Security, reconstruction and peace

akzente reports on GIZ’s work. In seven different thematic areas ranging from economic development and employment promotion to environment and energy to strengthening freedom and security, it offers solutions to complex challenges..

The Bosnian ‘Düren’
Some 20 years ago a settlement was founded in Bosnia for refugees returning home. They had sought refuge in Germany during the Balkan War. What has happened to these people since then?
Settlement for returnees
In the late 1990s, large numbers of refugees were living in the town of Düren in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia after fleeing their homes in Bosnia as a result of the war. A look back at a project and its results
Making a fresh start
After more than 50 years of civil war, Colombia has more internally displaced persons than any other country.
Good neighbours
Many Afghans have been forced to flee their homes. Their new start often involves friction and a lack of prospects.
Justice for all
A growing number of Afghans are aware of their rights. Mediators and legal advice centres are helping in this process.
A new life
Like many others, Nazrin Iljaz and her children found refuge from war and terror in northern Iraq.

Security, reconstruction and peace

Security, reconstruction and peace