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

  • 2019 Sustainable Development Forum
    26.10.2019 GIZ China Country Director Shared German Experience on Trilateral Cooperation at Sustainable Development Forum 2019

    On 24-25 October, the Sustainable Development Forum 2019 was held in Beijing. Mr. Thorsten Giehler, Country Director of GIZ China and Co-Director of the Cluster of China in the World in GIZ China, attended the forum, and delivered a speech on how GIZ, on behalf of German federal government, has been working together with Chinese […]

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  • 29.07.2019 Rice Delegation from West Africa visited China

    During 22nd to 26th July 2019, a delegation from Ghana, Mali, Benin, Burkina Faso, and Germany carried out a one-week study trip on rice value chains in China. Delegation members came from governments, universities, farmer associations, and private sectors and represented partner institutions of the Green Innovation Centres’ Rice Working Group. They visited Beijing, Hangzhou, […]

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  • 27.07.2019 Sustainable Development Seminar Conducted as part of UIBE’s Summer School

    University of International Business and Economics, 22nd to 26th July, Beijing Sustainable Development – From Global Goals to Local Implementation, a week-long intensive seminar organized by the Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) on development topics with real project cases, has been concluded in the brand new Qiusuo Building in the University of International Business […]

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Project database

  • This database will feature international projects
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