Insights from the sector

Redefining Tourism for a Greener Future

Circular Adventures: Redefining Tourism for a Greener Future

How do sustainable tourism and circular economy go together? 🌱In a GIZ webinar as part of the EXI knowledge transfer, the Munich-based consultancy AGEG Tourism for Sustainability provides an overview of how the principles of the circular economy represent an opportunity for the tourism sector and thus for global environmental protection. 

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Group photo excursion visit Tunis

EXI knowledge transfer for better waste management in the MENA region

One key activity of GIZ, as partner of the BMUV Export Initiative Environmental Protection (EXI), is fostering knowledge transfer and contributing to environmental protection worldwide. With other GIZ projects from Tunisia and Egypt, the GIZ project module in Jordan co-organized and conducted the workshop "Scaling Up Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) implementation in the MENA Region".

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SDG Report - front page

Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The second SDG report highlights the contributions made by GIZ since the inception of the first global project under the “Export Initiative Environmental Protection” (EXI) in 2019, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection. GIZ remains committed to assisting partner countries in implementing environmental protection measures and adopting green technologies.  

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The Comic Book based awareness materials being launched by dignitaries

Launch of Innovative Awareness Raising Materials for Organic Waste Management in Port Blair, India

The Port Blair Municipal Council (PBMC), in collaboration with the GIZ global project “Environmental Protection Worldwide” as part of the “Exportinitiative Environmental Protect

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Video: Environmental protection worldwide

As an EXI implementation partner, GIZ presents its activities as part of the BMUV Environmental Protection Export Initiative in a short video.

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Second Meeting of the Consultative Group of Experts (CGE) - Developing a BREF for India’s textiles sector

A virtual meeting of the Consultative Group of Experts (CGE) was organized on 29 November 2023 by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) together with GIZ for developing the BREF/COINDS Document for the Indian textile sector. The meeting was conducted under the project module â€śBest Available Techniques (BAT) for Selected Industry Sectors”, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) under the Export Initiat

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BMA and GIZ Sign MoU for the EXI Project, Collaborating to Sustainably Curtail Single-Use Plastic Consumption (CAP SEA)

10 November 2023, Bangkok – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and GIZ Thailand have formalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they will collaborate in implementing upstream measures to cut down single-use plastic consumption in Bangkok city within the framework of the Collaborative Action for Single-Use Plastic Prevention in Southeast Asia (CAP SEA) project module.

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Illegal waste dump in Lima

Construction and Demolition Waste in Peru - an Interview

Construction and Demolition Waste in Peru, an Interview with Daniel Rondinel 1. How does the increasing urbanization affect the construction sector and waste management in Peruvian cities?

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Circular Resources for our Common Future: Cities as Drivers - Conference

How can urban areas drive environmental protection and resource efficiency? On 1-2 March 2023, representatives from politics, business, science and civil society exchanged their insights at the international circular economy conference "Circular Resources for our Common Future: Cities as Drivers" at the Indian Habitat Center in the Indian capital city New Delhi.

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Circular Economy Solutions Dialogues (CESD) Final Report 2021-2022

The Circular Economy Solutions Dialogue (CESD) was an initiative implemented by the GIZ in co-operation with the GSI on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) to inspire a conducive circular economy (CE) narrative feeding into the G/T20 process.

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