News and events

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Are you interested in taking part in GIZ’s events in Brussels or in keeping up to date with our activities related to the European Union? You will find our latest news, events and information here, and can also subscribe to our newsletter, GIZ compass. We look forward to meeting you at one of our next events!

13.10.2016

How to fall in love with Europe again?

High-level representatives from the world of politics, industry and civil society discussed “The State of Europe” at Friends of Europe’s October conference. Among them was Cornelia Richter, Member of the GIZ Management Board.

08.09.2016

Not yet the ‘end of history’

Is the democratic West still a role model for developing and emerging countries? This was the question posed by GIZ and Friends of Europe, and discussed by about 180 invited guests on 8 September.

08.09.2016

C4C: Leadership for Systemic Change

On September 8th, World Bank and GIZ presented two innovative approaches for effective leadership development in international cooperation in Brussels.

15.-16.06.2016

GIZ at the European Development Days

The European Commission’s European Development Days (EDD) turned ten this year and GIZ joined the anniversary in Brussels together with around 5,000 participants from 140 countries.

17./18.052017

Practitioners’ Network: GIZ appointed President

GIZ took over the Presidency of the Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation from British Council. It is an open platform for exchange, coordination and harmonization between European development cooperation organisations.

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Event series

Our event series in Brussels include „Capacity4Change (C4C)“ and „From Field to Parliament“. C4C serves as an open platform for exchanging knowledge, concepts, ideas and experiences in the area of international cooperation. „From Field to Parliament“ invites policy makers, especially accredited parliamentary assistants and EP staff, to exchange with practitioners. The event takes place at the European Parliament.
Watch our "Capacity4Change" events on YouTube. The 1st "From Field to Parliament" on YouTube

Newsletter

Our newsletter „GIZ compass“ provides information about GIZ´s work with a focus on EU-funded projects in Europe and around the world. Each edition takes up a specific current topic. The newsletter is published three to four times a year in English and German.
Subscribe to „GIZ compass“ Issue 04/2016: Displacement and Migration (pdf, 0.13 MB) Issue 03/2016: Urban living (pdf, 0.34 MB) Issue 02/2016: Sustainable business development (pdf, 0.39 MB) Issue 01/2016: Developing digital solutions (pdf, 0.44 MB) Issue 03/2015: Climate Change (pdf, 0.42 MB) Issue 02/2015: Education and Employment (pdf, 0.67 MB) Issue 01/2015: Moving closer to the EU (pdf, 0.35 MB)