Fostering democracy and upholding human rights, taking action to prevent the destruction of the global ecosystem, advancing equality between women and men, securing peace through conflict prevention in crisis zones, and defending the freedom of individuals against excessive state and economic power – these are the objectives that drive the ideas and actions of the Heinrich Böll Foundation. The Heinrich Böll Foundation maintains close ties to the German Green Party (Alliance 90/The Greens) and as a think tank for green visions and projects, they are part of an international network encompassing well over 100 partner projects in approximately 60 countries.
Areas of focus
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2020): Ellen Ueberschär and Barbara Unmüßi
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2019): Steffen Heizmann
Leader gender: Male