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. Trilateral Cooperation Projects
3. Partnership with businesses

The Work Mode

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

News & Events

  • 16.07.2019 Sustainable Development Seminar in University of International Business and Economics – Invitation

    Sustainable Development – From Global Goals to Local Implementation Learning Opportunity on International Practice from the North and the South University of International Business and Economics, 22nd to 25th July 2019, Beijing   Development Cooperation links global and national goals with local implementation. It brings together partners with very different cultures and institutional backgrounds, who […]

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  • 28.06.2019 Sino-German Sustainability Summit, a Multi-Stakeholder Platform for China and Germany to Jointly Promote Agenda 2030

    BEIJING–On June 27, the Sino-German Sustainability Summit hosted by TÜV Rheinland Group was held at the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. More than 200 representatives from Chinese and German companies, financial institutions, think tanks, and non-governmental organizations came together to exchange their insights and practices on corporate social responsibility under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. […]

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  • 28.03.2019 Carbon-Neutral Tea Value Chains –Germany, China and the FAO Join Forces with Kenya

    Climate change has both direct and indirect effects on agricultural productivity including changing rainfall patterns, drought, flooding and the geographical redistribution of pests and diseases. Tea production, in particular, is sensitive to changes in growing conditions. As the world’s largest tea exporter and third largest tea producer, Kenya has a 10% of its population relying […]

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Project database

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