You can make a contribution to more and higher quality employment in a partner country by introducing need- and practice-oriented vocational training in cooperation with chambers, associations and vocational training institutions. sequa supports you in this.

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Make a contribution to more and higher quality employment in a partner country by introducing need- and practice-oriented vocational training in cooperation with chambers, associations and vocational training institutions. sequa supports you in this.

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Going together - moving forward
Development partnerships with the private sector

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German Chambers and Associations are involved in the BMZ Special Initiative for Training and Employment

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Would you like to delegate part of your project work to GIZ? sequa supports you competently in the areas of private industry, trade, vocational training, chambers and associations.

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You want to import? You lack contacts? Are you looking for a specific product?
The IPD supports you in the international purchase of numerous products and raw materials.

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Are you looking for a competent partner to help you develop and implement grant projects? Then you've come to the right place!

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Are you looking for a consortium or lead partner for service contracts with competences in the areas of private sector development (PSD), vocational training or capacity building of chambers and associations? We are curious to get to know you and to start doing business with you.

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German-Turkish Partnership for Vocational Qualification (TAMEB) enables Syrian refugees and disadvantaged Turkish groups to earn income from vocational and entrepreneurial activities.

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The private sector is mandated by the European Commission to implement measures to promote youth employment in Central and West Africa

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iMOVE India

sequa contributes to the export of German dual vocational training services to India. We support iMOVE's efforts to pave the way of German vocational training institutions to India and to enter cooperations with Indian institutions. 

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Projects and Programmes Worldwide

Mobility Programmes

Your way to an internship abroad

sequa promotes the mobility of apprentices, young professionals and vocational training personnel.

To this end, sequa offers a mobility programme - all within the framework of the EU ERASMUS+ programme.

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09 May 2019

03 May 2019

East Africa: Support for economic integration in EAC

In a BMO Partnership Project facilitated by sequa and financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Federation of German Industries (BDI) has been cooperating with the East African Business Council (EABC) since 2016. On 1st Spetember 2018, a second three-year phase of this BMO Partnership Project...

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23 Apr 2019

First Call for Proposals ARCHIPELAGO - Deadline 23.06.2019

NEW 1st Call for Proposals ARCHIPELAGO

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04 Apr 2019

Archipelago: Invitation to the Information Event: 10.04.2019, Bonn

sequa was commissioned by the European Commission to implement the ARCHIPELAGO programme in cooperation with its partners EUROCHAMBRES (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and CPCCAF (Association of French-speaking Chambers in Africa and Europe).  

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03 Apr 2019

Tunisia: Vocational training for mechatronics and plastics technicians

In a VET Partnership facilitated by sequa and financed by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bbw) has been cooperating with the Agence Tunisienne de la Formation Professionnelle (ATFP) and its affiliated vocational training centres since 2016. On 1st January...

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30 Mar 2019

Ethiopia: Strengthening chamber structures

On 01.04.2019 a chamber and association partnership project began between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Reutlingen and the Amhara Region Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (ARCCSA).

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05 Mar 2019

sequaForum 2019 A01: KVP/BBP Tag

If the economy is doing well, people are doing well too! Especially in developing countries it can be observed that this guiding principle unfortunately also applies vice versa. A reliable legal framework, well-trained skilled workers, functioning transport routes, fast internet, accessible procurement and sales markets and many other...

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17 Feb 2019

Bonn: Relaunch of the sequa website

Welcome to! As of today sequa gGmbH presents itself with a new online platform. The website "" has been updated with a clear, modern design and high usability. Visitors still receive current information, reports and background information about the work of our company. In addition, the new website offers many...

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15 Feb 2019

Brazil: 11th World Chamber Congress - "Creating a shared future"

The 11th World Chamber Congress brings together entrepreneurs and chamber representatives from more than 100 countries in Brazil. From 12 to 14 June 2019, the city of Rio de Janeiro will welcome more than 1200 representatives of chambers and authorities from various countries.  

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Typical Projects

SME Development - Strengthening Economic Organisations in Armenia

SMEDA is a sub-project of the GIZ programme Private Sector Development and Vocational Training in the South Caucasus which has been running in Armenia since 2016 and co-financed by the EU. Since December 2017 sequa has been involved in this project with a component aimed at improving the dialogue between business associations and chambers and...

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Typical Projects

Promotion of dual training in the building trade in Rwanda

Since November 2014, the German Koblenz Chamber of Crafts (HWK) has been running a vocational training partnership in Rwanda. Together with the Rwandan Construction Association and selected vocational training centres, four construction occupations are being tested to see how the Rwandan private sector can be more closely involved in the planning...

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Typical Projects

Formados - Vocational training promotion in Ecuador

Practice-oriented vocational training for young people in Ecuador - that is the aim of the Formados initiative. For 5 years now, the project has been promoting dialogue between the private sector and the public sector in Ecuador in the field of dual training. To this end, 8 training courses are being implemented, thus improving the competitiveness...

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Typical Projects

SMART Myanmar

Project Brief: SMART Myanmar 2.0, a four-year project funded by the European Union, was launched in January 2016. It aims to improve the production and consumption of sustainably produced garments from Myanmar. This will be achieved by extending and improving the best practice mechanisms developed and implemented within the framework of the...

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K to 12 Plus

The project K to 12 PLUS is an initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to support the educational reform K to 12 in the Philippines. The German-Philippine Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GPCCI) is introducing elements of dual training in the Technical-Vocational-Exit Track of Senior High Schools alongside...

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