Security, reconstruction and peace

Our strength lies in linking short-term aid with long-term prospects. In the security sector, we support the demobilisation and reintegration of ex-combatants and provide advice on the build up and reform of capable, democratically legitimate and monitored institutions.

  • Report Mali

    In northern Mali, women smallholders are providing good and healthy food. They are enhancing not only their income, but also their standing in the community.
  • Displacement and starting afresh

    When the Assad regime in Syria reacted violently to the reform movement inspired by the Arab Spring, hundreds of thousands fled to Jordan. Two inspiring Syrian women share their stories of starting afresh.
  • Perspectives Ethiopia

    In Ethiopia, refugees and Ethiopians learn together and put what they have learned into practice. Four people share their story.
  • Technical and vocational education and training

    An interview with GIZ-Manager Tobias Erbert about joint technical and vocational education and training (TVET) for refugees and Ethiopians.
  • Urban development in Egypt

    In the overcrowded settlements of Egypt’s metropolises, there are glimmers of hope – community centres that provide places for young people and families to relax and play sport.