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Digitalisation

Digitalisation is increasingly shaping international cooperation, and it is vital to ensure that this transformation is fair and socially responsible. Find out how artificial intelligence is transforming development cooperation and how digital solutions are being used in the fight against hunger, poverty and climate change. From equal opportunities to sustainable agriculture – technology is intersecting with social responsibility.

Anna Sophie Herken, GIZ Managing Director ‘Digitalisation must serve the common good’

‘Digitalisation must serve the common good’

GIZ Managing Director Anna Sophie Herken on the status of digitalisation in international cooperation – and what re:publica has to do with it
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‘Without digitalisation we cannot achieve the climate goals’

An interview with Professor Dirk Messner, President of the German Environment Agency, on climate action and digitalisation
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Doreen Bogdan-Martin

‘One thing is for sure: the risks of inaction far outweigh the human, economic and social costs’

An interview with the ITU-Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin on talent and how digital technologies can help to get back on track towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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AU Fellowship

African perspectives

Information is a powerful tool in democratic opinion forming. The African Union Media Fellowship enhances the capacity of African journalists to tell stories for and about their continent.
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Making digitalisation human-centric and fair

Making digitalisation human-centric and fair

Why GIZ is championing free online systems. By Björn Richter, Digital Transformation Cluster Coordinator
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Dreams, facts and technology

Digitalisation is an important driver of development, but only if everyone benefits from it equally. akzente has gathered interesting facts and figures to show how much needs to be done to bridge the digital divide.
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‘Digitalisation as an opportunity to overcome differences instead of deepening divisions’
Food security is under pressure worldwide. GIZ expert Diana Diekjürgen explains the role that digitalisation could play for food security in the future.
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Learning for the future
South Africa-based education and science writer Megan Lindow explains how education can make societies fit for the challenges ahead.
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Learning from the pandemic
Using the crisis in education as an opportunity to rethink and modernise – that is the order of the day, and GIZ’s aim. A column by Michael Holländer.
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Cucumbers wait for no one
Every day counts when it’s harvest time. There’s now a quick and easy way to register seasonal workers at the Ostić farm in Serbia using an app.
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One team, more clout
Born out of the coronavirus crisis, the Team Europe concept now serves as a blueprint for EU-wide development cooperation.
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Working in 2020
How GIZ colleagues are experiencing working from home.
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