Zentralverband des
Deutschen Handwerks
Zentralverband des
Deutschen Handwerks

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The German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (ZDH) Representation to the European Union: Our team in Brussels

Responsibilities:
Representation of the ZDH towards the EU Institutions and SMEunited, Fundamental Aspects of European Policy, Member of the SBS Board of Directors, Alternate Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

Responsibilities:
Foreign Trade Policy, Transport Policy, Regional Policy, Event Management

SMEunited Sector Forum: Transport
SMEunited Working Group: Regional Policy

Liaison European Parliament

Responsibilities:
Environment and Climate Policy, Energy Policy

SMEunited Committee: Sustainable Development

Responsibilities:
Better Regulation, Competition Law, Civil Law, Company Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Consumer Policy, European Court of Justice Jurisprudence

SMEunited Committee: Legal Affairs

Responsibilities:
Coordination, Vocational Education and Training (VET), Research, Innovation, Cultural and Creative Industries, Trainees

ZDH Committee European Affairs

SMEunited Committee: VET
SMEunited Working Group: Research and Innovation

Responsibilities:
European Standardization Policy, Environment and Climate Policy, Energy Policy  

SMEunited Committee: Sustainable Development

Liaison Small Business Standards

EU Representative for: German Construction Confederation (ZDB) and Federal Association of Shutters and Sunscreens (BVRS)

Responsibilities:
Public Procurement, Internal Market Policy, Labour Law, European Court of Justice Jurisprudence  

SMEunited Committees: Social Affairs, Legal Affairs
SMEunited Sector Forum: Construction

EU Representative for: German Construction Confederation (ZV DB), Federal Association of the Building Trade (BVB)

Responsibilities:
Enterprise Policy, Digital Economy and Society, EU Funding Programmes  

SMEunited Committee: Enterprise Policy
SMEunited Working Group: Digital

Liaison EESC

Responsibilities:
Foreign Trade Law, European and International Contacts

SMEunited Committee: Perm. Delegates
SMEunited Sector Forum: Food

Liasion SMEunited

EU Representative for: National Guild for Hearing aid Audiologists (BiHa), German Bakers' Confederation (ZV Bäcker), Association of German Car Dealers and Repairers (ZDK)

Responsibilities:
Social and Employment Policy, Migration Policy, Press and Public Relations, Speeches, Monitoring Reports

SMEunited Committee: Social Affairs

Responsibilities:
Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, Financial Instruments, EU Budget, Statistics

SMEunited Committee:  Economic and Fiscal Affairs
SMEunited Working Groups: Taxation, SME Studies, SME Financing and Relationships with Banks

Working Grouzp of the German and Austrian Credit Services

EU Representative for: Association of German Guarantee Banks (VDB)

Responsibilities:
Human Resources, Accounting, Organisation, IT

Responsibilities:
Organisation, Meeting Coordination, Event Management and Visitor Groups, Database Administration, Website Management

Responsibilities:
Organisation, Meeting Coordination, Event Management and Visitor Groups, Database Administration, Website Management

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