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Secretary-General’s remarks at G20 working lunch on Development and Climate Change

Antalya, Turkey, 15 November 2015

Your Excellency Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey,
Excellencies,

The critically important climate conference in Paris is now just two weeks away. I would like to commend the leadership of President François Hollande, whose efforts have been crucial in the negotiations and in our broader work to address the climate threat. France has been plunged into crisis by the horrendous terrorist attacks two days ago. But I know that President Hollande, even as he courageously faces that challenge, also remains committed to reaching a good agreement in Paris. Read more