sequa gGmbH is a globally operating organisation that carries out development projects and programmes in international development cooperation in close collaboration with the German private sector since 1991.
ReNoStar GmbH, founded in 1982, is a German company which develops and sells software solutions for law firms, courts, notaries, legal departments, debt collection companies, and tax consulting offices. Through a develoPPP.de project, financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and implemented via sequa, which began in June 2017, ReNoStar is going to train about 330 Ethiopian students, lawyers, judges and other persons from the law sector. The direct target group will receive advice and training about the possibilities of a modern electronic legal traffic system. In accordance to that, they shall be able to implement and…
sequa´s application for the Erasmus+ Programme has been granted by the National Agency Education for Europe on behalf of the EU Commission. For the mobility of trainees (programme part SINDBAD and TRANSDUAL) 406 mobility flows will be provided to trainees, enabling them to build up and enhance language and job related skills on a European level. In addition 70 mobility flows are available for VET professionals as part of the move-it programme. This programme offers VET professionals the opportunity to exchange experience with partners in other European Member states, as well as personal and organisational development.
The Polish company Teamdress Drawa Sp. z o.o. is a producer of high-quality protective workwear across Europe. At the beginning of 2016 Teamdress Drawa entered into cooperation with a Ukrainian company Debetex and has relocated a part of its production to Ukraine. In doing so, Teamdress Drawa is dependent on local qualified skilled workers, who are able to ensure a high-quality production of the workwear in order to meet the demand of European consumers. In Ukraine, however, it is a great challenge to find qualified specialists. Therefore Teamdress Drawa is very interested in offering training seminars for local specialists.
In Mai 2017, a first stage of a Chambers and Associations Partnership Programme (BMO)-Project between the German Bildungswerk Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (BWMV) and Ukrainian regional Employers’ associations was officially launched.
Cambodia: Qualification of Cambodian fashion designers for the development of high-quality, modern-ethnic design products
Messe Berlin GmbH is an international trade fair and exhibition company of the federate state Berlin. Since 1962 Messe Berlin organizes a trade fair called "Bazaar Berlin", at which around 500 international manufacturers and artisans from the handicraft sector present their fancy products. Especially the handicraft products from Cambodia are growing in popularity in Germany and the demand for these products is increasing. Within the framework of a develoPPP.de project of sequa, which started in February 2017 and will be implemented two years, Messe Berlin is targeting to develop a one year qualification program for Cambodian fashion designers in modern…
Starting in January 2017, sequa has been supporting GIZ in the implementation of a project to promote private sector development in disadvantaged regions of Serbia. The core of the project is to strengthen the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia in Belgrade, which is currently undergoing a comprehensive reform process. sequa, together with the Chamber, is developing services in the three main sectors of the project, which are metal and mechanical engineering sustainable agriculture as well as information and communication technologies
The Import Promotion Desk (IPD) is one of the two winners of the German qualifying round for the European Enterprise Promotion Awards, EEPA, and represents now Germany in the category “Internationalisation of the economic activities” for the international selection. The initiative IPD convinced the expert committee of the Ministry for Economy and Energy (BMWi) as an initiative, which develops sustainably the international commercial cooperation and in addition, assists, in partner states, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) to establish quality standards and promote commercial activities.
Editorial Without claiming to present any general or prerogative explanation, it is still possible to state that most of the people living in developing countries deal with measurable low standards of living. To tackle this situation, there is only one sustainable and long-term solution which is creating future orientated workplaces and employment. According to the United Nations, until 2030 more than 600 million new jobs in developing and emerging countries need to be created. This is the only way to achieve the defined goals of the Agenda 2030. From my point of view, especially successful companies are the ones which…
In March 2016 the German bio-pioneer Weiling GmbH launched a two-year-long develoPPP.de project in Tunisia to support the local organic farming through training, technology transfer and the establishment of an association. The project activities have aroused a great interest among the Tunisian farmers. More than 40 of them joined the association of organic farmers and already three of them have converted to organic farming since the project inception. These three farms cultivate and produce Demeter certified sun-dried tomatoes for the German market.
Erasmus + (SINDBAD/TRANSDUAL) is a program for vocational students, trainees and apprentices. The program aim is to support vocational students, trainees and apprentices who intend to undertake practical and theoretical learning abroad (EU member states) especially for improving soft skills like mobility, flexibility, tolerance and capacity for teamwork. I am an apprentice at the sequa and was recently able to complete a three-week study course in London at the European College of Business and Management (ECBM) via the Erasmus + program. During the lesson, I was taught in subjects such as business in the UK, laws and rights in the UK,…