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

  • 09.08.2021 Capacity development on digital teaching for better online trainings

    In a multimedia classroom in Pingdu Secondary Vocational Technical School (Pingdu VEC), Ms. Dong Ping, a Chinese teacher on planting and breeding, is presenting her teaching plan using the A.S.K Competence Model she learnt yesterday, to a room of her colleagues, and to a German trainer in Thailand present online. It is the second morning […]

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  • 24.07.2021 GIZ’s experience shared at Forum on Financing Partnership for Green Infrastructure Transition in Macau

    On July 23, 2021, the Chinese International Contractors’ Association (CHINCA) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) jointly organized the “Forum on Financing Partnership for Green Infrastructure Transition”, as a part of the 12th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) in Macao SAR, China. The Sino-German Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) was invited to share a […]

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  • 23.07.2021 Sino-German-Ethiopian triangular cooperation project in sustainable textile hits its first major milestone

    On July 22 2021, the triangular cooperation project “Sustainable Textile Investment and Operation in Ethiopia” held its second steering committee meeting with its political partners from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, the Ethiopian Ministry of Trade and Industry, and the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development to review project results achieved so far and […]

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Project database

  • This database features international projects