A Message from the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development


heidemarie_wieczorek_zeulIn her written message to the DuEMUN – RuhrMUN 2009 conference, Mrs Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, warned of the danger that the economic crisis poses to the humanitarian situation in the developing world. She stressed the progress that has been made towards the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals in the past but also perceives „a threat looming over the implementation of the [MDGs]“. 

The minister referred to the conference topics as „aspects of one great challenge“ and highlighted the „ability to empathise“, learned at MUN conferences, she perceives as underdeveloped at „actual international conferences“

 Download her Message here