Security, reconstruction and peace

Our strength lies in linking short-term aid with long-term prospects. In the security sector, we support the demobilisation and reintegration of ex-combatants and provide advice on the build up and reform of capable, democratically legitimate and monitored institutions.

Two steps forward, one step back
Essay by US security expert Mathew Burrows about Human security.
‘No reason for doom-mongering’
A guest column by State Secretary Martin Jäger
Disappeared, but not forgotten
In Colombia, more than 80,000 people are believed to be missing. Families want certainty about the fate of their loved ones.
A fresh start
To help more people into work, GIZ has teamed up with its partners in Lebanon to offer a series of intensive training courses.
Embracing Peace
Colombia is beginning to come to terms with its violent past. Young people are seeking pathways to a better future. Germany is supporting the peace process.
A warm welcome
Rather than a stuffy atmosphere, libraries in eastern Ukraine provide a space for lively discussions between locals and internally displaced persons.

Security, reconstruction and peace

Security, reconstruction and peace