Global Issues and Law

Human rights, globalization, rights dialogue, humanitarian aid and the UN. Current information and background on global issues and legal.

Topic of the week: G7 presidency

“A marathon, not a sprint”

Women7 is committed to gender equality. Deutscher Frauenrat Chair Beate von Miquel talks about the demands it is making of the G7 countries.
Topic of the week: Old and young

United or divided?

What are the aims of the different generations in the Bundestag? Questions put to one of the oldest and one of the youngest MPs.
Topic of the week: 75 years of Unicef

Close to her heart

Elke Büdenbender is the patron of Unicef Germany – a position traditionally held by the partner of the Federal President.
Topic of the week: Germany’s image

“Continuity and change”

Steven E. Sokol, President of the American Council on Germany, on transatlantic relations and Germany without Chancellor Merkel.
North America

“We need one another”

Constanze Stelzenmüller from the Brookings Institution talks about the German-American partnership at a time when political power is about to be handed over.