19.06.2017 | Minutes and reports | International Environmental Policy

Joint press statement on climate action and sustainable development

The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera and Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks released a statement on 19 June 2017 in which they made clear that the Paris Agreement must be implemented swiftly and that international cooperation is essential in this. Germany is supporting Costa Rica in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The two countries wish to intensify cooperation in this area and this was agreed on by the both environment ministers in the joint statement.