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Germany and Europe

Can Germany accommodate more migrants? What is the future of Europe? A panel and audience debate the issues in Berlin.

As Europe faces some of the greatest crises of modern time, Germany’s leadership in the Europe Union has been put under pressure. World Questions is in Berlin at the Deutsches Historiches Museum to explore a German audience’s questions to a panel of opinion-formers and decision-makers. Jonathan Dimbleby is joined by Aydan Özoguz, Cabinet Member and Federal Commissioner for Immigration, Refugees and Integration; Christian Schmidt, leader of the ALFA party in Berlin; the contemporary historian professor Gerhard Hirschfeld; the migration researcher professor Naika Foroutan; and Philipp Lengsfeld, CDU Member of the Bundestag.

(Photo: Refugees waiting to register in Passau, South Germany, on 16 January2016. Credit: Armin Weigel/AFP/Getty Images)

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Sun 8 May 2016 11:06GMT

The British Council

World Questions were staged in partnership with the British Council to allow the public to question their politicians face-to-face. Find out more about the British Council.


  • Sat 7 May 2016 18:06GMT
  • Sun 8 May 2016 11:06GMT