The Federal Republic of Germany is a value-based, vibrant democracy with a diverse political landscape.

The future of democracy

Democracy as a form of government: read where the strength of democracy lies in an exclusive essay by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

“A new quality”

Ethiopia has shown promising development. In one area Germany can offer a very particular contribution to this success, says Ambassador Brita Wagener.

Stayed here

The writer María Cecilia Barbetta has found her second home in Germany. Here she tells how it happened.

Myths and realities

Manfred Güllner, the well-known opinion researcher, explains how the “electoral successes” of the right-wing populist AfD should really be assessed.