Partners and Contacts

GIZ is a federal public-benefit enterprise with registered offices in Bonn and Eschborn. It helps the German Government achieve its objectives in the fields of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education and training. GIZ operates in more than 130 countries worldwide. GIZ’s activities focus on the transfer of know-how and the development of expertise across a broad spectrum: economic development and employment; governance and democracy; peacebuilding, security, reconstruction and civil conflict transformation; food security, health and basic education; environmental protection, resource conservation and climate change mitigation. GIZ combines its services in the form of tailored solutions for specific needs, regions and contexts. These range from advice, training and skills development through to networking, dialogue, mediation, management and logistics services.
ICLEI is the leading global network of more than 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future. By helping the ICLEI Network to become sustainable, low-carbon, resilient, eco-mobile, biodiverse, resource-efficient and productive, healthy and happy, with a green economy and smart infrastructure, they impact over 25 per cent of the global urban population.
ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. Made up of 53 Member States and 9 Associate Members, the region is home to two thirds of the world’s population. ESCAP is committed to a resilient Asia and the Pacific founded on shared prosperity, social equity and sustainability. ESCAP’s vision is to be the most comprehensive multilateral platform for promoting cooperation among member States to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific. ESCAP’s norm setting and policy work ultimately impacts people’s lives in a positive way by helping countries shape and implement a more balanced and inclusive development agenda for the region.

If you would like to know more about ESCAP’s Urban Nexus initiatives, please contact [email protected]