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GIZ's Development Service works directly with people at the grassroots level in a spirit of partnership.
The Development Service at work
We work with our partners as equals. Development workers engage in cooperation and dialogue in order to identify joint solutions.
We build peace
Cooperation with municipalities and local NGOs is a key feature of what GIZ's Development Service does.
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We are constantly looking for experienced experts to join our global team.
We build the capacities of civil society
Cooperation with municipalities and local NGOs is a key feature of what GIZ's Development Servive does.

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News & Events

„I am a development worker“ The German Development Service (DED) - now GIZ's Development Service - was set up over 50 years ago in the presence of US President John F. Kennedy – celebrations were held in Bonn on 28 June 2013 to mark the event.
Closer cooperation with volunteers: new cooperation arrangements with the United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme Following the signing of an agreement by Cornelia Richter, GIZ Managing Director, Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz, BMZ State Secretary and Chairman of the GIZ Supervisory Board, and Richard Dictus, Executive Coordinator of the UNV, GIZ will engage in even closer cooperation with the United Nations Volunteer programme.
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The Development Service at work

Afghanistan: In-service training means teaching basic skills A development worker trains teachers in Afghanistan
Ethiopia: with Growing coffee to combat HIV/AIDS ? Traditional coffee ceremonies help explain the risks of HIV/AIDS
Guatemala: Supporting the cultivation of organic coffee Organic coffee growing – good for people, good for the environment
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