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Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/17/2022 3:41:00 PM
“Formulating an agenda that satisfies 197 parties was not an easy job but it was done. We have a good record in terms of items that have been included," Cecilia Kinuthia Njenga, director of the Intergovernmental Process and Collective Progress at UNFCCC, told Al-Ahram Weekly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/17/2022 11:04:00 AM
British politician Alok Sharma, president of last year’s COP26 in Glasgow, tells Ashraf Amin and Mohamed El- Kazaz how current economic and political events are affecting plans agreed at the COP26 and the financing of payments for climate-related loss and damage

Opinion - Opinion
11/16/2022 6:16:00 AM
Mahmoud Mohieldin calls upon international development funding institutions to finance climate action projects through long-term facilitated loans extended to all low and middle income countries without exception

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/16/2022 12:49:15 AM
A suggested draft of the COP27 final statement encourages participants to implement financing mechanisms for loss and damages as the conference draws to an end, according to the text seen by Al-Ahram.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/15/2022 11:54:37 PM
Negotiators at COP27 climate talks in Egypt prepared Tuesday for a looming showdown over how, and how quickly, to funnel funds to developing countries battered by deadly and costly climate impacts.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/15/2022 6:30:13 PM
Sameh Shoukry, President of this year’s UN climate talks COP27 currently underway in Sharm El-Sheikh, said he is optimistic that a “satisfactory” deal on loss and damage, one of the summit’s most demanding issues, can be reached.

World - War in Ukraine
11/14/2022 10:56:58 PM
The UN General Assembly approved a resolution Monday calling for Russia to be held accountable for violating international law by invading Ukraine including by paying reparations for widespread damage to the country and for Ukrainians killed and injured during the war.

COP27 - Climate change
11/14/2022 3:41:27 PM
John Kerry, the US Presidential Climate Envoy, praised on Monday Egypt’s hosting of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) taking place in the Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh, hailing the inclusion for the first time the issue of loss and damages into the official agenda of COP.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/14/2022 3:30:09 PM
A scheme to give speedy financial support to communities battered by climate disasters was launched Monday by a group of rich and developing nations at the UN COP27 summit in Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/11/2022 10:30:00 AM
The foreign minister of Pakistan spoke with Ahmed Morsy on how Islamabad has been affected by climate change and the successful inclusion of loss and damage on the COP27 agenda

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/10/2022 4:01:00 PM
Even before the official opening of the UN COP27 Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh on 6 November, a major breakthrough had been achieved after lengthy negotiations by placing the thorny issue of “loss and damage” on the agenda of the most important world gathering on climate change for the first time.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/10/2022 2:41:18 PM

COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 10:28:36 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister repeated calls for compensation for the unprecedented destruction caused to the country by this summer's flooding, saying debt relief could be a mechanism for doing so.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 9:41:41 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the country's most climate-damaging industries to double their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within the next decade, one day after his call for action at the UN climate summit in Egypt.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 3:39:05 PM
A group of small island nations joined calls on Tuesday for a windfall tax on oil companies to compensate developing countries for the damage caused by climate change-induced natural disasters.

World - Region
11/7/2022 5:11:07 PM
Human Rights Watch Monday accused the government in Damascus and Turkey of exacerbating Syria's deadly cholera outbreak by restricting aid and water-flow to the country's Kurdish-held northeast.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 9:40:54 AM
It was a total loss - the type that is usually glossed over in big impersonal statistics like $40 billion in damage from this summer's Pakistan floods that put one-third of the nation underwater.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 9:31:00 AM
Ahram Online is providing daily live update coverage of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) taking place in the Egyptian Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh from 6-18 November.

World - War in Ukraine
11/6/2022 9:11:33 PM
Ukraine's Russian-occupied city of Kherson was cut off from water and electricity supplies Sunday after an air strike and a key dam in the region was also damaged, local officials said.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 12:33:35 PM
Country members agreed early Sunday morning to discuss for the first time funding arrangements on loss and damage during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) being held in the Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh 6-18 November.

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