Observing, Analysing, Acting under this motto Germanwatch has been engaged since 1991 for global equity and the preservation of livelihoods. The politics and economics of the North, with their global consequences, stand at the centre of their work. The situation of marginalised people in the South form the starting point for their engagement for sustainable development. The political and globalised market structures of the North, as well as their resource-intensive mode of production, which is now being increasingly imitated, are influencing human lives worldwide. They advocate for a political, economic and social framework which can ensure a future for the people of the South, who are being pushed to the margins of society through unbridled globalisation and whose very existence is threatened by the loss of their ecological and economic foundations of their livelihoods.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2022): Christoph Bals, Dr. Gerold Kier
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2021): Christoph Bals, Dr. Gerold Kier
Leader gender: Male