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Summer Academy on Social Vulnerability

Summer Academy on Social Vulnerability

Every year we have invited 20 young international scientists and renowned experts to Schloss Hohenkammer to discuss possible solutions to global challenges. The UN University coordinated the academic programme of the Summer Academy that was conducted from 2006 to 2012 >more

UNU-EHS Chair on Social Vulnerability

UNU-EHS Chair on Social Vulnerability

From 2005 to 2012, the chair we established in Bonn researched social vulnerability of communities and how their resilience can be boosted. Development cooperation must be geared to people’s needs. >more

Climate change and justice

Climate change and justice

There is a tendency for global justice issues to be overlooked in the climate change debate. Together with partners, we studied the economic, ecological and development policy aspects of climate change. Our project results were published in two comprehensive studies. >more

Board game “Riskland” - Forewarned is forearmed

Board game “Riskland” - Forewarned is forearmed

A German version of the “Riskland” game has been developed by the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with UNISDR, Save the Children and katmakon. By combining learning and entertainment, the game aims at awareness rising of disaster risk among children. >more

Energy School Upper Bavaria

Energy School Upper Bavaria

Energy School Upper Bavaria is the name of an educational project launched by Green City e.V., an environmental organisation in Munich. The focus is on exploring innovative approaches for the future, such as sustainable energy sources, efficiency and savings. The Munich Re Foundation supports this project. >more

Green entrepreneurship

Green entrepreneurship

Enough to gladden the heart of any economics minister: some 70 pupil-run companies showed true entrepreneurial spirit and creativity with their highly original business ideas for the go!clean eco-project competition. The event was organised by the Munich Re Foundation and the Zeitbild Stiftung under the patronage of the German environment ministry. >more

Mainstreaming climate change – Satellite images in the classroom

Mainstreaming climate change – Satellite images in the classroom

“Climate expedition”, a project conceived by the German environmental and development organisation, Germanwatch, brings day-by-day views of the earth captured from space into the classroom. The Munich Re Foundation is supporting this educational initiative. >more

13 laureates, 7,000 winners – “Protect the climate” awards in Berlin

13 laureates, 7,000 winners – “Protect the climate” awards in Berlin

This national competition, which attracted entries from around 26,000 German schools, invited young people to devote their energies to finding ways of protecting the climate. The prizes were presented to the twelve national winners at a ceremony held in Berlin on 26 April. The Munich Re Foundation sponsored a special prize. >more

School Competition 2005

School Competition 2005

"Young people with boundless energy – Protect the climate!" was the motto of a national campaign launched by the German Federal Environment Ministry. Pupils had to apply their knowledge about climate change, energy and energy efficiency in developing proposed solutions – from knowledge to action. >more

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