GIZ

The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) was established on January 1, 2011 on the basis of the German Technical Cooperation Society (GTZ), which operated since 1975. Its head office is located in the German city of Esborn. The head is Tanya Goenner from July 1, 2012. GIZ operates in 130 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Mediterranean and Middle East countries, as well as in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It has representative offices in 87 countries. GIZ has been working on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development since 1995, and the GIZ project coordination office has been operating in Azerbaijan since 2007. The country's director is Ms. Karin Hoerhan.

At present, GIZ is implementing 7 projects in Azerbaijan mainly covering governance and economic development, vocational education, energy and environment.

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Projects implemented by GlZ in Azerbaijan:

 

 

1

Private Sector Development and Vocational Education and Training in the South Caucasus

Beneficiaries: Ministry of Science and Education,

Ministry of Economy
Duration: 2020-2023

 

2

Manager Training Programme

Beneficiary: Small and Medium Business Development Agency
Duration: 2009-2023

3

Good Governance for Local Development in the South Caucasus

Beneficiaries: Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economy, Chamber of Accounts, The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Duration: 2020-2023

4

Management of natural ressources and safeguarding of ecosystem services for sustainable rural development in the South Caucasus (ECOserve)

Beneficiaries: Ministry of Science and Education, Ministry of Agriculture

Duration: 2018-2023

5

Economic and Social Participation of Vulnerable Displaced Persons and Local Population in the South Caucasus (EPIC)

Beneficiaries: State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons,

State Employment Agency, State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs.

Duration: 2018-2023

6

Consulting Services on Shareholder Management

Beneficiary: State Service on Property Issues

Duration: 2019-2022

7

Sustainable Urban Mobility in the South Caucasus (Mobility4Cities)

Beneficiary: Ministry of Digital Development and Transport

Duration: 2020-2023