News Digest Item
20 Feb 2017

“Germany seeks to boost climate and development on G20 agenda”

Deutsche Welle

The German government tried to bring climate and sustainable development into the mainstream of international politics at the G20 foreign affairs minister meeting in light of leadership changes in several member states, writes Irene Quaile for Deutsche Welle. “By putting the Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement onto the agenda of a foreign policy and security meeting, the German government lends the issues increased urgency, emphasising their relevance for peace and security,” writes Quaile.

Read the article in English here.

For background read the CLEW article IEA director calls on Germany to lead on climate during G20 presidency.

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