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Overview: Labour

Labour market policy

Basic income support for jobseekers

Skilled workers

Transformation of the world of work

Labour Law

Occupational Safety and Health

Social Affairs

Overview: Social Affairs

Social Insurance

Statutory accident insurance

Old-age security in Germany

Social Assistance

Socialcompensation law

Health Care

Participation and inclusion

Europe and the World

Overview: Europe and the World

Europe

Overview: Europe

#MySocialEurope: Germany's Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Employment and social policy in the EU

Working in another EU country

EU external relations

Migration from third countries

European Funds

Overview: Europeean Funds

European Social Fund (ESF)

European Globalisation Fund (EGF)

Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD)

International

Overview: International

International Employment and Social Policy

Labour and Social Policy at the G7/G20 Levels

Corporate Social Responsibility

Twinning in Labour and Social Policy (Administrative partnerships)

Bilateral social security agreements outside the European Union

International Organisations

Services

Overview:  Services

Contact

Publications

Overview: Publications

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Press

Overview: Press

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Leonie Gebers

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Permanent State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Date of birth: 19 February 1971
Place of birth: Karlsruhe

Education and professional career

  • 1990 to 1997: Studies of political science, sociology and economics at the University of Augsburg (Magister Artium)
  • 1994: Studies abroad at the University of London (SOAS)
  • 1990: University entrance qualification, Gymnasium Ulm-Wiblingen

Political Career

  • Since March 2018 Permanent State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • End of 2017 to March 2018: Head of the directorate responsible for "Environment, Climate, Bioeconomy" at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • 2017: Head of the "Political Coordination" staff at the Federal Foreign Office
  • 2016 to 2017: Head of the directorate responsible for the "Office of the Minister, Political Planning" at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • 2014 to 2016: Head of division responsible for "Political Coordination" at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • 2009 to 2014 Coordinating policy officer for economic and labour market policy for the Bundestag parliamentary group of Social Democratic Party
  • 1999 to 2009: policy officer at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
  • 1998 to 1999: Policy officer with the SPD’s Executive Board

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