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The inequalities should decrease: At the start of the East German Economic Forum, Federal Family Minister Franziska Giffey called for more active action against the structural weakness in the East.
"The East Germans have every reason to be proud of what has been achieved and the positive development," said( ) on Sunday, according to the organizers at the beginning of the East German Economic Forum Bad Saarow in Brandenburg. "The inequalities that still exist must decrease, or at best disappear completely," added the Federal Minister for Family Affairs and advocated filling more important offices in Germany with people from the East or creating relevant positions in the East German states.
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This includes, according to Giffey, "to work actively against the structural weakness in the East and the underrepresentation of East German life experience in important offices." Differences in wages, assets or the filling of management positions did not change by themselves.
Giffey named the German Foundation for Commitment and Volunteering in Neustrelitz, the German-Greek Youth Organization in Leipzig, the training center of the Technical Relief Organization in Brandenburg / Havel and the model project "Smart City Cottbus" as examples of the establishment of new federal institutions. The city in Lusatia is one of 13 projects supported by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the KfW development bank in digitization.
Germany's ex-royals want their riches back, but past ties to Hitler stand in the way
Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia, is locked in a legal battle for more than 10,000 family artifacts seized or lost after World War II. The case rests on one question: Did his ancestors help the Nazis?Inside, the would-be Kaiser Prince Georg cranes his neck towards an ornate family tree painted on the wall behind him. He proudly describes his lineage, which traces back through centuries of kings and queens who ruled over Prussia (a once-vast area that included parts of modern-day Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Russia and Denmark) through German monarchs like his great-great-grandfather, the Kaiser who led the country into World War I.
Franziska Giffeywanted to withdraw from federal politics in order to work in state politics. At the end of October, the 42-year-old wants to be elected as the new co-head of the Berlin SPD. From 2015 to 2018 Giffey was district mayor in the Berlin district , she comes from Frankfurt an der Oder.
At the East German Economic Forum, politicians, entrepreneurs and scientists want to discuss the consequences of the corona crisis and the prospects for East Germany as a business location until Tuesday. Vice Chancellor and Federal Finance Minister(SPD), Federal Economics Minister ( ) as well as the East German Prime Minister and ex-Union parliamentary group leader are among the guests in Bad Saarow.
Opinion: Germany is facing a long, hard winter .
For a long time it was said that the coronavirus did not have Germany under control as severely as other countries. The shock is all the greater now. Politicians are now also chasing the pandemic, says Jens Thurau. © Markus Scholz / dpa / picture-alliance Provided by Deutsche Welle The corona virus and the Germans in spring: These were contact restrictions and decisive action by politicians. The Germans got to know working in the home office, rode bicycles and stayed at home most of the time.