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Egypt - Society
6/25/2022 5:08:27 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, high-level champion of Egypt for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Climate Change Convention (COP27), said the impact of the climate change crisis is as dangerous as the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/25/2022 10:24:00 AM
Egypt has launched a public platform inviting civil society to participate in the preparations to host COP27.

Business - Economy
6/23/2022 3:00:58 PM
Kevin Urama, the acting chief economist and vice president for economic governance and knowledge management at the African Development Bank (AfDB), attended the third edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development that was held in Cairo earlier this week.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/23/2022 2:54:42 PM
The general committee of the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) elected on Wednesday Egyptian Minister of Agriculture El-Sayed El-Quseir to be the head of the committee in its 36th session for a two-year term.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/23/2022 12:08:28 PM
Egypt hopes to jump-start the action needed to face a warming world when it takes the presidency of major UN climate talks in November but warns that countries need a "reality check" as progress stalls.

Business - Economy
6/22/2022 5:59:57 PM
In its final day, experts and officials of the two-day Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development asserted the importance of international financial institutions’ (IFI) multilateral finances and the private sector in mobilising finances for climate action across Africa.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/21/2022 9:41:26 PM
'Despite the continent’s enormous renewable energy potential, just two percent of renewable energy investments have gone to Africa over the last decade," UN Secretary General António Guterres underlined in his speech at the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, adding that Countries must arrive in Egypt for COP27 determined with clear plans to close this financing gap.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/21/2022 9:36:32 PM
The Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development held its first ever a youth dialogue with participants from across the African continent offering perspectives on the climate change crisis and its impact on Africa ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Egypt is set to host in November.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/21/2022 5:26:40 PM
Egypt seeks to crystallise a joint African vision that accelerates the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda and climate action, as well as boosting the African intra-cooperation in partnership with the global and regional partners, said Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Tuesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/20/2022 5:18:28 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry continued his meetings with European officials during his visit to Luxembourg, where he met with European Investment Bank (EIB) president Werner Hoyer and Luxembourg officials including Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/20/2022 4:58:00 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN climate change high level champion for Egypt, said the world is not on the right track to fulfil the goals of the Paris Agreement to curb the repercussions of climate change.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/18/2022 2:11:00 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced on Friday an Egyptian-US partnership on a number of initiatives on adaptation to climate change in Africa throughout the year.

Egypt - Society
6/18/2022 12:54:56 PM
The Egyptian Sustainable Development Forum (ESDF) launched on Friday a public platform on climate action as part of the eighth National Week for Sustainable Development in the presence of Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Chairperson of the Forum’s Board of Trustees Emad El-Din Adly.

World - International
6/16/2022 3:13:11 PM
Rich countries including the European Union and the United States have pushed back against efforts to put financial help for poor nations suffering the devastating effects of global warming firmly on the agenda for this year's U.N. climate summit.

Business - Energy
6/15/2022 11:04:08 PM
The seventh ministerial meeting of the Cairo-based East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) highlighted on Wednesday the “urgent need” for securing more reliable, affordable, and low carbon energy supplies in accordance with the Paris Agreement.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/15/2022 4:31:00 PM
The Aswan Forum will cast a spotlight on the impacts of climate change on sustainable peace and development in Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/14/2022 9:29:41 PM
Not only do the African countries cause the least harm to the world’s climate, they also offer the greatest promise of returns from appropriate climate-related investments.

Egypt - Society
6/14/2022 7:05:56 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Environment and top religious authority Al-Azhar signed a cooperation protocol on Tuesday to increase environmental awareness and join efforts to turn Al-Azhar buildings and its facilities to become eco-friendly by reducing energy and water consumption rates.

Egypt - Society
6/13/2022 11:53:24 PM
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Sea of Saint Mark, and Egypt’s Minister of the Environment Yasmine Fouad signed on Monday a cooperation protocol on environmental protection.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/10/2022 6:58:00 PM
In his first interview since taking office, UNDP Resident Representative in Egypt Alessandro Fracassetti explains to Al-Ahram Weekly the organisation’s efforts to support Egypt in its development projects, including on adapting to climate change and improving environmental protection.

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