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Steffen Seibert is the head of the Press- and Information Office as well as  government spokesperson.

Government Spokesperson Steffen Seibert

State Secretary Steffen Seibert is government spokesperson as well as head of the Press and Information Office. He answers directly to Chancellor Angela Merkel. more

Ulrike Demmer

Deputy Government Spokesperson Ulrike Demmer

Ulrike Demmer is deputy government spokesperson and deputy head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government. It is her job to inform the public about the work of the German government. more

Portrait of Georg Streiter; deputy government spokesman

Deputy Government Spokesperson Georg Streiter

Georg Streiter is deputy government spokesperson. His job is to inform the public about government activities. more

Photo of the building Federal Press Office

Overview History and tasks

The Press and Information Office is an information hub that serves the needs of the general public, the media, and the government. The internet plays an important role in this context. more

German basic law

Right to information Constitutional basis for Press and Information Office functions

"Each and every citizen has a right to information!" The Federal Constitutional Court underscored the importance of government public relations work in a ruling handed down on March 2, 1977. more