Dates & events

Events Series

In cooperation with renowned media companies, GIZ’s holds regular series of events in Frankfurt am Main, Bonn and Berlin for anyone interested.



Bonn and the World

Bonn and the World is a series of events organised jointly by the Bonn local newspaper General-Anzeiger and GIZ. The series focuses on current topics related to international cooperation, with prominent experts offering first-hand analyses and reports that everyone will find clear and informative. Get involved and have your say!


World Literature comes to GIZ

Discover lifeworlds through literature. During this series of readings, authors from Asia, Africa and Latin America present their literary works as they dialogue with moderator Dietmar Kanthak of the General-Anzeiger newspaper. Carried out in cooperation with the Frankfurt-based litprom publishing house, the series is a joint project organised by Bonn’s General-Anzeiger and GIZ.


Research meets practice

The monthly event series Research Meets Practice: International Cooperation for Sustainable Development addresses a broad range of topics including the environment, health, education, agriculture, peace and security, transportation and energy. In these events, the latest research findings are analysed from the perspective of international cooperation stakeholders.

Changing World

Changing World is an event series presented by the Tagesspiegel local daily newspaper and GIZ. The series invites prominent guests to discuss current issues in the world of international cooperation.

GIZ at Work

GIZ at Work is an event series jointly organised in Berlin by Inforadio RBB and GIZ. Three or four times per year, GIZ field staff provide insights into their work across the world. Inforadio RBB broadcasts excerpts from the discussions in its German language programme Weltsichten – Das große Ganze.

Frankfurt am Main


Development Forum

Development Forum is an event series held in Frankfurt am Main by by the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper, hr-INFO radio station and GIZ. At three or four events each year, experts from Germany and abroad engage the general public in dialogue on a range of current issues, such as the fight against corruption, fair trade or climate change.