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Bundestag election on 26 September 2021

Bundestag election 2021 26. September 2021

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Background information for the 2021 Bundestag Election: parties representing national minorities

The SSW has been recognised by the Federal Electoral Committee as a party representing national minorities within the meaning of the Federal Elections Act for the election to the 20th German Bundestag. The minority privilege serves to integrate national minorities in the development of an informed political opinion through elections.

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Focus on Europe

Facts on the EU Member States in the run-up to the European elections

All over the EU citizens took part in the European Parliament elections from the 23rd to 26th of May. The direction in which the European Union is heading in is the subject of political debates all over Europe at the moment. The EU is facing a number of challenges, including the ageing of society, the question of social cohesion, the opportunities arising from increasing digitalization and climate change. How are the EU and its Member States faring as far as these topics are concerned?