Connective Cities - Community of Practice for Sustainable Urban Development

Connective Cities is operating on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Responsible for the content

Ricarda Meissner
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Registration information

Registered offices

Bonn and Eschborn, Germany

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 44 60-0
Fax: +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn
Phone: +49 61 96 79-0
Fax: +49 61 96 79-11 15

Email: info(at) 

Registered at

Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

VAT no.

DE 113891176

Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Jochen Flasbarth
State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Management Board

Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel (Chair)
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Vice-Chair)
Anna Sophie Herken

Concept, design and technical implementation

Vielhaber & Geilen Partnerschaft

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Photo credits

Photo credits for header pictures on following pages:

Homepage: Slider: © triloks | istock , alexsl | istock

Municipal Response to COVID-19: triloks | istock

Events – © Jeryco | istock

Events » Announcements –  ©  Pabkov | Fotolia

Topics » COVID-19 – © Surasak Suwanmake |

Topics » Good Urban Governance » Democracy and public participtation – © Evrenkalinbacak |

Topics » Good Urban Governance » Municipal and regional networks – © Bigemrg |

Topics » Integrated urban development » Participation and urban planning – © Beercates |

Topics » Local Economic Development – © zlikovec | istock

Topics » Local Economic Development » Green Urban Economy – © Nataliya Tiedemann |

Themen » Local Economic Development » Corporate Social Responsibility / CSR – © marekuliasz| istock

Topics » Municipal Services – © Rolf_52 | istock

Services » Financial advisory service – © Ragsac19 |

Media centre » News – © sodafish | istock

Media centre » Events – © BrianAJackson | istock

Media centre » Publications – © DusanJankovic | istock

Search  –  © Icefields |

Contact, Data Protection, Imprint - © Bigemrg |

About us – © Ivelin Radkov | fotolia

About us » Background  –  © Kitano |

About us » Objective and Service – © Mr.tawatchai Upathumkiat |

About us » Approach – © Ivelin Radkov | fotolia

About us » Partner and project strucutre – © Boris Terekhov |

all other photos – © Connective Cities