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On 7th – 9th December the SPD held its convention in Berlin. Delegates reelected Martin Schulz as the party’s leader (with support at 82%). 

Analyses
2017-12-13
Anna Kwiatkowska-Drożdż

On 30th November the German president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, met with the leaders of the CDU, CSU and SPD and urged them to form a grand coalition government.

Analyses
2017-12-06
Artur Ciechanowicz

Both in Germany and abroad, the commentary on the recent elections in Germany has been dominated by the analysis of the results scored by AfD.

OSW Commentary
2017-11-22
Artur Ciechanowicz

Less than two months after the general elections, Germany is in a state of political crisis.  

Analyses
2017-11-22
Artur Ciechanowicz
Germany after the parliamentary elections

The parliamentary elections in Germany have been won by the CDU/CSU, with 32.9% of the vote, their worst result since 1949; second place went to the SPD with 20.5%.

Analyses
2017-09-25

On 3rd and 4th September, electoral debates were held in Germany. These were the culmination of a rather sluggish campaign and might have an important impact on the results of the election.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Artur Ciechanowicz

FDP’s defeat in the 2013 elections was viewed as the end of the German liberal party. However, the FDP’s new leader has managed to radically change the party’s image.

OSW Commentary
2017-08-23
Artur Ciechanowicz
The diesel scandal in the German car industry

On 2nd August an extraordinary meeting was held between the ministers, the minister-presidents of nine German states, and the CEOs of car manufacturing companies.

Analyses
2017-08-09
Konrad Popławski

On 31 May, the European Commission put forward a proposal to reform the eurozone in response to the increasing economic disparities between the member states.

Analyses
2017-06-07
Konrad Popławski

he CDU secured a clear victory with a 40.7% share of the vote in the state election held on 26th March in Saarland.

Analyses
2017-03-29
Artur Ciechanowicz

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