German Chancellor Merkel to attend CAS 2021

Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, will attend the Opening Session of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, 25 January.

Chancellor Angela Merkel

The online international Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the Netherlands Government, creates the first-ever dedicated platform of global leaders and local stakeholders aimed at placing the world firmly on a pathway to accelerated climate adaptation and resilience. By launching a comprehensive Adaptation Action Agenda, CAS 2021 will kickstart a transformational decade with the global cooperation and enhanced leadership needed to close the adaptation gap.

CAS 2021 headliners

Other government, business, and institutional leaders to have confirmed their attendance at CAS 2021 so far include:

  • H.E. Prime Minister Mark Rutte
    Chair of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, Prime Minister of the Netherlands
  • Ban Ki‑moon
    8th United Nations Secretary-General, Chair of the Global Commission on Adaptation
  • Cora van Nieuwenhuizen
    Host of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands
  • H.E. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell
    Prime Minister of Grenada
  • Sigrid Kaag
    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands
  • Feike Sijbesma
    Co-Chair of the Board of the Global Center on Adaptation