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  Keio Univeristy students participate in Model G8 Youth Summit 2007 Berlin | Keio University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The 9 students included 1 student from Graduate School of Media and Governance, 5 from the Faculty of Policy Management, 1 from the Faculty of Environmental Information, 1 from the School of Medicine and 1 from the Faculty of Economics.
8 representatives from 8 countries each took the position of head of state, sherpa, foreign minister, defense minister, economy minister, finance minister, development minister or minister for the environment.
The finance minister conference discussed hedge funds, and the foreign minister conference discussed the Darfur conflict.
www.keio.ac.jp /english/news/2007/070517.html   (245 words)

  Finance minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finance ministers are often found in state or provincial governments if that country has a form of federalism.
In the United States, the finance minister is called the Secretary of the Treasury, though there is a separate Treasurer of the United States and it is the director of the Office of Management and Budget who drafts the budget.
In the United Kingdom, the finance minister is called the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minister_of_Finance   (293 words)

 Minister of Finance (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Minister of Finance (2005) is Ralph Goodale (formerly Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food).
It is the responsibility of the Finance Minister to manage and each year present the federal government's budget.
The Minister of Finance is usually one of the most unpopular positions in the government, being responsible for unpopular cuts and increases in taxes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minister_of_Finance_(Canada)   (177 words)

 Irish Minister for Finance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Minister for Finance is the senior minister at the Department of Finance (An Roinn Airgeadais) in the Irish Government.
He or she is in charge of the Department of Finance (An Roinn Airgeadais), often referred to colloquially as the Irish Exchequer, responsible for all financial matters in the Republic of Ireland.
The Department of Finance has a central role in implementing Government policy, in particular the Programme for Government, and in advising and supporting the Minister for Finance and the Government on the economic and financial management of the State and the overall management and development of the public sector.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Irish_Minister_for_Finance   (524 words)

 minister of finance and planning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
finance minister said the political leadership in bangladesh was operating in a difficult environment seeking to bring about an accelerated economic development for the common people.
and his excellency dr. benjamin feldman, minister of finance and planning of the global country of world peace, announced that the raam development currency is now backed by gold and available to finance start-up costs for development projects in developing nations and to assist creative young entrepreneurs in promoting their life-supporting businesses worldwide.
austrian environment minister josef proell said on 18 november that austrian ambassador to the czech republic klaus daublesky was instructed to lodge a protest with the czech foreign ministry against a plan to expand the controversial temelin nuclear-power plant, dpa reported.
www.ins-inc.net /minister/of/finance/and/planning   (11814 words)

 Encyclopedia: Finance minister
Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects.
In the United Kingdom, the finance minister is called the Chancellor of the Exchequer, though the prime minister is also the First Lord of the Treasury.
A prime minister may be either: the chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Finance-minister   (473 words)

 Levi Eshkol - Minister of Finance
When Eshkol was appointed Minister of Finance, he had to deal with extremely serious problems, stemming first and foremost from the size of the immigration and its composition.
The beginning of Eshkol's tenure as Minister of Finance was devoted to efforts to stabilize the economy and to shift from dealing with inflation by a system of price controls and rationing to a macroeconomic policy including: putting an end to financing by government printing presses, curtailing public credit and devaluation of currency.
During Eshkol's term as Minister of Finance the supremacy of the Ministry was established bearing responsibility for formulation of economic policy and coordination of activities of all economic ministries.
research.haifa.ac.il /~eshkol/finance.html   (1770 words)

 The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance
The Honourable Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance
Ralph Goodale became Minister of Finance on December 12, 2003, and was reappointed to this portfolio on July 20, 2004.
He served as Minister of Natural Resources from June 1997 through January 2002 and as Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons from January to May 2002.
www.fin.gc.ca /comment/minfine.html   (266 words)

 Dail Debates Official Report - 23-02-00
The Minister for Finance does not become involved in the direct operations of the Revenue Commissioners nor is he given information on who is being investigated or otherwise.
The Minister for Finance recently sanctioned an increase from four to seven in the number of investigators in the office of the Information Commissioner.
Stagg asked the Minister for Finance the progress, if any, made by his Department in regard to determining the extent and value of dormant accounts held by the financial institutions; when legislation to deal with this matter will be introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
www.irlgov.ie /debates-00/23feb/sect4.htm   (8659 words)

 Press Releases - Department of Finance - Government of Ireland
Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen TD, welcomes the endorsement of Ireland's economic and budgetary policies.
The Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen, T.D., welcomed the report by the OECD "Taxing Wages 2003/2004", published yesterday, which has shown that the average tax rate of Irish workers is one of the lowest in OECD member states.
Minister for Finance, Mr Brian Cowen, T.D., announces new guidelines for the appraisal and management of public capital programmes and projects.
www.finance.gov.ie /ViewDoc.asp?DocId=-1&CatID=1   (1638 words)

 Minister of Finance (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It is the responsibility of the Finance Minister to manage and each year present the Canadian federal budgetfederal government's budget/.
Minister of Finance Ralph Goodale today announced the appointment of Gilles Lepage of Caraquet, New Brunswick, as a Director of the Bank of Canada.
Canada's finance minister told a probe into the country's cash-for-favors scandal on Friday that three years earlier he had suspected a half dozen publicity firms of improperly billing the government.
www.infothis.com /find/Minister_of_Finance_(Canada)   (432 words)

 Dail Debates Official Report - 21-06-00
Did the Minister discuss with the Taoiseach the meaning of the comments he made last night before deciding to answer a question on behalf of the Taoiseach in respect of the various invitations and suggestions he made to Mr.
The Minister just wants to write on his CV that he did something about educational welfare and non-attendance but he is not interested in putting in resources that can make a difference.
The Minister should be willing at some point to accept some of these amendments that force his successors and those in the Department of Finance, who frame education estimates as much as he does, to acknowledge they have a legal obligation to answer some of the measures in this Bill.
www.irlgov.ie /debates-00/21june/sect3.htm   (10252 words)

 Farm subsidies to stay: Jaswant
Asserting that the government will never compromise on agriculture subsidies, Finance Minister Jaswant Singh said he is not in favour of "industrial agriculture" as it could put at stake the food security of 100 crore (1 billion) people in the country.
Singh said it was unfortunate that the finance ministry did not have a senior post for an official who could advise on agriculture related matters.
The finance minister also said initiation of an "industrial fishing" would harm the interest of small fishermen in the country.
www.rediff.com /money/2003/nov/29jaswant.htm   (220 words)

 Dagg v. Canada (Minister of Finance)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Minister did not have a "burden" to show that his decision was correct because that decision is not reviewable by a court on the correctness standard.
Minister of Employment and Immigration, supra, however, Muldoon J.'s comments were made in the context of deciding whether the head of the National Capital Commission exercised her discretion properly in refusing to release the requested information pursuant to s.
It is apparent that he considered the appellant's request for a public interest waiver in the light of the objects of the legislation and came to a determination that the public interest did not "clearly outweigh" the violation of privacy that could result from disclosure.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1997/vol2/html/1997scr2_0403.html   (16428 words)

 Meet the People
MINISTER, MR T.A. Mr Manuel was born on 31 January 1956, grew up in Kensington, Cape Town and matriculated from Harold Cressy High School.
In his capacity as Minister of Finance, Mr Manuel serves as a Governor on the Board of the World Bank Group, the African Development Bank Group and the Development Bank of Southern Africa.
Jabu was appointed as MEC for Finance and Economic Affairs in the Gauteng Provincial Government in 1994 where he displayed ten years of dedicated and exemplary service to the province of Gauteng.
www.finance.gov.za /people.htm   (1679 words)

 AllRefer.com - Germany - The Chancellor - The Minister of Finance and the Minister for Economy | German Information ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
AllRefer.com - Germany - The Chancellor - The Minister of Finance and the Minister for Economy
The minister of finance also accompanies the chancellor to the annual financial summits and is the main German spokesperson in the meetings of the Group of Seven (G-7--see Glossary), the world's principal eco nomic powers.
The minister for economics, once the government's chief economic policy maker (especially when the minister was Ludwig Erhard), has gradually lost power as many of the important functions have been transferred to other ministries--including new ministr ies concerned with environment and research.
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 Finance - Minister
He entered provincial politics in a June 1992 by-election, and was re-elected in 1993, 1996, 1999, and 2003 as the Member of the House of Assembly for the Ferryland District.
On November 6, 2003, Loyola was sworn in as Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board as part of the Williams’ administration.
Born and raised in Calvert, Loyola is the son of a fisherman and one of 12 children.
www.fin.gov.nl.ca /fin/minister/minister.htm   (434 words)

 Ministry of Finance
The Minister of Finance under the provision of Section 80 of the Constitution of Negara Brunei Darussalam (Financial Procedure) Order, is reponsible for the control and management of public finances of Brunei.
Among others, the Minister is reponsible for the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to the financial affairs of Brunei such as the Consolidated Fund, the Consolidated Revenue Account, the Consolidated Loan Account, the Consolidated Trust Account including the preparation of their annual statements.
If such appointment be the Minister of Finance has the effect that the office of liquidator is to be held by more that one person, the appointment shall declare whether any act authorised or required to be done by the liquidator is to be done by all or any one of the persons appointed.
www.finance.gov.bn /index1.htm   (609 words)

 AFM (Advance to the Finance Minister)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Primary amongst these is Finance's responsibility for the vetting and issuing of AFM funds, where appropriate.
In relation to the latter role, it should be noted that the Minister for Finance and Administration has authorised officials within the Department of Finance and Administration to issue funds from the AFM for and on his behalf.
The August 1979 Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Government Operations entitled ‘The Advance to the Minister for Finance', recommended the monthly tabling of a statement of approved issues from the AFM.
www.dofa.gov.au /budgetgroup/cash_and_appropriation_managem/afm__advance_to_the_finance_mi.html   (2784 words)

 Government.nl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In 1975, he was appointed to the staff of the Economic Affairs Section of the Budget Preparation Division of the Ministry of Finance.
Mr Zalm was Minister of Finance in the first and second Kok governments from 22 August 1994 to 22 July 2002.
On 27 May 2003, he was appointed Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister in the second Balkenende government.
www.government.nl /bewindslieden/cabinet/minzalm.jsp   (220 words)

 Minister of Finance — Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Rudolf Edlinger, Federal Minister of Finance, will act as President of the formal and informal ECOFIN Council meetings during the Austrian Presidency.
Personal data: Rudolf Edlinger took the oath of office as Federal Minister of Finance in the Cabinet of Chancellor Viktor Klima on January 28, 1997.
From 1986 to 1994 the was the Viennese Municipal Councillor for Housing, Construction and Urban Renewal, and in 1994 assumed the position of Municipal Councillor for Finance and Economic Policy.
www.eubfn.com /arts/edlingr.htm   (1147 words)

 Minister of Finance (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Minister of Finance is one of the most important in the Cabinet of Canada.
It is the responsibility of the Finance to manage and each year present the federal government's budget.
The Minister of Finance is usually one the most unpopular positions in the government responsible for unpopular cuts and increases in Paul Martin Jr.
www.freeglossary.com /Canadian_Ministry_of_Finance   (481 words)

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 Jamaican finance minister resigns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Jamaica's deputy finance minister resigned Wednesday after admitting that he had offered bad cheques to cover gambling debts.
The rejection of Mr Ennis' cheques by his banks was reported a fortnight ago to Mr Patterson and to Omar Davies, the finance minister, according to government spokesmen.
The minister's resignation is expected to further depress the popularity of the incumbent People's National party, led by Mr Patterson, which has led the government since 1989.
www.jubilee2000uk.org /worldnews/lamerica/Jamaican_finance_minister_resigns.htm   (290 words)

 Kuugongelwa new Finance Minister
In other new appointments, Nujoma appointed Deputy Justice Minister Albert Kawana as Minister, replacing Ngarikutuke Tjiriange who is to concentrate of Swapo matters as the ruling party's Secretary General.
Immanuel Ngatjizeko, formerly deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, was appointed new Director General of the NPC.
Henock ya Kasita, a member of the National Council and Swapo's chief whip, was appointed Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy in the place of Ngatjizeko.
www.namibian.com.na /2003/march/national/03CDCFD030.html   (479 words)

 Minister Of Finance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Photographs of the Minister of Finance, Per-Kristian Foss.
The Minister for Finance, Mr Charlie McCreevy TD, today (23 September) welcomed the...
The Minister of Finance in Ireland, Charlie McCreevy, and Minister for Finan
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 Business Wire: Canada's Minister of Finance and CEO of Univers... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Canada's Minister of Finance and CEO of Universe2U Address the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference ``Power of Connections''.
The Honourable Paul Martin, Canada's Minister of Finance and Kim Allen, CEO of Universe2U (OTCBB:UTOU) Inc. yesterday addressed 1,200 municipal leaders at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) at the closing luncheon of FCM's 63 annual conference.
Chretien outlined 5 objectives for municipalities and telecommunications and fiber optics was one of the key elements for municipal leaders.
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 Finlay v. Canada (Minister of Finance), 1986 CanLII 6 (S.C.C.)
8 The respondent's action is brought against the Minister of Finance, as the Minister responsible for payments out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and against the Minister of National Health and Welfare, as the Minister responsible for certificates under s.
Borowski, [1981] 2 S.C.R. More specifically, they involve a consideration of whether the approach to public interest standing reflected in those cases, in which there was a challenge to the constitutionality or operative effect of legislation, applies to a non-constitutional challenge to the statutory authority for administrative action.
Whether a plaintiff should be granted either declaratory relief or injunctive relief in a particular case is a matter of judicial discretion to be exercised according to criteria and considerations which are somewhat different for the two forms of relief.
www.canlii.org /ca/cas/scc/1986/1986scc69.html   (7054 words)

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