In this episode of Just the Chats, we are joined by Dr. Anna Lührmann, Germany’s Minister of State for Europe and Climate.

She was just 19 years old when she was first elected to the Bundestag (German Parliament) in 2002. She was the youngest-ever member of the Bundestag, as well as the youngest member of any parliament in the world, at the time.

Since 2021, Dr Lührmann has represented the Rheingau-Taunis – Limburg constituency in the as a member of Alliance 90/ The Greens.

Dr Lührmann joins us to discuss Irish-German relations, the upcoming European Parliament elections and youth engagement in politics.

Music credit: Ailbhe Crowley

Recorded: 12 January 2024


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