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Leonie Gebers

Leonie Gebers

State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Leonie Gebers

Leonie Gebers was born in Karlsruhe on 19 February 1971, and has been a Permanent State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs since March 2018. She studied political science, sociology and economics at the University of Augsburg, graduating with a Master’s degree in 1997.

She then worked as a policy officer for the Managing Board of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and subsequently at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. In 2014, she became Head of Division, Political Coordination at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and in 2016 she became Head of Directorate for the Office of the Minister, Political Planning, before moving to the Federal Foreign Office in 2017 as Head of the Political Coordination Office. At the end of 2017, she returned to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy as Head of Directorate for the Environment, Climate, Bio-Economy.

Programme speaker

06:00 p.m. CEST
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09:00 p.m. CEST
Welcoming event

Welcome to Berlin

Franziska Giffey, Governing Mayor of Berlin, welcomes the participants of the 25th International Metropolis Conference at the Rotes Rathaus.

09:00 a.m. CEST
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09:30 a.m. CEST

Opening by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) and Metropolis International

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Metropolis International will open the 25th International Metropolis Conference 2022 together in Berlin.
07:00 p.m. CEST
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11:59 p.m. CEST
Closing event

Thank you

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, invites to a closing event at the Tempodrom near Potsdamer Platz. There, Berlin bids farewell to the 25th International Metropolis Conference and wishes all guests a successful final day of the IMCB22.

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