Registration information

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Registered offices

Bonn and Eschborn

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36
53113 Bonn
T +49 228 44 60-0
F +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1 - 5
65760 Eschborn
T +49 61 96 79-0
F +49 61 96 79-11 15


Registered at

Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

VAT no.

DE 113891176

Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Jochen Flasbarth
State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Management Board

Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel (Chair) 
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Vice-Chair)
Anna Sophie Herken


ELD Secretariat, Nina Bisom
c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32
53113 Bonn

Tel: +49 228 4460-3740
Fax: +49 228 446080-3740
Email: eldinitiative(at), info(at), nina.bisom(at)

Design, technical implementation in TYPO3 and support:

Faktor E GmbH, Bonn

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