This Election Season: Integration & Diversity


The Treaty of Rome, signed on March 25, 1957, brought together six European countries (Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) to work towards integration and economic growth and created a prototype of the European Union as we know it today. But here we are 60 years later, and the question of integration still stands at the center-point of major elections across the continent. What do people actually think about integration and diversity, the rise of right-wing nationalism, and the European project? What types of conversations about migration are they having this election season? We went to the streets of Berlin to find out: