About: German constitution

Economy & Jobs 26-03-2020

German parliament suspends debt brake to fight coronavirus outbreak

The German lower house on Wednesday (25 March) suspended the country's constitutionally enshrined debt brake, approving a massive stimulus package by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to weather the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

Merkel’s would-be successor questions Germany’s sacrosanct asylum pledge

Friedrich Merz, trailing in the race to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of her Christian Democrats (CDU), sparked uproar by questioning Germany's constitutional guarantee of asylum at a hustings late on Wednesday (21 November).
Development Policy 12-06-2015

Experts call for amendment to German constitution to reach SDGs

SPECIAL REPORT / In September, the international community plans to set the new development goals (SDGs), for wealthy, industrialised countries as well. Now, experts in Germany are calling for tough reforms to end suffering in the global South.

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