Category Bundestagswahl 2017

German Federal Elections: Young voters come up with demands

In the election dialogues hosted by the Schwarzkopf Foundation, more than 150 youth have developed political goals and participation ideas towards the upcoming federal elections and beyond.

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Election dialogues leading up to German elections

Foto: Steffi Loos

Leading up to the German elections, the Schwarzkopf Foundation is hosting “election dialogues” in Hamburg, Bochum and Berlin. During the events, first-time voters can approach the manifold topics and positions of the elections and have a space to discuss with one another as well as with “experts” from politics and society. Furthermore, European perspectives will be a focus of the events.

About 60 students from ...

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Online exchange on participation

Asa the German federal elections are coming up, youth are examining various means of participation – because elections are important, but democracy is more than casting your vote every few years.

In an online campaign launched by the Schwarzkopf Foundation, four young people who are involved in diverse ways are portrayed in short videos: How do they do what they do? Which problems do they encounter? Would they do everything the same way again?

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Third Debate online for the German Elections: How many emotions are good for political debate?

Join the debate online on Debating Europe on how many emotions are good or necessary for a political debate. 

This debate is unfortunately only available in German.

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