12 July 2020 – Whether it be climate change, financial crises or, most recently, the corona crisis: in a globalised world, political challenges are increasingly reaching beyond previous borders. Occurrences at a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan can lead to deaths in Mannheim; developments in the Brazilian jungle can affect the climate in Chemnitz. As no one state can stop global warming or halt a pandemic, increasing cooperation is needed. At least in theory.

On 12 July 2020 the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel published an interview with Chair Peter Kurz entitled “St├Ądte an die Macht” (“Power to the Cities). ”

Please click here to read the German article in Der Spiegel.

For the English version of the interview, click here.