News Brussels | Archive 2018
What was the year 2018 all about for GIZ in Brussels? Discover the news archive. Please find the latest updates, events and information here on News and Events Brussels.
Further reading: Cooperating with the private sector is key to a sustainable future
Today, the Friends of Europe published a publication on "Agenda 2030 & Public Private Partnership". Three of our colleagues contributed with an article named "Cooperating with the private sector is key to a sustainable future".
From drugs to legal opportunities - An interactive journey to examples of Alternative Development
GIZ´s End of the Year Event took the around 100 guests on a journey to countries such as Bolivia and Peru and back to Brussels bringing along insights into Alternative Development and food for thoughts. Performances and a photo exhibition guided the way.
Public-Private Partnerships for Employment in the MENA region
The latest Capacity4Change (C4C) event focused on partnerships with the private sector to promote employment - especially for women - in the MENA region. GIZ and the event partners provided insights and examples of their initiatives.
Energy for Strengthening Resilience at Community Level
How to empower women in the off-grid energy business? This question was raised and discussed in the latest Capacity4Change (C4C) event.
ProPaz at the EuroLat-Parliamentary Assembly in Vienna
Ath this year´s EuroLat assembly, the programme ProPaz gave insights into the peace process in Colombia and visualized how technical cooperation can contribute.
Practitioners stronger together
After a year of intense work and exchange, GIZ handed over the Presidency of the Practitioners' Network to Expertise France and looked back at the achievements of the Network.
Africa Summit: The future of Africa-Europe relations
The Friends of Europe Africa Summit on 4 June addressed a wide range of topics regarding the future of Africa-Europe relations. Christoph Beier, Vice Chair of GIZ´s Management Board, joined the session on growth, jobs and economic cooperation.
Digital Innovation Made in Africa - Exhibition and Summer Reception
End of June, GIZ hosted the exihibiton ‘Digital Innovation Made in Africa’ and its annual summer reception.
Further reading: Equal opportunities and women´s power!
'Equal rights, equal duties, equal opportunities and equal power for women and men' is therefore one of the basic principles driving German development policy. Find out more about our work and initiatives abroad and within the company.
Launch of the VET Toolbox in Brussels: Perspectives through vocational education and training
05. - 06.06.2018
European Development Days 2018
Protect, Empower, Invest – this year‘s European Development Days (EDD) in Brussels focused on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. As in previous years, GIZ participated in discussion panels and had stands in the Global Village.
From Field to Parliament (F2P): Strengthening Social Protection Systems to leave no one behind!
The State of Peace and Security in Africa: Successes and challenges in tackling violent conflicts
The last "Capacity4Change (C4C)" event covered "The State of Peace and Security in Africa" and outlined successes and challenges in tackling violent conflicts being often the root causes for forced migration.
Further reading: A plea for regulatory policy 4.0
Our colleagues Dirk Aßmann, Sonja Kurz and Max Büge outline in Friends of Europe´s latest report on "International Development and the Digital Age" the Need for a regulatory policy 4.0.
InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference: The urban mobility challenge
MobiliseYourCIty, an urban transport sector programme, jointly implemented by GIZ and the Agence française de développement (AFD) was presented at the InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference.