Climate and Security

Germany sets priorities for work in UN Security Council

Girl fetching water near Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
Girl fetching water near Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso dpa

Climate change is an increasing threat to peace and security in many regions of the world. . Germany is convinced that it is only by working together, by pooling their knowledge and their capabilities, that countries will be able to find the answer. Climate change respects no time limits and no borders. It requires all countries to cooperate to, ultimately, their mutual benefit. That is why the German Government has made climate and security one of the priorities of its membership of the United Nations Security Council:

Risks for Peace and Security

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