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Thursday, 24 January 2019 13:00

‘Multilateralism is essential for shaping tomorrow’, Chancellor Merkel

‘Multilateralism is essential for shaping tomorrow’, Chancellor Merkel

 “Multilateral institutions are indispensable if we want to live well in the world of tomorrow,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the official webpage of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

“With my colleagues, I will come out strongly in favour of a multilateral world order and one that gives good answers of the challenges of tomorrow”, she said.

On the domestic front, the head of Europe’s most dynamic economy pointed to a number of big challenges ahead. The first, she noted was energy transition and living up to Germany’s climate targets – as an industrial country responsible for huge CO2 emissions, renewables are now leading Germany’s energy mix. Merkel further noted that Germany needs to modernize its digital platforms, including fulfilling a plan to digitize all government services by 2025.

All of the challenges ahead, she said, would be best served by a strengthened but more flexible global architecture. “Commitment to multilateralism is essential and a precondition for shaping tomorrow,” Merkel said.

More details: https://www.weforum.org/press/2019/01/german-chancellor-merkel-modernized-multilateral-global-architecture-indispensable

Person in charge of the newsline: Olga Nagiyeva 

 

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