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

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.
‘A tool for development’
Shradha Sharma is a journalist and the founder of YourStory, the biggest media ­technology platform for start-ups in India.

Europe

Welcoming the world
Until recently, Theth was a virtually deserted village in the Albanian Alps. But life has returned with a hiking trail.
Starting a new life back home
When Kosovars return, a centre provides support with reintegration. And GIZ is promoting hiking tourism in the country.
Reality check for dreams
Many Albanians want to work in Germany, but only a few are aware of all the conditions they have to meet.

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

‘Greater focus on strategy’
Amel Saidane from Tunisia and Victor Andrusiv from Ukraine were two of around 150 people who took part in the GIZ study ‘Germany in the Eyes of the World’.
Germany in the Eyes of the World
For the third time, GIZ has interviewed people across the globe to find out about their perceptions of Germany.
The digital divide
Exciting facts and figures about digitalisation in our infographics.

Regions

Africa