Edenhofer accompanies Foreign Minister Maas to United Nations
In his speech to the Security Council, the minister referred to arguments of the MCC Director, who was the sole guest in the ministry's delegation.
At an event with the Permanent Representatives of the Caribbean and Pacific Island States, Maas highlighted the importance of an effective climate policy. Ottmar Edenhofer presented his thoughts on climate change and security directly after the Minister’s talk. In his speech to the Security Council the following day, Maas emphasized the role of climate protection for security. The Minister also said that the German Government wanted to strengthen the fight against climate change within the Security Council and further advance crisis prevention. “His speech was a strong commitment to multilateralism and Germany's responsibility for global climate policy and global cooperation,” Edenhofer said.