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FAQ

How are the German government and the Federal Environment Ministry preparing for the Presidency?

The government’s task force, headed by the Federal Foreign Office, is drawing up a programme for the Presidency which sets out the priorities. The BMU is responsible for the meetings and decisions of the Environment Council.

The German government is cooperating with Portugal and Slovenia in a trio. Together they are drawing up an eighteen-month programme that will help smooth the transition between their terms of office.