Education & Capacity Building

The House of Digitalization

The contact point for digitalization in Lower Austria

Location: Austria
Submitter: ecoplus Digital GmbH

Space Climate Observatory

Satellite-based Earth-observation to monitor climate change

Submitter: UNOOSA

Cradle to Cradle

Accelerating educational and networking activities

Location: Austria
Submitter: C2C NGO

Mountain Hazelnuts

A social enterprise producing premium quality hazelnuts

Location: Bhutan
Submitter: Mountain Hazelnuts

Integrated Risk Management Programme

Improving food security in the context of increasing climate variability

Location: Malawi
Submitter: World Food Programme (WFP)

Schools Against Air Pollution

A cooperation across school types and cities to promote self-organized learning and environmental action

Location: Austria
Submitter: Ministry of Education, Science and Research

Niko Ketskhoveli Prize

A school competition raising young people’s awareness on forest ecosystems and spurring environmental activism

Location: Georgia
Submitter: Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN)

Zero Carbon Resorts

Towards sustainable development of the tourism sector in the Philippines and Thailand

Location: Philippines, Thailand
Submitter: Center for Appropriate Technology (GrAT)

Community-based Sustainable Forest Management

Re-cultivation of community forests, know-how transfer and improved vocational education

Location: Albania
Submitter: Lenzing AG

Rio Negro Partnership

Political, financial and in-kind support for indigenous peoples protecting the rain forest

Location: Brazil
Submitter: Klimabündnis Österreich


Integrating and perceiving climate protection and sustainability as a matter of course in the school environment

Location: Austria
Submitter: CCCA - Climate Change Centre Austria

Firewood Assessment of Georgia’s Forests

Enabling forestry reforms through data generation and awareness raising

Location: Georgia
Submitter: Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN)


An opportunity for cities and citizens to co-create local ideas to shared climate challenges

Submitter: EIT Climate-KIC

Climate and Energy Model Regions

An Austrian blueprint for a successful bottom-up approach in the field of climate change and energy

Location: Austria
Submitter: Climate and Energy Fund

“Energy Licence”

Additional qualification for young people in the field of energy saving and climate action

Location: Austria
Submitter: die umweltberatung

Energy Consultations for Households at Risk of Poverty

An initiative of the City of Vienna that is unique in Europe

Location: Austria
Submitter: City of Vienna

Murau World of Wood Energy Camp

A conference format for people from business, politics and youth

Location: Austria
Submitter: Climate and Energy Model Region Holzwelt Murau


Austria's largest governmental climate initiative

Location: Austria
Submitter: Management of klimaaktiv

Jugend Eine Welt Solar Program

Solar skills and environmental education for young people in Ethiopia and Uganda

Location: Ethiopia, Uganda
Submitter: Jugend Eine Welt - Don Bosco Aktion Österreich

Sustainability Package for Households

A holistic project to improve life quality of the rural population

Location: Ethiopia
Submitter: Vorarlberger Kraftwerke AG

BOKU Carbon Fund

Combining carbon compensation with academic teaching and research

Location: Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda
Submitter: University of Natural Resources Vienna (BOKU)

Protecting Tajikistan’s Hydropower from Climate Risks

An innovative approach to incorporate climate change considerations into critical infrastructure investments

Location: Tajikistan
Submitter: Green Climate Fund