The current developments of the Unviersity in the tension of saving and figures Berlin, 18.04.2013 – on 16 and 17 may 2013 Berlin with the main theme takes place in Berlin the Conference financial days topical development issues of the Unviersity. Especially among the lasting impression of the European debt crisis, the Conference wants to show the world in municipalities newer trends and possible room for manoeuvre, also taking advantage of the new instruments, which provides the municipal accounting. The financial meeting Berlin, now already belongs to the 11th time in a row, one of the leading events for financial professionals from communities and countries. The focus of this year’s event is the provocative question Unviersity before the collapse? (How) are the municipalities still save?”are available. Experts will discuss the developments and appropriate solution sets within the framework of the meeting of municipal education plant e.V..

The debt crisis in Europe will leave their traces financing for local tasks. So are the actions of local authorities about the inadequate facilities with financial resources while long known, but only in the international financial market crisis they have found hearing in public. More than ever, the local authorities are under pressure. Despite the gushing tax revenues, more and more local governments have not approved budgets. Various countries have put together of therefore aid packages. An example of such support is the strengthening package city finances”of the land North Rhine-Westphalia with a total volume of 5.85 billion euros. This and other examples, as well as a State-level approach to sustainable municipal financing in times of crisis sketch Assistant Director Johannes Winkel is Berlin within the framework of the financial”.

The combination of classic co-ordination, debt crisis and debt illusion shows increasingly impact on the democratic structures of local and regional authorities, argues Prof. Dr. Dietrich Budaus in his opening speech to the meeting.