Willy Brandt


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Noun1.Willy Brandt - German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
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So we've decided together that we won't have a night session tonight but rather that we will continue our negotiations and discussions in a detailed and focused way here in Willy Brandt House from 10 o'clock tomorrow," he said, referring to the SPD headquarters.
We have had two German Chancellors who have had a wonderful command of English: Willy Brandt and Helmut Schmidt.
He was elected chancellor after the resignation of fellow Social Democrat Willy Brandt, triggered when a top aide to Brandt was unmasked as an East German agent.
His career was closely linked to Willy Brandt who became Germany's first Social Democrat chancellor in 1969.
This widely interpreted event was recorded in photographs and subsequently even became the subject of a statue itself, through a representation of the act in brick that now stands as a monument in Willy Brandt Square.
The Master's in Conflict Studies and Management Programme at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt focuses on areas including regional security ( especially developing frameworks for regional security architectures), terrorism, governance, peace and institution building.
The Berlin service has been introduced as part of Lufthansa's expansion there in preparation for the opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport next year and quickly follows the introduction of flights from Birmingham to Hamburg at the end of March.
Following the final passenger service from Tegel Airport, on the morning of 3 June 2012 Berlin's new Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport will be open.
The text reader is Matthias Brandt, one of Germany's leading actors of stage, TV and film and, as it happens, a son of the late Chancellor Willy Brandt.
WHEN did Willy Brandt become chancellor of West Germany?
The ombudsman Nikiforos Diamandouros--himself appointed by the parliament--released a report criticising OLAF for dropping a probe into the deal to build the Willy Brandt and Jozsef Antall buildings, helping house the parliament in Brussels.
In the first, he calls on the EP to clarify its statements concerning the legal framework for the financing of the Willy Brandt and Jozsef Antall buildings and asks it to give access to the report of the consulting firm, the call for tender and the list of banks contacted by the developer.