How Germany ticks

Taking responsibility

The decision will be made on June 8: Will Germany receive a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in 2019/2020? The outcome of the election is open.

The Bundestag

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    Bundestagswahl 2017: Ergebnis der Auszählung
    Which conditions must a party fulfil in order to be elected to the Bundestag?
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      Bundestagswahl 2017: Bundestag
      How many parties are there in the 19th German Bundestag?
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        Bundestagswahl 2017: neue Sitzordnung
        How many Members of the 19th German Bundestag are there?
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          Bundestagswahl 2017: Durchschnittsalter
          What is the average age of the Members?
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            Bundestagswahl 2017: Bundeskanzlerin
            Who elects the Federal Chancellor?




            The new German foreign minister is paying his inaugural visit, his fourth since taking office.

            Region of the world

            Region of the world

            What Germany is talking about


            Migration and integration

            Current information and background reports on integration and on Germany's activities in the field of refugee and migration policy.
            What links us all

            Germany and the world

            People who are committed to international exchange and initiatives that link countries.

            From conflict to classroom

            They were experienced teachers in Syria or other crisis countries, but then they had to flee. They would like to teach again in Germany. But that isn’t easy.

            The Arab Schindler

            Mod Helmy was a brave man. A Muslim himself, he saved the lives of several Jews in Nazi Germany. Israeli Igal Avidan traces his extraordinary story.

            Say it democratically

            Migration and education opportunities: How pupils in the USA and Latin America immerse themselves in German politics in a public speaking competition.

            Deutschland Blog

            Time to grind the wheels

            Amusa Victor from Vicfold Recyclers, the winner of our #youforG20 contest, about the arrival of the startup’s new machines and its success at the African Entrepreneurship Award.