German Watch

Founding Year: 1991

Staff: 39


Christoph Bals (Policy Director)

The “independent development and environmental organisation lobbies for sustainable global development” It works to promote “North-South equity and the preservation of livelihoods” by observing, analysing and acting. They focus on the “politics and economics of the North with their worldwide consequences” and they use the “situation of marginalised people in the South” as the starting point of their work. Their work includes advocating for “fair trade relations, responsible financial markets, compliance with human rights, and the prevention of dangerous climate change.”



German Watch contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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