Communications Department

Welcome to the Communications Department of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE). The Department is pleased to help representatives of the press with all questions concerning press and public relations work of the Institute. The Communications staff supervises the DIE website, the Institute’s social media activities, the DIE newsletters, the annual report as well as the Institute’s press releases. Furthermore, the Communications Department is responsible for advancing the Institute’s developmentally oriented communication strategy and the Institute’s Corporate Design. DIE combines the use and testing of traditional and innovative PR and marketing tools. Event management and classical tasks of public relations are also part of the Department’s duties.

We are also at your disposal at press briefings and conferences, and are pleased to provide you with interviews or background briefings with our research staff. Please feel free to contact us.

Contact persons

Media Coverage

DIE Newsletter & Publication Update

Press Releases


Video about DIE


International Development Blog

Auf unserem Blog wollen wir zum Austausch über globale Fragen anregen.

Annual Report 2015 – 2016

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Annual Report 2015 – 2016
Building bridges between research and practice

The Current Column

Taking stock of 2030 Agenda: are we making progress with integrated implementation?

Janetschek, Hannah / Imme Scholz
The Current Column of 24 July 2017

G20 and Africa after the summit: Need for continuity, global voice and vision

Hackenesch, Christine / Julia Leininger / Elizabeth Sidiropoulos
The Current Column of 17 July 2017