Governance and democracy

GIZ assists its partners in establishing democratic systems and networks across all social groups, as a way of identifying relevant solutions to political, economic and social challenges. We advise at every political level.

‘Don’t try to be superwomen’
Interview with Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The rise of women
Women have increasingly taken top-level political posts. Malliga Och describes the long road to power.
Breaking new ground together
They challenge stereotypes and are role models: female members of Jordan’s regional councils in action.
On course for a better future
Local authorities in Ukraine can now decide how they spend their money themselves.
New ways to tackle the global jobs crisis
World Bank economist David Robalino describes the fight against rising unemployment.
The powerlessness of users
‘Privacy is a human right that needs defending now more than ever’, writes Constanze Kurz member of Chaos Computer Club.

Governance and democracy

Governance and democracy