Insights from the sector

Video: Environmental protection worldwide

As an EXI implementation partner, GIZ presents its activities as part of the BMUV Environmental Protection Export Initiative in a short video.
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BMA and GIZ Sign MoU for the EXI Project, Collaborating to Sustainably Curtail Single-Use Plastic Consumption (CAP SEA)

10 November 2023, Bangkok – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and GIZ Thailand have formalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they will collaborate in implementing upstream measures to cut down single-use plastic consumption in Bangkok city within the framework of the Collaborative Action for Single-Use Plastic Prevention in Southeast Asia (CAP SEA) project module.
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Illegal waste dump in Lima
Construction and Demolition Waste in Peru - an Interview

Construction and Demolition Waste in Peru, an Interview with Daniel Rondinel 1. How does the increasing urbanization affect the construction sector and waste management in Peruvian cities?
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Circular Resources for our Common Future: Cities as Drivers - Conference

How can urban areas drive environmental protection and resource efficiency? On 1-2 March 2023, representatives from politics, business, science and civil society exchanged their insights at the international circular economy conference "Circular Resources for our Common Future: Cities as Drivers" at the Indian Habitat Center in the Indian capital city New Delhi.
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Circular Economy Solutions Dialogues (CESD) Final Report 2021-2022

The Circular Economy Solutions Dialogue (CESD) was an initiative implemented by the GIZ in co-operation with the GSI on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) to inspire a conducive circular economy (CE) narrative feeding into the G/T20 process.
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Winter School group photo
International Winter School: From Extracting to Intersecting

From November 28 to December 9 2022 the international winter school ‘From Extracting to Intersecting‘ was held on the campus of OP Jindal Global University in Sonipat, India. The winter school was organized by the Centre for Sustainability (CFS) of the Jindal School of Government & Public Policy  in cooperation with Global Solutions Initiative and GIZ.
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Circular dialogue session
MIND THE GAP : from regulation to financing circular action

Mind the Gap: From Regulation to Financing with members of the Circulars Economy Solutions Dialogues (CESD): 
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T20 policy brief
Think20 Policy Briefs co-authored by CESD members

Thanks to two policy briefs co-written by CESD (Circular Economy Solutions Dialogues) members, the importance of a transition to a Circular Economy was directly fed into the Think20 / G20 process. 1. T20 Policy Brief 2022: Embedding The Circular Economy In Global Value Chains: Strategies And Frameworks For A Just And Effective Transition:
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Intersecting Vol.9
INTERSECTING Bending the linear economy: on Urban Metabolism

Volume 9 of INTERSECTING – In the context of increasingly divergent political and infrastructure investment models, coupled with a highly divergent recovery and overlapping global crises, multi-level governance is critical to address systemic challenges. In 2022, the G7 presidency of Germany launched a G7 urban development track to support investments “for a better future and a sustainable planet”.
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