Germany needs to lead push for European solidarity in crisis

To face the coronavirus fallout, Germany can't just play the model student, writes Henrik Enderlein in Der Spiegel.   

In an essay published in the German weekly Der Spiegel on 14 April, Hertie School President Henrik Enderlein argues that Europe needs a strong signal of European solidarity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, but Germany in particular fails to recognise the historic proportions of this undertaking. It has reduced itself to the role of the model student who cannot help but lecture others along the way.

Read the full essay in English, published as a policy position paper by the Jacques Delors Centre here.

Read the opinion piece in Der Spiegel here (in German behind a paywall).

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