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

Views of Europe from afar

Germany assumes the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. That presents an ideal opportunity to ask people around the world what they think of Europe.

What unites Europe

Freedom and equality have been the very foundations of the West since the revolutions of 1776 and 1789. Why their substance is crumbling and how the idea can continue to shine.