Below you will find a selection of 8 workshops that will be offered in English.
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Kolping Germany’s electric Climate Change Van will be used as an example to address the complex issue of climate change.  A variety of topics, materials and workshops explain the connections between our own lifestyle and climate change, both locally and globally. This workshop wants to demonstrate what climate protection can look like and how it can be integrated into everyday life.

Christoph Hoppe, Kolping Germany

In this workshop we will deal with questions such as: Why do people leave their homes and countries? What is their primary motivation? What are the resulting consequences for the work with refugees? We will look into the reasons behind flight and migration, explore global contexts and recognise our own privileges in order to develop strategies and methods to combat the causes of refugees fleeing their homes and countries.

N.N., Kolping Network for Refugees

Kolping agricultural experts from Tanzania, Indonesia and Rwanda will present small-scale agricultural projects that address the challenges of climate change and help smallholder farmers increase their yields and become independent of artificial fertilisers.

Representatives of Kolping Tanzania, Kolping Indonesia and Kolping Rwanda


Appalling working conditions in textile or electronics industries, forced displacement of people for the extraction of raw materials, destruction of rainforests, child labour on plantations and much more. Countless reports from countries of the Global South show: Human rights abuses and environmental degradation are by no means uncommon in our global supply chains. Countless reports from countries of the Global South show: Human rights abuses and environmental degradation are by no means uncommon in our global supply chains. What can a European Supply Chain Act achieve? How can people campaign for effective regulations to protect human rights and the environment?

Eva-Maria Reinwald, Expert promoter for Global Economy and Human Rights, SÜDWIND Institute in Bonn

Disasters have many faces: time and again, partner countries are affected by climate disasters, epidemics and even armed conflicts. Kolping India serves as an example to show how sustainable emergency aid can be organised.

Representative of Kolping India

Only those who have water can survive. That is why KOLPING INTERNATIONAL helps to provide access to clean water in drought regions, drills wells or builds cisterns and tanks for storing rainwater. Kolping Uganda will present its projects as an example.

Kolping Uganda

Work opportunity programmes give teenagers and young adults in South Africa the chance to gain access to the labour market by learning a trade. These programmes are tailored to the needs of the local people and businesses. This way, they can build a secure and sustainable livelihood for themselves.

Representative of Kolping South Africa

This workshop presents the German government’s commitment to equal participation of all people in social, political and economic life – regardless of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other characteristics.

Sector Project on the Promotion of Gender Equality, GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)