About GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an enterprise owned by the German Government. GIZ implements sustainable development through international cooperation, on behalf of Germany and other partners. With a global footprint in over 130 countries, GIZ leverages its regional and technical expertise for local innovation.
GIZ India has a team of over 300 staff. To address India's need for sustainable and inclusive growth, in partnership with stakeholders, GIZ’s key focal areas are:
Energy (renewable energy and energy efficiency), Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions
Environment (sustainable urban and industrial development, natural resource management, climate change adaptation, biodiversity)
Sustainable economic development (rural finance, social security systems, small and medium enterprises)
To enhance and deepen the dialogue about relevant energy issues, the German Chancellor and the Indian Prime Minister established the Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) in 2006. The IGEF, aims at initiating strategic cooperation projects between German and Indian governments, institutions and the private sector with focus on the market for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
As an intern you will work for the Support Office (SO), which has been established to provide liaison services for all stakeholders identifying possible topics for the IGEF dialogue and supporting the private sector engagement. It serves as a first point of contact for both the Indian and German governments as well as for the companies seeking to get involved in the process.
The objectives of the FORUM are achieved through the following:
Providing a platform for regular political dialogue meetings
Cooperation through specific activities such as trainings, study tours, studies, workshops and conferences
Private Sector Cooperation