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Logo: The Global Goals For Sustainable Development

Boost for German sustainability policy

11.01.2017 - "One World – Our Responsibility": Germany has sent a strong signal for a new sense of global responsibility and is tackling the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which the international community adopted in 2015. Following the adoption of the Sustainable Development Strategy in Cabinet, German Development Minister Gerd Müller said: "This new Strategy makes a huge difference to Germany's sustainability policy and, thus, to all of us." more

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The key elements for a Marshall Plan with Africa – Speech by Federal Minister Müller at the Dialogue with African Ambassadors in Germany

24.11.2016 - Excellencies, Members of the diplomatic corps, Ladies and Gentlemen, today I would like to offer you a new culture of partnership. A culture of respect, performance and mutual willingness to pursue reforms. I would like to suggest to you a pact on the future – a Marshall Plan with Africa. Why am I suggesting a Marshall Plan? It is quite obvious that the challenges in Africa are not to be compared with the challenges in Europe after the Second World War. But, the efforts needed are indeed comparable. That is why I am talking about a Marshall Plan with Africa. more

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