Governance and democracy

GIZ assists its partners in establishing democratic systems and networks across all social groups, as a way of identifying relevant solutions to political, economic and social challenges. We advise at every political level.

The powerlessness of users
‘Privacy is a human right that needs defending now more than ever’, writes Constanze Kurz member of Chaos Computer Club.
‘Africa can capture the century’
Kandeh Yumkella has left a high-ranking position at the United Nations in order to push for progress in Sierra Leone.
‘Stop saying nothing has changed!’
Tunisians should be more proud of what they have achieved after the Arab Spring, says Amel Karboul.
Diplomacy ­revisited
Creative minds gathered in Montreal with a common goal: to shape the future of global communication.
Justice for all
A growing number of Afghans are aware of their rights. Mediators and legal advice centres are helping in this process.
Greening Cairo’s rooftops
Vegetable growing on tower blocks: just one example of how residents are improving their living conditions.

Governance and democracy

Governance and democracy