Regions

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.

 

Africa

On the right track
Two investigators and one crime victim talk about the Police Programme Africa.
‘Africa is on the rise’
Onyeche Tifase is convinced that unemployment in Africa can be addressed through knowledge and the right financial support.
Learning for life
Youth unemployment in Tunisia is high. A partnership is helping young people to get the training they need.

Asia

Breaking new ground together
They challenge stereotypes and are role models: female members of Jordan’s regional councils in action.
Building up hope
Simple ideas are turning around the lives of refugees and local people in northern Iraq following the end of terror in the country.
Helping hands
Farmers in northern Iraq are employing refugees on their farms. Milking machines are making work easier and increasing revenue.

Europe

On course for a better future
Local authorities in Ukraine can now decide how they spend their money themselves.
Albanian treasures
To find out more about conserving historical sites and developing craft skills, we visited a building site in the World Heritage town of Berat in Albania.
Lush harvest
Ukraine is forging ahead with decentralisation, which is also designed to stimulate economic development in smaller communities. A visit to Central Ukraine’s apple orchards

North and Central America

Dancing salsa with a new leg
To enable Cuban orthopaedic technicians to provide modern prostheses for their patients, the German medical technology company Ottobock is supplying the island state with expertise and materials.
Through other eyes
A German-American exchange programme provides professionals with insights into the mentality of their host country.
Diplomacy ­revisited
Creative minds gathered in Montreal with a common goal: to shape the future of global communication.

South America

Revolution in the desert
How Chile is producing low-cost green electricity and is leading the way in mitigating climate change.
My friend, the tree
How livestock ranchers in Colombia are protecting the rain forest and improving their incomes at the same time.
Fighting violence against women
An app and awareness campaigns: How GIZ is preventing violence against women in South America.

Germany

Our job: to promote decent work
GIZ promotes employment around the world – often delivering rapid results.
Through other eyes
A German-American exchange programme provides professionals with insights into the mentality of their host country.
Identifying scope for action
The world calls on our country to accept greater international responsibility. What does that mean for GIZ?

Global

Network for a new urban agenda
Cities Fit for Climate Change is a global project focusing on integrated urban development in the face of climate change. Views from three people from Chile, India and South Africa.
‘Don’t try to be superwomen’
Interview with Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Room for improvement
Whether in art, science, culture or business, statistics prove that gender equality is still a long way off.

Regions

Africa