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For successful implementation of climate mitigation and adaptation strategies, it is fundamental to involve neighbourhoods and their residents. In a two-day working conference in Arnhem on 10 and 11 April 2019 striking examples from Northwest-Europe will be shown and discussed. Day 1 of the working conference focusses on ‘the Dutch Approach’ and is open to parties already deeply involved in this approach. Day 2 showcases local climate activities...

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Since 2003, IU has been involved in various projects in Albania and in neighbouring countries. Many short and long-term projects were implemented since, mainly focussing on solid waste management but also on adaptation to climate change and flood risk management. Local presence and on-site coordination is an important success factor for us and our clients. Consequently, in August 2018, IU has opened a branch in Tirana in order to be able to...

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We stay sustainable, creative and reliable. An important step in this regard is the extension and rejuvenation of our partnership. We are happy that Dr-Ing. Sandra Pennekamp, one of our senior consultants for many years, will become partner of our company from 1st January 2019 on. With this, we take our respnsibility for our projects, our customers, our staff and for our company!

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Since June 2018, IU is contracted by National Agency of Water Supply, Sewerage and Waste Infrastructure (NAWW) under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy to provide institutional consulting services within the KfW funded ISWM Programme Vlora/Albania. After an inception and orientation phase, the project enters the implementation phase, starting with a Project Planning Workshop. The Project Planning Workshop was prepared and implemented on...

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From July 9th to 21st 2018, INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) welcomed a delegation of five officials from Cameroon in Darmstadt and Potsdam. The employees from the Cameroon Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (MINEPAT) as well as from regional planning associations in the region of North-West Cameroon visited Germany in the course of training and capacity building measures, which IU organised in the ongoing project “regional...

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On Thursday, 21 June 2018, representatives of the Albanian Municipalities Vlora and Selenica, of the Albanian National Agency for Water Supply and Sewerage (a Government Agency of the Albanian Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy) and KfW Entwicklungsbank attended the kick-off workshop for the Institutional Consulting Services for the Integrated Waste Management Programme Vlora. With funds provided by KfW Entwicklungsbank, it is intended to...

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Within the INTERREG V B project CAN – Climate Active Neighbourhoods – 10 project partners from North West Europe work towards energy efficiency retrofits of underprivileged residential areas. During the 5th Working Group Meeting, the project partners discussed and presented the best practices applied throughout the project, and further defined the cornerstones for the "Practice Cube". The Practice Cube will serve as an implementation manual for...

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„KLIMPRAX Wiesbaden / Mainz – City climate in the municipal praxis” will be continued in the next years. The project deals with the consideration of temperature related climate impacts in local planning processes. Within the project INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT already carried out the work package “Practice-relevant recommendations for (pilot) municipalities to take into account climate-relevant issues” . In addition, the German Weather Service...

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Within the Council of Europe funded project on inter-municipal cooperation in the Adjara Region the mountain municipalities of Shuakhevi, Khulo and Keda are supported in establishing inter-municipal cooperation (IMC) in the waste management sector. A pre-feasibility study has already been prepared, assessing how such an inter-municipal cooperation could be developed in an institutional/ organisational way. As a first step to define the ...

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The Kick-Off event on 26/06/2017 was the official start for the Project „STRIMA II“. STRIMA II is the continuation of the trans-border EU – funded project STRIMA (Saxon-Czech Flood Risk Management; 2013-2015) and aims to further advance and consolidate the trans-border cooperation between Saxony and the Czech Republic in the context of Flood Risk Management and to enhance and test the developed methods. The project starts on 1/7/2017 and...

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Is Fischbachtal prepared for the challenge of climate change? Which adaptation measures can be implemented by each and every one of us as well as by the municipality, to stop or minimize the negative impacts of climate change? Which risks and opportunities for our everyday lives arise from the climatic changes? These questions were the starting point for a critical and creative walkabout through Niedernhausen, in which climate-relevant...

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Up to 55 decision makers from Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regions gathered for presentation of the results of the feasibility study reports for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) in the Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regions. The meeting was organized in Tbilisi, on May 17, 2017 within the frames of the project: "Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme in Selected Regions in Georgia (Kakheti and Samegelo-Zemo Svaneti)"....

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Within the INTERREG V B project CAN – Climate Active Neighbourhoods – 10 project partners from North West Europe work towards energy efficiency retrofits of underprivileged residential areas. During the 3rd Working Group meeting on 27-28 April 2017 in Essen the partnership evaluated the ongoing optimisation of organisational and governing models linking local authorities and the neighbourhood level for best results. Project partners from...

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In December 2016 the municipal waste collection plans, developed by INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT Professor Böhm und Partner under the project "Accompanying Measures for Solid Waste Management in Southeast Albania" funded by KfW Entwicklungsbank, were presented in the respective Municipalities of Korçë Region. These plans define the waste collections zones, routing and required equipment within each municipality – as well as the related costs. T...

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