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Claudia Isabel Rittel

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022. She is a journalist and staff member of Frankfurter Rundschau, a daily newspaper.  

All articles of Claudia Isabel Rittel

Ukraine war

To the benefit of the starving, hungry might be given less

Ukraine war may mean hunger for millions of people. Therefore, experts demand financial support for poorer countries’ grain purchases

Digital divide

National broadband plans for faster, affordable internet

National broadband plans are crucial for network coverage and affordable internet access


Making Black people visible and strong

The organisation Future of Ghana promotes and supports young people with African roots in Germany

Bilateral lending

Understanding Chinese development loans

Chinese agencies’ responsibilities are more transparent than generally assumed


Disrupted schooling

According to UNICEF, hundreds of millions of children and teenager lost access to educatin due to Covid-19 lockdowns


Torture chief of the Khmer Rouge convicted

Cambodia: Torture chief of the Khmer Rouge convicted


Protection from a collapsible tube

HIV: Protection from a collapsible tube


A right with no consequences

Water: A right with no consequences

Public finance

Bitter losses

G-20 have not achieved much in fighting taxing havens

Development goals

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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.


The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.