Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)

Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development
nativename = Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung

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seal_width = 140 px
seal_caption = Coat of arms of the Federal Republic of Germany
headquarters = Dahlmannstraße 4,53113 Bonn, Germany
formed = 14 November 1961
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jurisdiction = Government of Germany
employees = approx. 600
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minister1_name = Ms. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul
minister1_pfo = Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development
chief1_name = Ms. Karin Kortmann
chief1_position = Parliamentary State Secretary
chief2_name = Erich Stather
chief2_position = State Secretary
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website = http://www.bmz.de
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The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development ( _de. Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung) is a ministry in Germany. Its headquarters are in Bonn with a second major office in Berlin.

The Ministry works to encourage economic development within Germany and in other countries through international cooperation and partnerships. It cooperates with international organizations involved in development including the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the United Nations.

Ministers for Economic Cooperation since 1961

*1961 - 1966: Walter Scheel (FDP)
*1966 - 1966: Werner Dollinger (CSU)
*1966 - 1968: Hans-Jürgen Wischnewski (SPD)
*1968 - 1974: Erhard Eppler (SPD)
*1974 - 1976: Egon Bahr (SPD)
*1976 - 1978: Marie Schlei (SPD)
*1978 - 1982: Rainer Offergeld (SPD)
*1982 - 1987: Jürgen Warnke (CSU)
*1987 - 1989: Hans Klein (CSU)
*1989 - 1991: Jürgen Warnke (CSU)
*1991 - 1998: Carl-Dieter Spranger (CSU)
*1998 - : Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul (SPD)


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