The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ)
The Academy for International Cooperation, also known by its German acronym AIZ, is GIZ’s corporate academy. It delivers skills development for experts and managers in the field of international cooperation and equips them with the skills they need to play an active part in shaping change and making knowledge globally available. AIZ provides training and tailored learning concepts both in Germany and abroad for all GIZ employees, GIZ project partners around the globe and all experts and managers in the field of international cooperation. The Academy is GIZ’s centre of excellence for learning on a wide range of global issues. The GIZ regional training centre in Bangkok provides the training programme from the Academy in Asia.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of the German federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and governments of other countries. GIZ works with businesses, civil society actors and research institutions, fostering successful interaction between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. GIZ’s main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).