As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of GIZ federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and governments of other countries.
GIZ works with businesses, civil society actors and research institutions, fostering successful interaction between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
German international cooperation with the Republic of Serbia began immediately after the country’s democratic transition in the year 2000. Since then GIZ has maintained a County Office in Belgrade and several Project Offices. Today, there are 156 people working for GIZ in Serbia, 30 of whom are seconded staff and 126 national personnel. There are additionally 10 CIM experts working in Serbian partner institutions.
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ supports Serbia’s efforts to achieve convergence with the EU, to strengthen economic performance and consolidate democratic structures. To this end we are implementing programs and projects in the following priority areas:
-Sustainable Economic Development and Employment