Events 2014

Our events

ONE WORLD- Forum for the Future

On November 24, Development Minister Dr Gerd Müller presented Chancellor Dr Merkel with the Charter for the Future at the ONE WORLD – Forum for the Future.

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The BMZ’s New Afghanistan Strategy

On March 12, Federal Development Minister Dr Gerd Müller presented the development policy strategy for Afghanistan for 2014 to 2017.

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The Future of Children’s Rights

The conference “Future of Children’s Rights. 25 Years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child” was held at the BMZ on 25 November.

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“Sustainable Development is not Free”

Development financing was one of the central topics covered during the negotiations at the UN General Assembly - and thus topic of a conference organized by Development Policy Forum.

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“Into the Wild”

Friends of the digital society gathered in Berlin for the eighth time at the largest blogger and internet conference – with the GIZ being a part of it.

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“Your indignation is music to my ears!”

In Berlin, German Federal President Gauck talked about the Post-2015 Agenda and the global importance of sustainable development.

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Kicking off a National Partnership for Development Year 2015

Development experts and the public were asked to help shape development policy as part of “The Charter for the Future – ONE WORLD. Our Responsibility”

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Internet and Development

The annual “Berlin Workshop” in preparation of the World Development Report took place in November 2014, organized by the Development Policy Forum.

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“Fish is an important factor in rural development”

The role of fisheries in development cooperation was the topic of the annual European Fisheries Development Advisors Network (EFDAN) Conference.

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Post-2015 Partnerships

In May 2014 Prof Horst Köhler pointed out the importance of a partnership approach to post-2015 negotiations.

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Africa: Continent of Opportunity

The BMZ’s Africa policy in dialogue at an event organized by the Development Policy Forum in September 2014.

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Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries

GIZ’s Development Policy Forum organised an international dialogue on “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries” in January 2014.

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