Input Session: Addressing corruption in project environments

During the upcoming session on 20th January 12 noon CET, René El Saman will introduce AC WORKS, a dynamic workshop format, designed by GIZ to address the negative impacts of corruption in challenging project environments. Corruption is a major obstacle to sustainable development, and in the center of GLAC`s Community of Practice on Anti-Corruption and Transparency

AC WORKS aims to support planning processes but comprises training elements to sensitize project members for corruption risks or to embed the topic of anti-corruption in wider groups such as GIZ country teams. We are looking forward to his insights and a lively discussion, don't miss it.

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Pioneering mobility: Calling for German private sector partners

The shortage of well-qualified specialists and young talents is growing not only in Germany, but worldwide. In many countries, there is an imbalance between the demand for skilled workers in some sectors and a surplus in others. That is why the GIZ program PAM aims at building strong partnerships between Germany and selected partner countries for vocational training and labor migration in the following sectors: Construction, Early Education, Industrial Mechanics, Industrial Electronics, Information Technologies (IT) and Metal Cutting. The onboarding of interested German private sector partners has started! (Events in German)

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Rethinking Africa Convening continues in 2022

Following two very successful dialogue sessions in February and July 2021, that were dedicated to the focal topics of the "Impact of human trafficking and migration on human security" and "Human insecurity and the enigma of electoral integrity and democratic violence", Rethinking Africa Convening (RAC) will continue in 2022.

The joint action created and hosted by GLAC Africa members aims at mobilising the African community and African diaspora to exchange on priority cross-cutting issues facing the continent especially emerging threats to peace and stability in African countries.

For an update on the focal topics 2022 stay tuned!

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GSDR Dialogue for Sustainability on Food Systems

As follow-up to the Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) a group of highly motivated professionals working towards Agenda 2030 formed the GSDR Community of Practice (CoP) . As a new format open to the public, they launched the GSDR Dialogues for Sustainability.

On 3rd November 2021 Jennifer Clapp and William G. Moseley widened our understanding of food security to incorporate agency and sustainability, elements not currently captured in the commonly referenced four pillars of availability, access, utilization and stability. 

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International Art Work on Anti-Corruption #IACD2021

The Community of Practice on Anti-Corruption and Transparency is part of the GLAC Network. Within the scope of an Anti-Corruption project in Bosnia and Herzegovina that was completed earlier this year, a thematic art contest and exhibition on such a complex topic as anti-corruption were launched.

The virtual gallery of the artwork is available here.

Check out the inspiring images yourself.

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More to come - the Second and Third Inclusive Insurance Innovation Lab

The Inclusive Insurance Innovation Lab was designed as a sequence of national workshops and international platforms for insurance supervisors and other key stakeholders of the inclusive insurance sector. Providing a unique opportunity for participants from Albania, Ghana, Kenia and Mongolia to build leadership capabilities while working together to develop innovative solutions it started in 2017 to 2018 in cooperation with the Access to Insurance Innitiative (a2ii). It then took flight, as a2ii continues with a second and third cohort from 2020 onwards, now reaching out to eight other countries.

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