September 15 – International Day of Democracy

Democracy as a political system, based on free and equal participation of all legally capable citizens in government of a state, on the realization of political will of the majority with steady observance of the rights of minorities, on the rule of law and the observance of human rights, is one of the most important achievements of the civilization


August 8, 2018

Poll: Migrant issue is minor for Germans

In Germany, the issue of asylum and refugee policy is one of the least important for the citizens, EUobserver informs with reference to the results of the poll carried out by Infratest-Dimap. 

The respondents were offered to define the importance of seven issues, and migration appeared to be second-to-last. Only 39% of Germans rated it as “very important.” 

Meanwhile, 97% of respondents consider the issues of health protection and care for the elderly the most important. 

95% of citizens are concerned with the issues of pensions and social benefits, while 90% of respondents consider the situation with crime the most important. 

It should be reminded that family reunification for some refugees was renewed in Germany, however, there is the limit of 1,000 persons a month.