Climate protection “clear priority“ in Germany’s UN Security Council application – foreign minister
Foreign minister Heiko Maas said that Germany would be dedicated to dealing with climate change-related conflict risks should the country be elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2019/2020, reports the AFP news agency in an article carried by Welt Online. Germany will “take on a leadership role in the fight against climate change,” and climate action belonged on the UN Security Council’s agenda, said Maas in New York at a meeting with small island state representatives.
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For background, read the CLEW dossiersCOP23 climate summit – All eyes on Germany and G20 2017 - Climate and energy at the Hamburg summit.