Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (DED)

German Development Service
Service allemand de développement
Servicio Aleman de Cooperación Social-Técnica
Serviço Alemão de Cooperação Técnica e Social

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24 Jun 1963, as a non-profit-making public company owned jointly by the Federal Republic of Germany and the working group "Learning and Helping Overseas" - an association of private German organizations engaged in personnel development aid and extra-curricular education and youth programmes. DED's programme of development cooperation if implemented on behalf of the German Federal Government, represented by the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 2011, when merged with U-XG9465 - Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (InWEnt) and U-XG8887 - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) into G-XJ2537 - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).


Campaign for: poverty reduction; civil conflict management and promotion of peace; self-determined sustainable development; conserving natural resources; enhancing the status of women to achieve gender equality; putting democratic principles into effect by boosting civil society and supporting decentralized structures in developing countries; developing a cosmopolitan and tolerant society in Germany through development education and public relations activities.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No Poverty



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