IKI Interface Project Ukraine

The Ger­man Fed­er­al Min­istry for the Envi­ron­ment, Nature Con­ser­va­tion, Nuclear Safe­ty and Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion (BMUV) and the Ger­man Fed­er­al Min­istry for Eco­nom­ic Affairs and Cli­mate Action (BMWK) set up cli­mate-pol­i­cy inter­face projects (“(IKI) Inter­face projects”) in order to sup­port its work on cli­mate and bio­di­ver­si­ty in select­ed pri­or­i­ty coun­tries of the Inter­na­tion­al Cli­mate Ini­tia­tive (IKI). The Inter­face Projects sup­port BMUV in the area of knowl­edge-shar­ing and net­work­ing in IKI part­ner coun­tries that have sub­stan­tial IKI port­fo­lios and which are impor­tant part­ners for BMUV in the field of cli­mate and bio­di­ver­si­ty pol­i­cy.

Specif­i­cal­ly, the Inter­face Projects aim, first­ly, to facil­i­tate the polit­i­cal and strate­gic steer­ing of projects and port­fo­lios by BMUV and BMWK and, sec­ond­ly, to under­pin the pol­i­cy dia­logue with part­ner gov­ern­ments in both the bilat­er­al and mul­ti­lat­er­al con­text.

Through reg­u­lar exchanges between the insti­tu­tions imple­ment­ing IKI-financed projects in indi­vid­ual coun­tries as well as between BMUV and BMWK and the Inter­face Projects, BMUV’s over­ar­ch­ing aim is to estab­lish a con­tin­u­ous flow of infor­ma­tion and so joint­ly address cli­mate and bio­di­ver­si­ty  themes  and  chal­lenges  though  a  col­lab­o­ra­tive  approach. The  effec­tive­ness  of  the  mea­sures  in  the  part­ner coun­tries is to be increased by shar­ing lessons learned, tech­ni­cal know-how and con­tacts. At bilat­er­al and mul­ti­lat­er­al lev­el, the main objec­tive is to con­tribute to putting into prac­tice the respon­si­bil­i­ties and oblig­a­tions result­ing from the glob­al agen­das (UNFCCC, CBD, SDGs)–to which BMUV and its part­ner coun­tries are committed–and to do this more coher­ent­ly, effec­tive­ly and quick­ly.

Con­nect­ing all IKI stake­hold­ers in Ukraine through in-depth exchange and coor­di­na­tion for­mats is there­fore an impor­tant appo­rach of the Inter­face Project Ukraine. The Project is run by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Inter­na­tionale Zusam­me­nar­beit (GIZ) GmbH.

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