In September, the UN states will debate the issue of strengthening renewable energies. In the run-up to this event, Germany is assuming responsibility for the theme “global energy transition”.
After a very busy and turbulent year, German foreign policy is setting its sights on what lies ahead: coronavirus, regional conflicts, climate change mitigation and many other issues requiring urgent attention.
The EU and China want to deepen their cooperation on climate protection. Experts and decision-makers used a virtual conference on “China and the EU – new alliances for climate protection” to discuss how to move forward.
In the past few years, the importance of the Indo-Pacific region in both economic and political terms has increased markedly. The German Government is now setting out the course for its future policy on the countries of the Region.
Global health, climate and security, and sexual violence in conflicts: all these issues were on the agenda during the German Presidency of the Security Council in July. In addition, the cross-border resolution on Syria was extended, ensuring access for humanitarian assistance.