On September 26, German voters went to the polls to elect a new parliament. Its members will in turn choose a successor for Angela Merkel, whose chancellorship ends after 16 years in power. The end of this era presents a unique opportunity to reset some of Germany’s political priorities and implement new policies aiming to boost Germany’s leadership on development issues. The country’s new leadership will also chair the G7 in 2022, a crucial moment to work towards resolving some of the most pressing global issues. CGD colleagues have worked with leading Germany-based researchers to develop specific policy proposals for the next German government across a wide range of topics vital for global development, outlined below.
Is the German Public’s Support for Development More Fragile than it Seems?
October 27, 2021
This blog is part of a series by CGD and partnering institutions from Germany focused on presenting specific policy proposals for the next German government’s leadership on global development issues. Many observers expect that Germany to now take a more proactive role in international developme...