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Making Choices: German Bundestag Elections on September 24

On Sunday, September 24, German voters will head to the polls to elect the next Bundestag, the German parliament.  The results will determine which parties are able to form a governing coalition and elect the Chancellor.

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UNGA: The Whole World Gathers in New York

Foreign Minister Gabriel will address the General Assembly on Thursday. He will also discuss current conflicts – from Ukraine to North Korea and from disarmament to denuclearization – in bilateral talks with numerous counterparts, for example those from China and Russia.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.