Foreign Offices

Foreign Offices: Contact and Information

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Africa

The Heinrich Böll Foundation has offices in Southern Africa (Cape Town, South Africa), in the region East and Horn of Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) and in Nigeria (Abuja).

Latin America

The Heinrich Böll Foundation has offices in the region Central America/Mexico/Cuba (Mexico City and San Salvador), in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) and in Cono Sur (Santiago de Chile).

Middle East and North Africa

Old Tunis City Gate

In reaction to the Arab Spring the Foundation decided to expand its programmes to North Africa and, in the summer of 2012, began to establish a new office in Tunis which opened in May 2013.

The old town of Rabat and Kasbah (fortress) at Bouregreg
The office Heinrich Böll Foundation in Rabat, Morocco was founded in 2014 and works on the subjects of ecology and sustainability as well as democratization.
Beirut from above

The Beirut regional office, established in 2004, works with partner organisations in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq. Main programme areas are statehood and participation, conflict management and international politics, environmental justice, as well as culture and dialogue.

Our Israel office in Tel Aviv, established in 1998, is a continuation of programmes that began in 1992. The office aims to promote Israeli democracy, debates about the Middle East conflict, and exchanges and dialogue between Israel and Germany.

Ramallah-Team

Our office in Ramallah aims to promote democracy and make contributions to regional conflict management. To achieve this we work with civil society actors, universities, think tanks, and young activists.

Asia

The Foundation's Southeast Asia program, being restructured in 2015, will focus on highlighting how globalization and integration in the ASEAN countries have an impact on people’s lives.

Islamabad

The office’s work focuses on the equitable use of natural resources, renewable energy, climate change, women’s participation in policy development and the promotion of stability and peace.

Delhi

The Heinrich Böll Foundation’s country office in New Delhi coordinates the work of the foundation in India since 2002. The office supports dialogue with a variety of political actors in the country.

Together with our Chinese partner organizations, our office observes and analyzes China's complex developments and promotes communication and consultation.

Together with our partner organizations, our office in Phnom Penh is working to change gender roles in Cambodia in a critical dialog with the government, political parties and investors.

The Kabul office supports women and young people in getting their voices heard in policymaking processes and provides a platform for dialog between state and non-state actors through studies, consultation, media relations and other instruments.

Shwedagon

The Heinrich Boell Foundation is observing the political and economic transformation process with a critical eye and providing spaces and inspiration for debates and communication with regional actors.

Europe and North America

Since late 2015, the Heinrich Böll Foundation is in the process of setting up a new office in Paris, which will focus on four main activities: energy transition and climate protection, greening the economy, democracy’s crisis of confidence, and European politics.

Our main areas of activity are the EU’s common foreign and security policy, along with energy and climate policy, and the promotion of democracy and human rights.

Our main focus points are the promotion of democratic reform within Turkey, the future of Turkish energy policy, and the development of rural regions.

Our office is involved in establishing a democratic political culture in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. One of the special objectives of the office is to develop policy recommendations for an active and coherent EU approach towards the Southern Caucasus region.

Our main focus is to boost civil society in Ukraine and Belarus. To achieve this, we offer training programmes and assistance, host public discussion meetings in Ukraine, and promote civil-society organisations and initiatives in Belarus.

Team DC

The office in Washinton D.C. strives to promote democracy, civil society, equality and a healthy environment internationally.

The new office aims to bolster such forces and groups within civil society that are trying to reform and realign Greek politics decisively.

The Warsaw office was established in 2002. Its initial mission was  to facilitate the process of European integration. Currently, the activities of the office concentrate on Democracy and Human Rights, International Policy, Energy and Climate issues.

Our Prague office manages the Foundation’s projects in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary, supporting civil-society groups and empowering green movements within the region. The main focus of our regional activities is on the future of European democracy and on energy and climate policy.

Our Moscow office’s activities aim to strengthen democratic political cultural in Russia; specific focuses are on women’s rights and gender democracy.

The main emphases of our work is on supporting democratic and legal reforms within the region, as well as on bolstering civil society. For this, the offices collaborate with journalists, lawyers, and political scientists, and they host debates and workshops.

Who we are

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 con­ flict 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. We maintain close ties to the German Green Party (Alliance 90/The Greens) and as a think tank for green visions and projects, we are part of an international net­work encompassing well over 100 partner projects in approxi­mately 60 countries.

The Heinrich Böll Foundation works independently and nurtures a spirit of intellectual openness. We maintain a world­ wide network with currently 30 international offices. We co­operate closely with 16 state-level Böll Foundations in each of Germany’s federal states, and we support talented, socio-politi­cally engaged undergraduate and graduate students in Germany and abroad.

We gladly follow Heinrich Böll’s exhortation for citizens to get involved in politics, and we want to inspire others to do the same.

Contact

Heinrich Böll Foundation
Schumannstr. 8
10117 Berlin
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Phone: +49 (0)30 - 285 34 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)30 - 285 34 - 109
Email: info@boell.de

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