Egypt to participate in Arab Regional Forum on Climate Initiatives in Lebanon

MENA , Thursday 15 Sep 2022

Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat will fly to Lebanon on Thursday to participate in the Arab Regional Forum on Climate Initiatives to Finance Climate Action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Rania Al-Mashat
Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat

 

The event is one of five regional forums organised by the Egyptian Presidency of the 27th session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27), the UN climate change high-level champions, and the five UN regional commissions.

Al-Mashat will participate in high-level discussions meant to rally climate finance and hold a meeting with officials of the Institute of International Finance.

The forum gathers Arab public and private sector parties to discuss the means to accelerate the finance of climate work.

It will tackle Arab countries' financial needs to secure water, energy, and food in light of changing climate circumstances.

The forum will facilitate contact between partners and stakeholders to accelerate public and private investment mobilisation for projects and initiatives.

The event is set to connect institutional investors, private sector financiers, and development partners with governments around co-creating investment opportunities in support of regional priority actions.

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