State Chancellery

Headquarters of the State Government

The State Chancellery Mecklenburg-Vorpommern photographed northwards Show details

The State Chancellery of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The State Chancellery Mecklenburg-Vorpommern photographed northwards

The State Chancellery of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

As the office of the Minister-President, the State Chancellery is the seat of the state government. This is where the Minister-President carries out his or her Cabinet and official affairs. The head of the office is the Head of the State Chancellery holds the rank of a secretary of state.

The State Chancellery implements the policies and plans of the Minister-President and coordinates the various ministries. It supports the Minister-President in state affairs and representative functions, for example with regard to protocol-related and consular matters, as well as with regard to matters of decorations and clemency.

The Representation of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Federation in Berlin Show details

The Representation of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Federation in Berlin

The Representation of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Federation in Berlin

The Representation of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Federation in Berlin

Furthermore, the State Chancellery, together with its state representation in Berlin, is responsible for the relations of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with the Federal Government (Bundesregierung), the Federal German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) and the Federal Council (Bundesrat) as well as with other federal states. The State Chancellery prepares the Conference of Minister-Presidents and the voting behaviour of the state in the Federal Council (Bundesrat).

The Parliamentary State Secretary for Vorpommern, headquartered in Anklam, is also organisationally assigned to the State Chancellery.

The state's regional partnerships, foreign trade and trade fairs, as well as the administration of EU structural funds, are further fields of work that fall under the State Chancellery's remit. The State Chancellery also coordinates the press and public relations work of the state government.