• Keeping the dialogue going
    akzente accompanied Peter Palesch, the experienced GIZ country director in Ethiopia, for one day.
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  • ‘I want to live my life without fear’
    Activist Passy Mubalama campaigns in eastern Congo against extremism and violence and for women’s rights – with the support of the iDove network.
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  • One team, more clout
    Born out of the coronavirus crisis, the Team Europe concept now serves as a blueprint for EU-wide development cooperation.
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  • Lives or livelihoods
    The coronavirus crisis poses new and unprecedented challenges for every country, in particular developing nations.
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  • Education at the core of EU-Africa Partnership
    A guest column by Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana
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  • A renewed EU-Africa partnership fit to the global context
    A guest column by Sandra Kramer, Director EU-AU relations, West and East Africa (DEVCO.D)
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  • Strong voices for Europe
    The economy, security, health and development: we asked experts on Europe for their views on the key topics shaping Germany’s presidency of the EU Council.
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  • ‘Mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic’
    Economist Siegfried Leffler has been Director of the GIZ Representation in Brussels since 2016. He manages GIZ’s cooperation activities with the institutions of the EU, primarily with the European Commission.
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  • Wanted and threatened
    People around the globe yearn for democracy – at least when it offers more than elections. Stefano Palestini explains why the Chilean example is a case in point.
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