Jessica Pressler summarizing the open space she conducted at the 2017 SNRD Africa conference in Pretoria.
Information on the open space
The open space GIZ-EU Cooperation in practice: How to successfully prepare and sign EU co-funded programmes under PAGoDA looked these aspects:
- The relevance of the EU for GIZ
Why the EU matters for German international cooperation? The development of GIZ’s EU-Portfolio and the current role of the EU for GIZ’s business development. Current trends and challenges in the cooperation with the EU.
- EU funding, stakeholders and management modes
Overview of EU financing instruments and the EU programming cycle. Key stakeholders and the role of GIZ. Overview of the potential management modes.
- The process for the preparation of co-financing agreements with the EU
Overview of the preparatory process for a “EU-Kofi”. Key messages regarding multi-donor actions, joint co-financing, call for proposals, etc.
- Relevant points of contact at GIZ
Role of the Key Account Managers at GIZ Liaison Office to the EU