2nd Water and Climate Coalition Leaders Meeting

08 March 2022
Entire Day
Geneva – UNWeb TV link:
Leaders of the Coalition


The WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and UN-Water Chair Gilbert Houngbo, invited the “Water and Climate Leaders” to set and pursue an integrated global Water and Climate Agenda in support of sustainable development and national mitigation and adaptation actions. This 8th of March, the Leaders will be presenting their solutions. Follow their proposals during the live press-briefing broadcast on UN-TV at 1:30 CET. 

Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Matthias Berninger

Matthias Berninger (born 1971) is a former German politician and member of The Greens from 1993 until 2007.
From 2001 to 2005, Berninger served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection under minister Renate Künast in the second cabinet of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. After leaving the government, he was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic policy from 2005 until 2007.
Since 2019, Berninger has been serving as head of public and government affairs at Bayer.