China-EU Expert Dialogue on Joint Monitoring and Modelling between Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Action: Dialogue 1 – Synergies and Major Challenges in the Agriculture Sector

May 28, 2021

On May 26, 2021, the GIZ project Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA) launched a new round of China-EU Expert Dialogues. Under the headline “Joint Monitoring and Modelling between Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Action” the first event of this series focused on “Synergies between Climate and Biodiversity and Major Challenges in […]

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May 25, 2021

Onboarding training for new national staff successfully completed

May 12, 2021May 14, 2021

From May 12 until May 14 2021 an onboarding training for new national GIZ staff took place in Beijing, China. The three day training was designed to introduce working procedures and strengthen team spirit. The training included information on the structure of GIZ and GIZ China, cooperation with Chinese partners, working procedures and possible career […]

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Launch Event of the Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)

Jan 29, 2021

China sees a key role in reaching carbon neutrality before 2060 in its national emissions trading system which has been tested on regional level since 2013. The establishment of an ETS is also part of the Chinese Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement. While current climate protection ambition in China has concentrated on […]

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IKI Workshop: Cooperating on China’s 2030/2060 Vision within the 14th Five-Year-Plan (2021-2025)

Apr 1, 2021

In September 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to peak emissions by 2030 and to reach carbon neutrality by 2060. Additionally, in March 2021, during the “Two Sessions” the 14th Five-Year-Plan (FYP) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035 was released which sets binding climate targets to […]

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The Potential for Scaling Innovative Climate Finance in China: Online Workshop by CPI and GIZ

Mar 17, 2021

The GIZ’s “Climate Partnership” project together with the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) co-hosted a workshop on Scaling Innovative Climate Finance in China on March 17, including a dedicated session on representative case studies from the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance and the possibilities of replication of innovative instruments in China. The workshop was geared […]

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A just transition towards carbon neutrality: Exchange on carbon phase-out strategies in Beijing

Mar 25, 2021

GIZ China supported the German embassy in Beijing and the German Foreign Office in jointly holding a meeting on “A Just Transition Towards Carbon Neutrality” on March 25, 2021 in cooperation with the Chinese environmental think-tank “Greenovation Hub”, the Beijing Institute of Green Finance and Sustainable Development, and the global climate partnership “Climate Transparency”. After […]

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Symposium on Sustainable Industrial Area – Carbon Peaking and Carbon Neutrality in Industrial Parks

Mar 26, 2021

In the context of the ambitious targets of “reaching the peak of China’s Carbon (CO2) emissions before the year 2030” and “reach carbon neutrality in China in 2060” which was announced by China’s President Xi Jinping during the General Debate of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, and in order to meet the […]

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Dialogue Series on China-EU Expert Dialogue on Climate Risks, Impacts and Adaptation

Oct 28, 2020Mar 17, 2021

Since 2018, the Strategic Partnership for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA) has been contributing to the achievement of the Paris Agreement goals by promoting an exchange between different stakeholders from politics, business, and academia in the European Union and other major economies. In China, the project has coordinated a multi-part conference series addressing […]

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China-EU Expert Dialogue on Climate Risks, Impacts and Adaptation: Dialogue 3 – Economic assessment of impacts and risk management

Mar 16, 2021

Photo Credit: GIZ On March 16, 2021 the Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPIPA) held an Expert Dialogue on “Economic assessment of impacts and risk management” in Beijing. This Expert Dialogue was the third in a series of workshops along the themes of “Climate Risks, Impacts and Adaptation”. The workshop was […]

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Kick-off meeting: Support CUMT SDC2021 competition team with Plus Energy technology

Mar 19, 2021

GIZ Jiangsu project and representatives from the Solar Decathlon China (SDC) 2021 team of China University of Mining Technology (CUMT) held a kick-off meeting with Energy Design Shanghai Co., Ltd. (EDS) to discuss the latter’s  technical support to the competition team in Nanjing on March 19. Project director Ms. Hu Qiying, technical consultant Mr. Hu […]

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