The Foundation

The Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development was established on May 11, 2017 as a joint initiative between the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ) and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MofCom).

The 3 pillars

The Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development operates in three pillars:
1. Sino-German Dialogue on Development Cooperation
2. Triangular Cooperation Projects
3. Partnership with businesses

The Work Mode

The Trade Development Bureau (TDB) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) were designated to run the Center. They report to MofCom and BMZ as the political partners who are jointly steering the work.

News & Events

  • 2020 Forum on China and International Development
    18.12.2020 2020 Forum on China and International Development: Green Recovery and South-South Cooperation

    On 17th December 2020, the Institute of International Development and Cooperation of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), organized the 2020 Forum on China and International Development, under the theme of “Commemoration, Succession and Innovation – 70 years of China’s Foreign Aid and Transformation to International Development Cooperation” in Beijing. This […]

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  • 07.12.2020 Take Responsibility for Safe Production Across Sectors in China–the 4th Guangdong Safe Production Summit

    Safeguarding of global public goods such as environment is one of the biggest challenges for the 21st century. Global public goods are important for both rich and poor countries, for domestic and international development. China, due to its size and population, and its rapid economic development over the last decades, plays a crucial role in […]

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  • 07.12.2020 Developing Sustainable Infrastructure in Africa Together – Perspectives from Africa, China and Europe

    On December 3, 2020, the “Forum on Developing Sustainable Infrastructure in Africa Together – perspectives from Africa, China and Europe” was jointly organized by the Chinese International Contractors’ Association (CHINCA) and GIZ in Macao, China. The event was an official part of the 11th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF), which focused on the […]

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Project database

  • This database features international projects

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