German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has spoken out in a speech at the world economic forum inDavos for reforms of the global institutions, to preserve the postwar order. Decided Merkel turned against efforts to weaken the multilateral order.

Gerald Braunberger

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the National interests, to perceive hot to take account of the interests of others, to come to common solutions, said the Chancellor. “The compromise is a result of the actions of a responsible politician,” Merkel said, referring to the sociologist Max Weber. In order to prevent a fragmentation of the global order, are reforms of existing institutions is necessary. So far, these reforms have proceeded much too slowly.

“all My senses, and Seek that a controlled outlet UK to get,” said Merkel with view on the Brexit. But this is, of course, the UK. In order to strengthen Europe’s role in the world, recommended Merkel, among other things, a departure from the EU principle of Unanimity in foreign policy.

responsibility for the world’s climate

Merkel has called for active industrial policy in Europe, in order to give the automotive industry a future.Europe must be able to have their own battery cells. With a view to energy policy, Merkel said the dispute over the supply of natural gas was covered. If one wishes to abandon the energy policy on coal and on nuclear power, it is necessary to import more natural gas. Germany will also continue to receive natural gas from Russia; in addition there were also imports from other countries, and possibly liquefied natural gas from the United States.

Merkel has called on the industrial countries to shoulder their responsibility for the world’s climate. “I am deeply convinced that the climate change for us, for the entire world, one of enormous importance,” said the Chancellor.The industrial countries have to develop the ability and also the responsibility, of technologies, of which others could benefit.

one of the deficits of Germany, Merkel is slow implementation voninfrastruktur projects, as well as a residue in the digitisation: “In questions of the platform economy in Germany is back.” This battle was not to be beaten; Germany would be able to catch up.