Ministry Werner Gatzer
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance
beirat Report by the Advisory Board
In the debate over efforts to reform the EU budget, repeated calls are made (a) to ensure more transparent and fairer burden-sharing and (b) to replace the widespread juste-retour (“just returns”) mindset with a stronger focus on policies that serve the interests of Europe as a whole. This report argues that it is possible to make EU financing practices more transparent and, in this way, to …
The Detlev Rohwedder Building, located in the Wilhelmstraße in Berlin’s historical government quarter, has been the head office of the German Finance Ministry since 1999. It reflects the stages of Germany’s turbulent history more clearly than almost any other building in the capital.
Public Finances G7: Think Ahead. Act Together.
Finance Ministry brochure about the issues for the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Dresden: growth for present and future generations, well-functioning financial markets and enhancing cooperation in tax matters.
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