“akzente” is the client magazine of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. As an expert service provider, GIZ assists the Federal Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective solutions for sustainable development. The company works for a broad range of national and international clients. The most important include the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), German public bodies, foreign governments, the EU Commission, various UN organisations, the World Bank, and bilateral donors. With high-quality content and design, the magazine’s app offers readers reliable first hand information about GIZ. “akzente” offers feature articles and stories from Germany and all over the world. For you, our authors and photographers visit projects relating to climate change, youth welfare, energy, water supply, and much more. From Stuttgart to Timbuktu – “akzente” covers the wide range of the work done by GIZ. For “akzente” exciting authors write commentaries on the situation in South Sudan or working as a journalist in Afghanistan. In interviews decision-makers from politics, business and civil society talks about how they view transparency or what they are going to do for the world’s youth. This way, every issue of “akzente” – printed and digital – provides a different, direct insight into the life of people for who GIZ helps create the basic conditions in which they live. With “akzente” you visit countries, places, and topics, which are often unusual, sometimes far away, but always closely related to people.
Clear, comprehensible language and a state-of-the-art layout make “akzente” a magazine app that appeals not only to specialists. Information charts and boxes, as well as videos, provide background information at a glance. The magazine app is available from the App Store and appears four times a year in German and English. The relevant language can be selected in the app.