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An agreement between Sudan and Ethiopia provides renewed hope for a settlement of the long running dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, writes Doaa El-Bey

The four-pillar Climate Responses for Sustaining Peace initiative was launched at the COP27 this week in a bid to create synergies between climate change and peace-building.

Africa is the continent that contributes least to the causes of climate change — it is responsible for less than four per cent of global emissions — yet it remains one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impacts. Its exposure is driven mainly by low levels of socioeconomic growth, poverty, and the absence of resources to mitigate the repercussions of climate change and recover from the worst of its effects.

More than 90 heads of state, some 30,000 people representing governments, businesses, NGOs, civil society groups and CEOs, will meet from 6 to 18 November in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh to participate in the world’s biggest and most important annual climate-related conference.

Al-Ahram Weekly examines the debate on the need for a better environment and climate-related media coverage.

Al-Ahram Weekly probes the nexus of climate adaptation and peacebuilding

Water scarcity and climate change were the focus of the fifth edition of the Cairo Water Week, reports Doaa El-Bey

The Turkish-Libyan maritime deal topped the agenda of the Egyptian and Greek foreign ministers meeting this week.

As the convening of COP27 draws closer, Egypt is stressing the importance of developing mechanisms to ensure developing countries are compensated for the damage they suffer due to climate change.

With the build-up to COP27, Egypt’s participation in the United Nations General Assembly acquires greater significance than usual, reports Doaa El-Bey

Egypt has laid the groundwork to improve human rights according to two NGOs.

Momentum is building ahead of the UN COP27 Climate Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh

A flurry of high-level meetings is being held in the build-up to COP27.

Although Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has publicly stated that Ankara wants ties with Cairo “at the highest level”, obstacles remain.

Ethiopia has announced that despite the continuing absence of an agreement with downstream states, the third filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is complete and a second turbine is now in operation. So what next for Egypt, asks Doaa El-Bey

As Ethiopia proceeds with the third filling of GERD, Egypt turns once again to the United Nations Security Council.

Al-Ahram Weekly assesses the likely outcomes of the regional visit by the US special envoy for the Horn of Africa.

AS COP27 fast approaches, this week’s climate dialogue aimed to push forward momentum and international commitments to tackling climate change

Ethiopia is proceeding with the third filling of GERD, once again ignoring calls by Egypt and Sudan for a legally binding agreement, reports Doaa El-Bey

Amira Saber, vice president of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party, speaks to Doaa El-Bey about the upcoming national dialogue.

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