Civil Society and Climate Policy: UfU at the Global NDC Conference in Berlin

Until 2020 all parties that ratified the Paris Agreement must revise their nationally determined contributions (NDCs)...


Examination of Legal Regulation of Plastics in Germany

To what extend are the use, production and recycling of plastics legally regulated in Germany? UfU investigated this...


International Symposium: Access to Environmental Information

The Independent Institute for Environmental Issues had the pleasure to invite highly ranked scholars from different...


Strengthen civil society for the implementation of climate policy

Shortly before the beginning of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in the Polish city of Katowice, some...


UfU at COP24 – Workshop „Community Energy for ambitious NDCs“

At this year’s  Climate Conference (COP24) in Katowice, UfU will be present with its project partners BUND and...


Experts from Vietnam learned the on-site analysis of heavy metals in soils

From November 5th to 8th 2018, UfU organized a course about the use of mobile X-ray fluorescence analysis for the fast...


Closing events of the project Water Management in Moldova

On October 30 and 31, the closing events for the project "Capacity Building for Local Water Management in the Republic...


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Final Workshop for Energy Crop Project in Hanoi

On October 11, the final workshop for the project “Cultivation of Energy Crops on former Mining sites in Vietnam...


Lawyers from China visited UfU to learn about environmental law in Germany

In September, a delegation of 20 Chinese judges from the province Heilongjang visited UfU during a study trip to...


Second Summer School on Climate Change in Central Vietnam

Which impacts does climate change have on the sea, the coasts, and on regional agriculture in Central Vietnam? How can...