzig, September 2022: Ilham Habibie from The Habibie Center Foundation in Jakarta put it in a nutshell: “We all have to develop new forms of partnership cooperation and raise credibility in view of the climate crisis that [...]
FOUNDATIONS 20 IN INDONESIA : Urgent call from foundations and philanthropy for much more climate action
International climate network of foundations partners cooperates with key civil society actors in Jakarta At this year's main gathering of the international foundation platform F20, the hybrid Climate Solutions Forum, the most pressing global challenges have been discussed in a solutions-oriented, cross-sector dialogue in Jakarta, especially with a very young, Indonesian audience. Once again, following the G7 meeting in late [...]
Jakarta/Indonesia, September 2022: Foundations Platform F20 and The Habibie Center are pleased to host this year´s (hybrid) F20 Climate Solutions Forum, from Wednesday, September 7th to Thursday, September, 8th in Jakarta together with their Indonesian F20 partners Bina Swadaya Foundation, Wahid Foundation and Yayasan Dharma Bhakti Astra (YDBA) Foundation. The F20 Climate Solutions Forum will be also supported by Filantropi [...]
Munich, Elmau, June 2022: All eyes were on Castle Elmau in the south of Germany in the last days where Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz called upon the G7 member states to convene from June 26th-28th for the G7 summit. The summit was met with high expectations in a very challenging environment with a war in Europe. The world’s ability to [...]
Climate case of a Peruvian farmer and mountain guide against German energy company RWE at the Higher Regional Court of Hamm: judges and experts travelled to Peru / experts examined the danger of a possible flood wave for the plaintiff's house Huaraz, July 2022: The climate lawsuit of the Peruvian Andean farmer and mountain guide Saúl Luciano Lliuya against the [...]
A JUST ENERGY TRANSITION Matching Learning Curves From Germany And Indonesia 22.03.2022: Under the headline of “A Just Energy Transition – Matching Learning Curves From Germany And Indonesia”, the virtual event provided an overview of learning curves from Indonesia and Germany on the energy transition including questions such as CO2 pricing, phase out of coal and upscaling renewable energy in [...]
The RWE case is finally moving forward: in summer, the Higher Regional Court of Hamm will conduct a site visit to Huaraz. The visit had been delayed since 2019 due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In Peru, judges and court-appointed experts will examine the risk of glacial lake outburst flood affecting the plaintiff Saúl Luciano Lliuya’s house. Saúl Luciano Lliuya [...]