References

Latin America
Completed Assignments of Karsten Weitzenegger

  • Central American Integration System SICA., 2012-2014, Design and implementation of the program ‘Development of entrepreneurial skills in the professional training of young people in social disadvantage’ with 20 delegates from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Contracted by AGEG Consultants eG for GIZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Central America, 2011, Evaluation of the Capacity Development Programme “Policy coherence for a sustainable energy policy” in Central America, Colombia and Mexico. Assessment of the effects and impact of the programme and recommendations for future human capacity development, regional cooperation in the energy sector. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for GIZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Brazil, Colombia, 2011, Evaluation on the International Leadership Training (ILT) on Sustainable Management in Latin America, Contracted by AGEG Consultants for GIZ. Financed by German BMZ (1,9 mn EUR).
  • Uruguay, 2009, Uruguay INTEGRA Sector Assistance Programme for Social and Territorial Cohesion, DCI/ALA/2007/19009. External Monitoring as part ot the Programme of External Aid of the European Commission to Latin America. Contracted by Eptisa for for EuropeAid. Financed by European Commission (12 mn EUR).
  • Argentina, 2009, Project Description: Programme for Social Dialogue and Employment in Latin America, Component: Employment creation in self-managed enterprises and labour cooperatives. Final Evaluation. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for DGB Bildungswerk. Financed by German BMZ (1.4 mn EUR).
  • Uruguay, 2008, Project Description: Programme for Social Dialogue and Employment in Latin America, Component: Labour Market and Wages System Capacity Building. Final Evaluation. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for DGB Bildungswerk. Financed by German BMZGerman BMZ-contribution 1.0 mn Euro.
  • Mexico, 2008, Programme for Social Dialogue and Employment in Latin America, Component: Female Labour and Globalisation, Final Evaluation. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for DGB Bildungswerk. Financed by German BMZGerman BMZ-contribution 1.6 mn Euro.
  • Brazil, 2007, Project Description: Capacity Building for trade unions and other labour market experts in workers’ rights and social standards. Services Rendered: Final Evaluation Contracted by AGEG Consultants for DGB Bildungswerk. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Guatemala, 2006, Identification of a sector programme for equal and sustainable growth of the economy and the employment. EC-contribution: 10. 0 mn Euro. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for Pohl Consulting. Financed by European Commission
  • Andean Community, 2005, Andean Community Regional Technical Assistance related to Commerce project (ATRC), Delivering workshops on eCommerce and information society for Government managers in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. Contracted by AGEG Consultants for ARCA. Financed by European Commission, Comunidad Andina de Naciones.
  • Argentina, 2003, Project Appraisal of a project to enhance competitiveness and environmental soundness of the small wood and furniture industry. EC-Contribution: 6. 0 mn EUR. Contracted by Pohl Consulting for EU Delegation Buenos Aires. Financed by European Commission.
  • Germany, 2001-2002, Latin America & The Caribbean Regional Department. Project management of international economic development and capacity building projects with EuropeAid, GTZ, KfW, Inter-American Development Bank, and World Bank. Contracted by GFA Consulting Group.
  • Brazil, 2001-2002, SENAI-GTZ project for technology transfer in the textile industry. Methodological support for Human Resource Development and Knowledge Management at CETIQT. Education and institutional capacity building for improved labour market interventions and sound financing of SENAI. Beneficiary: SENAI Contracted by GFA for GTZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Dominican Republic, 2001-2003 , Steering and coordination of the cooperation of the SME Confederation of the Dominican Republic and the German Confederation of Small Business and Skilled Crafts (ZDH) as project partners. The project improved the performance, organizational structure and efficiency of the small business sector organizations with regard to the provision of services for the small business community. Contracted by GFA for SEQUA. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Argentina, 2000, Training and institutional capacity building for improved BDS facilitation, Design of a public/private Local Development Programme for Córdoba. Beneficiary: CIMCC Chamber of Metal and Component Industry. Contracted by INTEGRATION for GTZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Brazil, 1999, PRORENDA Microempresas Rio Grande do Sul, Methodological support and training on micro-credit for BANRISUL staff in Porto Alegre. Beneficiary: Banrisul – State Bank of Rio Grande do Sul, SA. Contracted by INTEGRATION for GTZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Guatemala, 1999, Capacity building for business support services using Internet and eCommerce solutions for the exporters association. Beneficiary: Association of Exporters of Non-Traditional Products AGEXPRONT. Contracted by INTEGRATION for GTZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Argentina, 1998, Project Appraisal: Long-term business co-operation network between the Chamber of External Trade in Cordoba and the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Region Stuttgart. Contracted by INTEGRATION for SEQUA. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Argentina, 1997, Capacity building and HRD for marketing services by the business association CIMCC for automotive components industry, including trade fair organisation. Beneficiary: Chamber Metal and Component Industry CIMCC. Contracted by INTEGRATION for GTZ. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Bolivia, 1993, Market study in La Paz/El Alto, Bolivia on financial sector reform and credit facilities of urban microenterprises. Contracted by German Development Institute. Financed by German BMZ.
  • Costa Rica, 1990, Analysis of SME Entrepreneurship training methods and skill acquisition of informal sector participants at incubators of the Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje (INA), site visits to 9 public incubators. Contracted by ASA/CDG. Financed by German BMZ.
  • USA, 1989, Study on Urban Informal Sector for the Sector Policies Division, Plans and Programs Department, Inter-American Development Bank. Contracted by Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. Financed by Freie Universität Berlin.

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