akzente | Das Magazin der GIZ

Together against flooding
The Indian city of Bhubaneswar is working to curb flooding and unblock drains.
Tracking down the truth
A Mexican-German team shows how forensic science can help bring certainty for families of missing persons..
Germany’s EU Council presidency

Current Topics

Education at the core of EU-Africa Partnership
A guest column by Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana
A renewed EU-Africa partnership fit to the global context
A guest column by Sandra Kramer, Director EU-AU relations, West and East Africa (DEVCO.D)
‘Helping to build social peace in Mexico’
Maximilian Murck, Manager of the Strengthening the Rule of Law Project in Mexico, on the origins, key findings and next steps of the cooperation.

Highlights

CITIES

  • Together against flooding
    The Indian city of Bhubaneswar is working to curb flooding and unblock drains.
  • The future is urban
    Cities have a key role to play in efforts to meet climate and development goals. GIZ advises municipalities and supports public involvement in decision-making.
  • ‘Sustainability remains a key issue’
    Ashok-Alexander Sridharan is the Mayor of Bonn. He wants the city of his birth to be carbon-neutral by 2035.
  • Blessing or curse?
    Never before have so many people lived in cities. Facts and figures from the big-city jungle.
  • Agile or fragile
    What cities will look like in the future, depends heavily on the right management.
Europe and Africa: the future of the partnership
One topic, two perspectives – in our new feature section, we ask experts to analyse a topic from their own personal perspective. To kick off, we are looking at the relationship between Africa and Europe.
Education at the core of EU-Africa Partnership
A guest column by Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana
A renewed EU-Africa partnership fit to the global context
A guest column by Sandra Kramer, Director EU-AU relations, West and East Africa (DEVCO.D)

Regions

Europe and Africa: the future of the partnership
One topic, two perspectives – in our new feature section, we ask experts to analyse a topic from their own personal perspective. To kick off, we are looking at the relationship between Africa and Europe.
Education at the core of EU-Africa Partnership
A guest column by Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana
A renewed EU-Africa partnership fit to the global context
A guest column by Sandra Kramer, Director EU-AU relations, West and East Africa (DEVCO.D)

Cities - laboratories of the future