Programs: Foreign & Security Policy, Society, Culture & Politics • Regions: Germany • Category: Podcast
Dr. Ellen Ueberschär has been Co-President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, together with Barbara Unmüssig, since July 2017. She is responsible for the Foundation’s domestic department as well as for foreign and security policy, Europe and North America, Turkey and Israel. She is also the head of “Green Campus”, the Foundation’s scholarship program, the “Grüne Akademie” – a think tank of researchers and policymakers – and the “Grünes Gedächtnis” archive.
Episode 45: Democracy as the Victor in Germany’s Federal Election
The September 26 German federal election marked a notable decline of the traditional big-tent parties (Volksparteien) and significant gains by the Green Party and the liberal Free Democratic Party, who …