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Berlin Senate discusses 100-day programme

Klausurtagung Berliner Senat

Ulrike Gote (l-r, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Senator for Science, Health, Care and Equality, Lena Kreck (Die Linke), Senator for Justice, Diversity and Anti-Discrimination, Iris Spranger (SPD), Senator for the Interior and Sport, Astrid-Sabine Busse (SPD), Senator for Education, Youth and Family, Bettina Jarasch (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Senator for Environment, Mobility, Consumer and Climate Protection, Franziska Giffey (SPD), Governing Mayor of Berlin, Stephan Schwarz (no party affiliation), Senator for Economics, Energy and Operations, Klaus Lederer (Die Linke), Senator for Culture and Europe, Katja Kipping (Die Linke), Senator for Integration, Labour and Social Affairs, Andreas Geisel (SPD), Senator for Urban Development, Building and Housing and Daniel Wesener, (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Senator for Finance, stand in front of the Groß Behnitzer See lake for the meeting of the Berlin Senate.

The Berlin Senate meets on Saturday for a two-day meeting to discuss a 100-day programme.

100-day programme central topic of the meeting

The meeting in neighbouring Brandenburg will focus on the so-called 100-day programme of the red-green-red government, which has been in office for a good three weeks. In addition, the retreat serves to get to know each other better. There are many new faces among the senators, state secretaries and staff. The ambience should be right: The meeting will take place near Nauen in an idyllically situated conference hotel on a former country estate.

The governing mayor, Franziska Giffey (SPD), had already outlined core points of the 100-day programme in December in an interview with the Deutsche Presse-Agentur. According to this, the programme includes, among other things, the rapid preparation of a state budget, a broad alliance for housing and affordable rents, and the preparation of a "new start programme" for the economic sectors that have been battered by Corona.

New impulses for cooperation between Berlin and Brandenburg

Giffey also wants to give new impetus to cooperation between Berlin and Brandenburg. To this end, she will meet with Brandenburg's Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD) in Potsdam on Monday. Among the projects that the Senate wants to initiate within the first 100 days is the appointment of the announced expert commission, which is to examine the constitutionality, conditions and possibilities of implementing the successful referendum on the expropriation of large housing companies. After one year, the committee is to submit a recommendation to the senate on how to proceed.

Publication date: 15 June 2024
Last updated: 15 January 2022

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