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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Svenja Schulze

Svenja Schulze


is Germany’s federal minister for economic cooperation and development.

Picture credit: BPA/Steffen Kugler

All articles of Svenja Schulze

Development policy

Germany’s development policy serves all people

German international-development efforts benefit not only partner countries, but people living in Germany as well


“Expansion of renewables offers enormous employment potential”

Development Minister Svenja Schulze on the need to ensure a socially just transition for a sustainable energy transformation

German development policy

What really helps women worldwide – sanitary pads, visas and loans

Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development explains how feminist development policy contributes to making societies more equitable, resilient and stable

Fighting poverty

Social protection improves food security

Why social safety nets are key to fighting hunger and poverty in the global south

Sustainable development

The future of the planet is on the line

Sustainable development includes progess for people, climate protection and biodiversity, insists German minister

German Policymaking

Towards an equitable world

Svenja Schulze, Germany’s new federal minister for economic cooperation and development, has told D+C/E+Z what her priorities are

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