Egyptian foundation take part in COP26 as part of Pan African Climate Justice Alliance



Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 12:00 GMT


Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 12:00 GMT

CAIRO – 1 November 2021:  An Egyptian Foundation has arrived in Glasgow, Monday as part of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) to take part in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26 summit) held between October 31 to November 12.

The Youth Love Egypt (YLE) Foundation Head Ahmed Fathy said that the world places great hopes on the summit to reach recommendations that would help facing the climate change effects along with committing industrial countries towards the African continent.

He added that major, industrial countries should be supporting the developing countries to adjust with climate change effects especially with the emergence of droughts, rains and floods that link some developing countries, particularly in Africa.

Fathy noted that these countries need urgent aid to protect itself against disasters resulting from climate change.

YLE head asserted that the foundation has been participating in all international summits related to climate change since 2017. He added that the foundation has been carrying out several events and activities related to preserving environment as well.

“YLE is also honored to represent Egyption civil society in these recommendations.” Fathy said.

Presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady said in Statement Monday, that Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi speech in the World Leaders Summit, which is part of the high-level segment during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), expected to shed light on Egypt’s stance and its pillars towards climate change.

He added that Sisi will be representing the countries of the African continent as Egypt is about to host the next conference on climate change (COP27) next year.

Rady added that the file of climate change focuses on two aspects: the responsibility of industrial countries blamed for the greenhouse gas emissions that led to the rise in the temperature of Earth; and the suffering of developing nations from the repercussions.

Sisi is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with world leaders, including with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Rady said.

It will be a strategic one-on-one meeting that will tackle relations between Egypt and Britain at the levels of security, information, defense, politics, trade and economy, the spokesman added.

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi headed Sunday to the United Kingdom to attend the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26 summit) held in Glasgow on October 31-November 12.






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