This accessibility statement applies to the website

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH aims to make the website as accessible as possible. The legal basis for this is provided by the current versions of the German Equality for Persons with Disabilities Act (BGG – only available in German) and the German Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (BITV 2.0 – only available in German).


Level of adherence to accessibility requirements

In accordance with Directive (EU) 2016/2102, the website largely adheres to the German Equality for Persons with Disabilities Act (BGG) and the German Ordinance on Accessible Information Technology (BITV 2.0).


Non-accessible content

  • Wrapping content
    If content is greatly enlarged, particularly long headings and words may not wrap.
  • Incorrect order when operating keyboard
    The order in which links and objects are selected when using the tab key is not always consistent and logical.
  • Explanation of foreign or rare terms
    There are no functions for explaining foreign words such as Anglicisms or rare terms.
  • Sign language
    Content is not provided in sign language.
  • Simple language
    There are no additional explanations in simple language to assist with understanding.
  • PDF documents
    Individual PDF documents on the website (in the Projects & Success Stories) are not accessible. We generally seek to provide information in the HTML format where possible. Please contact us if you require access to a document of this sort.

We apologise for any problems owing to these issues. We are working hard to remove these barriers as quickly as possible.


Creation of this Accessibility Statement

This statemtent was drawn up on December 27, 2022.

The assertions in this statement regarding adherence to the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 are based on a BITV self-evaluation test.

This statement was verified most recently on December 27, 2022.


Feedback and contact

Have you experienced issues when accessing content on the website? Then please contact us. To do so, please email us at

You can also contact us via post or telephone:

Agentur für Wirtschaft & Entwicklung
Am Weidendamm 1A
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 72625680