LIEC 2018 Berlin – Fringe IFLRY CCP

Liberal International organised its 200th Executive Committee in Berlin on June 22nd – 24th. The theme of the event was “Delivering Climate Justice: Liberal Responses to the Paris Agreement”. The IFLRY Climate Change Programme members are deeply grateful for the…

IFLRY @ COP23: It’s all about Oceans

Oceans play a crucial role in the regulation of the earth’s climate. That is why Melvin John & Ina Djuren, who attended the first week of COP23 on behalf of IFLRY, used the conference to get deeper insights into the…

IFLRY Holds its Second Training of Trainers

GUMMERSBACH, GERMANY — From 15 to 21 September 2017, liberal youth leaders from across the globe gathered at the Theodor Heuss Academy of the Friedrich NaumannFoundation for the International Federation of Liberal Youth or IFLRY’s second series of the Training…

The German Election Debate: Why What Wasn’t Said Matters

On the third of September, 16 million Germans watched a TV debate between incumbent German chancellor Angela Merkel from the Christian Democrats (CDU) and her contestant Martin Schulz from the Social Democrats (SPD). The debate took place three weeks before…

Klimaschutzplan 2050: Germany, the first country to look ahead – Dorien Lugt and Jonas Hall-Andersen

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. Besides this article on Germany’s climate roadmap, they wrote about their general impressions, the impact of the US…

Refugees in Germany: the Asylum Process – Nathalia Schomerus

Much has been thought, said and written recently about Germany’s asylum practice. Weekly or even daily, it seems, there are new facts and figures, proposals and demonstrations on whether to open or close borders, on humanitarian commitment and welcoming culture.…