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What people hope.

What people hope © DAAD/GIZ/Goethe-Institut

Migration is seen as a reality now and in the future. The desire for an open Germany that embraces this diversity, is both great and global. People hope for an open country and open hearts. 

“Germany should meet other cultures and diversity with open arms.”

The interviewees continue to expect fair and multifaceted cooperation in external relations. They consider Germany as a popular partner for joint projects and development of cooperation is desirable. The expectations are great that Germany will catch up fast, particularly with regard to digitalisation, and will contribute towards finding solutions for the digital world of tomorrow. A pioneering role is also expected of Germany in the areas of environmental protection, climate change and sustainability. The imminent departure of the German Chancellor in autumn 2021 is being followed attentively. Interviewees hope for both continuity and a fresh start in politics.