‘Climate change won’t wait until the war is over’
‘Climate change won’t wait until the war is over’
German-Ukrainian city partnership: a strong connection
German-Ukrainian city partnership: a strong connection
Skilled workers from Kerala for Wolfratshausen
Skilled workers from Kerala for Wolfratshausen

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The 17 Goals
SDG Farbenspektrum

Half-time for the Sustainable Development Goals – Julia Iversen explains where we stand and what this means for international cooperation

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Frauen arbeiten auf einem Feld

Ralf Sanftenberg, Director of the Rural Development and Agriculture Division, talks about the mid-term review of SDG 2 and why he remains confident despite the challenges.

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Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel

An interview with Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel, Chair of the GIZ Management Board, on the mid-term review of the 2030 Agenda.

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Omar Alkadamani

Omar Alkadamani fled to Germany from Syria as a child. He knows exactly how important the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality education’ is – for him personally and for every country that strives for a better future.

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Vier Männer auf dem Fahrrad nehmen ein Selfie auf.

Away from the major metropolitan areas of Latin America, one city in Colombia is leading the way to social and climate-friendly mobility with a free public bicycle share scheme that illustrates how the city is on the right track to achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 – Sustainable cities and communities.

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Strong women in the world of work
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