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“Equal rights, equal opportunities” – International Women’s Day 2020 in the Federal Foreign Office

  There is still a lot to do in the field of women’s rights and gender equality, both internationally and in the Federal Foreign Office. “Women’s rights are one of the most pressing political issues of our time,” said Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

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What does it mean to be a man and a feminist?

What does it mean to be a man and a feminist? Many male colleagues wonder which role they can take on when it comes to the promotion of gender equality. Discussions on gender equality are mostly dominated by women. But

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Women, Peace and Security – Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325

Women, Peace and Security: Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325  Strengthening the Women and Peace and Security Agenda is one of the main focuses of Germany’s membership in the UN Security Council in 2019/20. The aim

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Vernissage #ClosingTheGenderGap

Vernissage #ClosingTheGenderGap  The interactive and multi-media exhibition #ClosingTheGenderGAP – Sustainable Development needs Gender Equality showcases the worldwide commitment of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development for the promotion of gender equality.  After a short introduction you will have

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GIZ Gender Award Ceremony

GIZ Gender-Award Ceremony In 2019 almost twice as many teams applied for the GIZ Gender Award 2020 as two years ago, exceeding all our expectations. The 120 applications received are an impressive testimony to our commitment and our contribution to

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Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming in the context of Migration in the Western Balkans

Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming in the context of Migration in the Western Balkans   Concept Note The Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming will aim to offer a platform for the exchange

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International Women’s Day 2019

Dear colleagues, On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on behalf of GIZ Laos, we are glad to invite you to GIZ Laos at the Lao-German House (GIZ Office Vientiane) on 18 March 2019 at 2.30 pm. The objective

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Nepal: A GENERATION’S DREAM OF TRANSFORMATION COMES TRUE

SUPPORT OF MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN THE PEACE PROCESS IN NEPAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender inequality was one of the root causes of 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal. In the current post-conflict context, the Nepali-German Support of Measures to

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Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador: Family vegetable gardens: Promoting Gender equality

Protection of tropical forests and watershed management     CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Trifinio Region is the border area shared by El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, as defined in the Trifinio Treaty and Plan. Here gender-based discrimination and women’s marginalisation

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Supporting the police in fighting gender based violence

Supporting the police in fighting gender based violence     CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE As a result of violent conflicts, impunity and deeply embedded traditional, socio-cultural norms and beliefs, sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is a widespread problem in the

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Morocco: Shaking up gender roles in the “land of never-ever”

Innovative pedagogical approaches to promote bottom-up transformation   Context and initiative “Our society is not ready yet!” is a common phrase one is confronted with in the course of working to promote gender equality in Morocco. Since the “democratic spring”

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GIZ Ecuador Programmes ProCamBío II and PreViMujer support women at event in Esmeraldas

On 8th March, GIZ Ecuador Programmes Procambío II and Previmujer jointly participated in the Muisne Municipality Forum on the occasion of the International Women´s Day. The event, organized by the Spanish NGO Paz y Desarrollo, gathered together around 300 participants.

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All things Gender: interactive mapping tool

Looking for Gender-related documents and strategies? Our mapping tool might help! As the only GG2 project in agriculture and skills development (TVET), we are always trying to keep up with Gender news and developments. Our project supports the African Union

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Central America: PREVENIR: La inclusión del enfoque de género en los cursos de formación

Desigualdad, pobreza, crimen organizado y falta de oportunidades para los jóvenes. Estos son sólo algunos de los principales problemas que afectan actualmente a los ciudadanos de la región centroamericana y en especial del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica, integrado por Guatemala,

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Guatemala: Enfoque de Género y el Impacto en el Desarrollo Integral de las Mujeres Guatemaltecas

I. Proyecto Fiscal (PROFI) – Guatemala Desde 01.01.2013, Alemania apoya al Estado de Guatemala a través del Proyecto Fiscal (PROFI) en la mejora de la capacidad de autofinanciación mediante el fortalecimiento de la eficiencia y la transparencia del sistema fiscal

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