Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster: more than 1,000 factories have improved their working conditions, and the Textiles Partnership is monitoring the entire supply chain.
The recruitment process is under way
Appointment takes effect on 13 April 2018
Since the end of January, over 550 people have obtained information from the centre in Dakar about job openings, training courses and opportunities for migrating to Germany.
The first project proposed by GIZ has been approved. More than 100,000 people are to benefit from a more reliable water supply.
Gender equality plays a key role in one of GIZ’s health projects in West Africa – as it does within the company as a whole. This is borne out by the new Global Health 50/50 Report.
GIZ employees have commented on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Facebook posts. GIZ is investigating each case in detail.
GIZ takes a tough stance against sexual assault and operates a comprehensive, anonymous whistleblowing system to protect victims and complainants, and to follow up all reports rigorously.
154 interviews in 24 countries put the spotlight on how Germany is perceived around the world: the third Germany study was published today.
On World Water Day: 38 municipalities in Mali benefit from significantly improved drinking water supply.
Roughly 1.5 million people in Ukraine are internally displaced in their own country. Host communities and towns are being supported in their efforts to integrate internally displaced persons.
International Women’s Day: a former participant in the AFRIKA KOMMT! programme has built a highly successful wastewater treatment business
Sustainable tourism in Morocco generates income and employment for the rural population.
In Bonn-Roettgen, GIZ trains experts in global sustainable development.
Medical experts that can be mobilised quickly are helping people to spot infectious diseases early and introduce immediate countermeasures.
01.03.2018 – The new issue of akzente, the GIZ magazine, is out today, providing background information, opinions and facts on digitalisation.
Special coaching sessions are giving young people in Jordan the chance to learn not only sporting skills, but also how to support one another and resolve conflicts peacefully.
GIZ has signed the Principles for Digital Development. The objective: using digital technology effectively in development work, for example, to support farmers in India.
Good marks for GIZ in the current evaluation report.
When working in regions affected by conflict, the demands are high – long-term reform processes and reliable partnerships are particularly valuable.
Despite Ethiopia’s abundance of renewable energy, only a small proportion of its population has an electricity supply. However, this proportion is growing.
In Peru, assistance is being provided to develop and expand agricultural insurance. Farmers can obtain cover for crop failures caused by extreme weather events.
From 1 February 2018, GIZ Managing Director Cornelia Richter is taking up a new post as Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development in Rome.
Cotton, cocoa, mango: the German Development Ministry’s special exhibition shows how fair trade products are improving livelihoods all over the world.
A broad alliance of governments, companies and civil society actors in Africa and beyond is bringing new economic power to the people.