The following is a selection of our projects.

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BMZ Future Forum: Making Globalisation Fair

In the winter and spring of 2016/2017 and within the framework of the three-part BMZ event series, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller met with Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble, Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel, and former Federal president of Germany Horst Köhler, to discuss the global financial order, global trade, and the new partnership with Africa. The goal of the event series was to debate the question “How do we design the world of tomorrow?” from various perspectives.  

© GIZ/Ecke

The Berlin Global Learning Forum

is a conference series (2015/2016), facilitated by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the GIZ program “Global Alliances for Social Protection” promoting joint learning on social protection. It is based on a common conceptual outline with the South-South Learning Forum (SSLF) series promoted by World Bank’s Social Protection and Labor Global Practice. The SSLF brings together practitioners, decision makers and other stakeholders from around the world to share their experiences of social protection systems and learn from each other.

Services:

implementation and coordination of the BGLF 2015 and 2016: participation and travel management, design and technical support of the website, coordination of service providers, quality control at the venue

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On the occasion of the 10 year anniversary

of the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Association of German Development and Humanitarian Aid Non-Governmental Organizations (VENRO) hosted a joint international conference. Its theme was “Walking the talk – Celebrating 10 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Milestones and challenges of inclusive development cooperation”.

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invitation and participant management, travel management, registration and production of accessible information material

© GIZ

The „Practitioners’ Dialogue on Climate Investements (PDCI)“

was an initiative of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). From the beginning of 2015 till the end of 2016, it offered a number of conferences, working group meetings and online seminars to provide a platform to policy makers from developing countries and emerging economies to engage with industry and financial sector representatives. The aim was to discuss and develop frameworks to encourage investments into climate friendly products and initiatives.

greenstorming supported GIZ in the preparation and implementation of following events: lead-up event: Bonn-Germany, 9.-10.06.2015; 1. PDCI: Jakarta-Indonesia, 7.-9.10.2015; 2. PDCI: Bonn-Germany, 23.-25.05.2016; 2016 PDCI Kick-Off-Workshop: Pretoria-South Africa, 15.-18.03.2016; Core-Group Meeting of PDCI: Prien am Chiemsee-Germany, 22.-25.10.2016

Services:

invitation and participation management, travel management, visa support, coordination of service providers, organization of transfers and cultural outings, quality control and implementation on site, set-up and maintenance of the website, management of the e-mail accounts and the main contact list

© Jule Roehr

ASA‐Kaleidoskop 2016:

The Sustainable Development Goals and the private sector: Chances and contributions
The ASA‐Kaleidoskop is the ASA‐Program’s annual dialogue and networking event on sustainable business. As part of the ASApreneurs‐Program it brings together members of the ASA network with stakeholders from the economy and civil society to discuss ideas and develop strategies for a more sustainable global economy. It functions as an international networking lab and a platform for collaboration between young change agents and business partners from the Global South and Germany. As such it aims to shift perspectives and to create new visions and ideas. The Kaleidoskop 2016 took place at the Domaene Dahlem on November 18 and 19, 2016. It concentrated on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and their relation to private economy and social entrepreneurship.

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invitation and participation management, coordination of service providers, coordination and quality control on site, calculation of CO2 emissions

©Textilbuendnis/T. Ecke

The 2nd General Assembly of the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

took place in November 2016 at Radialsystem V in Berlin. The internal General Assembly was kicked off with a launch event one evening prior. Federal Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller and Deputy Director-General of the International Labour Organization Gilbert Houngbo participated.

Services:

Invitation and participant management, consultation on space conceptualization, coordination and supervision of service provider management, organization, execution of the event

© GIZ/Rühmeier

Bridging the Gap: Approaches and Policies for Reducing Inequalities

On September 5-6, 2016, 70 participants gathered for an international experts’ workshop, following an invitation by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Scientists and representatives of governmental and non-governmental development agencies deliberated the characteristics and impacts of vertical and horizontal inequality in lectures and discussion groups. In plenary sessions and working groups the participants discussed strategies and approaches how to combat these inequalities.

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consulting for concept development, participation management, coordination of service providers, documentation, quality control on site at the Berlin Representation of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH