Ruth Erlbeck

Senior Project Manager at the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ)

New challenges and opportunities for urban planning in the framework of climate change and mitigation, corona, green recovery and digitalization

July 14, 2021
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Ruth Erlbeck is Senior Project Manager at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), for which she has been involved in international projects for more than 30 years. From 2013 to 2019 she was the project manager of the regional “Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus Project”, where she also worked on several projects for Naga City. The Urban Nexus is an action-oriented principle that leads us to the circular economy and the implementation of international agendas. Other notable projects are the “Promotion of Low-Price Housing” in Ethiopia and the “Integrated Urban Development” program in Mongolia.

She is currently working in Cairo as a cluster coordinator for sustainable infrastructure and the environment and as a project manager for the GIZ-supported National Solid Waste Management Program (NSWMP) in Egypt.