24 April 2020 – Federal President reaffirms that the climate must be a priority on the international political agenda

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Environment, Finance/Economy, Health, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans; International relations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Swiss Federal Office for Transport, Environment and Communication

Overview: Response to Covid-19 should respect targets from Paris Agreement. On the occasion of a ministerial meeting organised by IAEA
Just like the fight against the corona pandemic, the climate must once again become a priority on the international political agenda, Federal President Simonetta Sommaruga is convinced. At two virtual ministerial conferences, it reaffirmed its credo: protecting the environment, creating jobs and boosting economic growth in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change are of strategic importance for sustainable crisis management.
Full details here: https://www.admin.ch/gov/de/start/dokumentation/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-78898.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)