In September 2021, Germany will elect its first Chancellor since 2005. Angela Merkel is leaving some big shoes to fill, both domestically and as a driver of the country's position as a European leader. This series of interviews hears directly from leading German economic and political actors, who explain how the country is preparing for life after Merkel.
After Merkel: Germany’s Climate Policy
Three questions to Franziska Brantner
In this first episode of our series on post-Merkel Germany, Franziska Brantner, Member of the German Bundestag and spokeswoman for the Green party answers three questions about the progress of environmental policies under Merkel and how they could evolve after the elections.
After Merkel: Is Germany at the End of a Cycle?
Analysis by Clemens Fuest
Read our second episode of our series on post-Merkel Germany in which Clemens Fuest, President of the Ifo Institute, discuss the country’s leadership, competitiveness and prosperity.
After Merkel: Upholding Democracy in Germany
Three questions to Stephan Steinlein
In this episode of the After Merkel series, Alexandre Robinet-Borgomano and Marion Van Renterghem spoke with Stephan Steinlein, Chief of Staff of the Federal President of Germany, about the political landscape in Germany and its underlying history.