Meeting of Minister Sameh Shokry, Minister Dan Jannik Jorgenson, and Minister Alok Sharma in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 12, 2022. Press Photo
CAIRO – 12 May 2022: A trilateral meeting, comprising Minister of Foreign Affairs and President-Designate of COP 26 Sameh Shokry, Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities Dan Jannik Jorgenson, and COP 26 President Alok Sharma, was held in Copenhagen on Thursday.
Minister Shokry presented Egypt's preparations to host COP 27 in November, affirming his keenness on consulting with all stakeholders to know their visions on various climate topics.
The minister pointed out that Egypt aspires the conference would result in balanced outcomes that take into consideration the priorities and concerns of all parties.
In that framework, Minister Shokry displayed Egypt's vision on the prospective outcomes of COP 27, and that aims for the accomplishment of climate pledges, turning them into a reality.
The minister similarly underscored the salience of preserving the current momentum for international climate work in a way that raises the ambitions bar, achieves the goal of reducing the temperature degree by 1.5, and ensuring that climate pledges are not influenced by the current geo-political situation.
Minister Shokry concluded by stipulating that all parties involved in international climate work should actively take part in COP 27 and its outcomes, particularly those pertaining to coexistence with climate change impact, and securing climate financing that fulfills the needs of developing countries.
The trilateral meeting took place on the sidelines of a ministerial meeting hosted by Denmark and co-chaired by Egypt and the United Kingdom to follow-up on the implementation of climate pledges.