Asia

akzente provides insight into local engagement. GIZ’s expertise is in demand around the world. Together with its partners, it works in over 130 countries to offer people prospects and improve their living conditions over the long term.

Water music
Correct hand-washing techniques save children’s lives. In the Lao PDR, South-East Asia, hygiene training has been integrated into everyday school life – to make sure that children stay healthy.
Let’s go hiking
For many people, the mention of Jordan evokes images of the Dead Sea, the sandstone city of Petra and desert adventures in Wadi Rum. But this kingdom has even more to offer.
Five perspectives
Public debate about China is often characterised by superlatives and clichés. akzente asked five experts to present their views.
The ABC of security
How measures to improve the literacy of police officers in Afghanistan are helping stabilise the country. A visit to Bamiyan Province
Intercultural bridge-builders
China’s relationship with Germany and Europe is more important than ever. GIZ is working to strengthen mutual understanding.
Faster, higher, further
Environmental protection and pollution, extreme poverty and growth – China’s development remains contradictory.

Asia

Asia