The Real Tragedy of Central Europe
24 December 2019
Germany shares a long list of common challenges with Central Europe. How can they strengthen unity and cooperation? Below are recommendations from a German Bundestag member.
Central Europe is a key and integral part of the European continent. The civil liberties movements in Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary in 1989 accelerated the collapse of the totalitarian regimes in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the unification of Germany and Europe. This confirms how closely connected we are. However, 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Western and Eastern Europe still feel disconnected.