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BMZ digilab – Our activities

Our activities at a glance

Building on our digital strategy, BMZ digilab is thematically broadly positioned as a driver of digital transformation. We focus on transformative innovations to achieve the global sustainability goals in thematic areas where the digital transformation is particularly far-reaching. In this context, digital approaches that accelerate the achievement of the global development goals during and after the pandemic play a special role in our work.

Bonne gouvernance et droits de l'homme: L'information et les nouvelles sont d'une importance capitale dans la crise: les citoyens et les décideurs ont besoin d'informations immédiates et fiables pour une réponse coordonnée. Nous encourageons les solutions numériques dans nos pays partenaires afin de soutenir le développement de systèmes d'information pour informer les citoyens et surveiller les droits de l'homme.

Focus on innovations: COVID-19 impact mitigation

The Corona Shock has weighed heavily on developing countries. In response to the crisis, the #SmartDevelopmentHack was launched in spring 2020 by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Commission (EC).

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e-learning Workshop mit GIZ Expertin Monika Soddemann

Focus on innovations: Digital education

Digital technology has the potential to enable good and accessible education and thus contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged regions.

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Land Management and Rural Economic Development (LM-RED)

Focus on innovations: Climate and environment

Digital climate and environmental protection measures can help to move more quickly towards a cleaner and more sustainable economy.

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Förderung der dualen Ausbildung in Ägypten

Focus on innovations: Gender equality

Digital solutions offer the opportunity to structurally improve the quality of life of women and girls and enable them to actively participate in building sustainable communities.

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If you also have ideas on how we can improve our development cooperation with digital solutions or are simply curious about digilab, then simply write us an email.

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