The secretariat of the SFD Promotion Initiative is located at:
c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36
53113 Bonn, Germany

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Registered at
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

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DE 113891176

Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Management Board

Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel (Chair) 
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Vice-Chair)
Anna Sophie Herken
Content of the website
Arne Panesar
Email: arne.panesar [at]

Website management
Email: SFD [at]

Picture credits landing pages
Toolbox & Resources:

Technical realisation
Email: andre.eisser [at]
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