Egypt to present models of executive projects to face climate change impacts at COP27: Min.



Mon, 16 May 2022 - 10:55 GMT


Mon, 16 May 2022 - 10:55 GMT

CAIRO – 16 May 2022: Egypt will present models of executive projects to face the impacts of climate change during the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh in November, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said.

She made the remarks during a meeting between the American Chamber in Egypt (AmCham) and the US GreenTech Business Mission delegation, which is currently visiting to Cairo.

Fouad highlighted the importance of this meeting in identifying opportunities for Egyptian-American partnership and cooperation in the field of climate change within the framework of Egypt’s presidency of COP27, the ministry said in a statement on Monday.


This is in addition to discussing mechanisms of collective action to confront the effects of climate change and accelerate the pace of climate action.

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry also participated on Sunday in the event organized by the office of the US special presidential climate envoy and AmCham in Cairo on the occasion of the American mission’s visit.

On Twitter and Facebook, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said the event is meant to discuss cooperation in light of Egypt's presidency of COP27.

The American delegation comprises representatives of various companies and financing bodies interested in investing in the green energy domain in Egypt.


Egypt is scheduled to host the UN climate summit (COP27) in November with great ambitions to strengthen climate action.

In April, Planning Minister Hala Al-Said affirmed that Egypt will spare no effort during its presidency of COP27 to achieve ambitious results for financing green transformation.

In a recorded speech during the seventh edition of the Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) held in New York on April 25-28, Said affirmed that Egypt will also focusing on renewable energy, clean transportation, and water and food security during the conference.

Fouad also said in April that COP27 will be an opportunity to activate eco-tourism in Sharm el-Sheikh as well as tourist cities such as St. Catherine, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Siwa.



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