Established in 1947, as an international NGO and business platform to promote peace and international cooperation through economic development, the Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER) has grown to become a global platform for business, financial institutions, corporate entities, academic institutions, NGOs, scientific communities and governments.
The objective of OiER is to support international economic relations and establish international contacts by implementing sustainable projects on a global scale. OiER has gained capacities, resources, and experience from long-established industrial, economic and political activities and projects across more than 60 countries and is continuing its work.
OiER offers companies a global network of decision-makers and
business leaders as well as a range of services:
OiER offers international organizations and UN agencies support in implementing projects, engaging the private sector as well as to identify funding opportunities. Focus is on establishing business partnerships for development in OiERs expert areas, other services include:
OiER supports governments on all levels in a range of areas:
OiER cooperates and works with scientific institutions in a range of areas and countries. Moreover, OiER has established a network of Universities and Research Institutions:
The UN Centre of Excellence on Smart and Sustainable Cities will support cities and businesses to implement activities related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). OiER especially will co-act and implement solutions and support companies in this transformation process.
The United for Smart Sustainable Cities Implementation Programme (U4SSC-IP) managed by the OiER supports the implementation of the U4SSC KPIs in cities, carries out projects and builds partnerships, which aim to build smarter and more sustainable cities worldwide.
In Dar es Salaam, a local charity is raising women traders’ awareness of their rights and helping survivors of abuse and assault bring the perpetrators to justice. Founder Jane Magigita says the scheme has led to a large decline in sexual violence in the city’s markets.