Meet Germany’s New Traffic-Light Government

This Dods report, produced by our German-language Political Intelligence team, provides an introduction to the new German government, including its plans for tackling climate change, and approach to the EU and other foreign affairs issues.

By Dods Monitoring

16 Dec 2021

Germany’s first three-party government has taken office, led by new chancellor, Olaf Scholz. The “traffic light” coalition, named after the respective

colours of the parties – the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) – ends 16 years of conservative administrations led by Angela Merkel who chose not to run again.

This latest briefing, produced by Dods’ German-language Political Intelligence team, provides an introduction to the new German government, including its plans for tackling climate change, and approach to the EU and other foreign affairs issues. It concludes with short profiles of the top figures in the administration.

If you are interested in reading the full briefing, please click here to download the guide 

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