Laurent Fabius is awarded prestigious prize
Climate/COP21/Munich Security Conference/awarding of the 2016 prize to Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, President of COP21 – Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesman
Paris, 8 February 2016
The jury of the prestigious Munich Security Conference has decided to award its 2016 prize to M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, for the diplomatic success of COP21 and the conclusion of the Paris Agreement.
The prize, whose past recipients have included Henry Kissinger, Javier Solana, Joseph Lieberman, Helmut Schmidt and Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, will be awarded to Laurent Fabius in Munich on the evening of Saturday 13 February./.