Samar Samir

Palestinian ambassador in Cairo: We reject deportation of our people from Gaza to Egypt

Sun, 15 Oct 2023 - 06:06 GMT

“We will continue to reject all plans to displace Palestinians to Egypt or any other place. There is no Palestinian state without Gaza and there is no capital without Jerusalem […] Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Palestine,” he continued, noting that 2,000 Palestinians are waiting in the Egyptian city of Arish to return to Gaza through the border crossing.

Egypt to hold presidential elections in December 2023

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 - 04:30 GMT

ET publishes Egypt’s 2024 Presidential Election Timetable.

Cooking course brings Egyptian, Korean Cultures together

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 11:19 GMT

A total of 120 applicants completed the course over a period of four weeks. Each group of six took the one-day course at a time with the course running for five days a week. Given by Korean chef Hong Seng Hee, an expert in dietetics and responsible for quality control in several food companies, the program included teaching the recipes of traditional Korean dishes like Bulgogi, Kimbap and Sujebi; besides Korean street food like Tteokbokkie; and side dishes like Banchan and kimchi.

Egypt's avid efforts to provide citizens with decent housing despite economic crisis

Fri, 23 Jun 2023 - 11:31 GMT

While suffering hard currency shortage, Egypt has allocated more than LE 10.2 billion for the social housing program in the state’s draft general budget for the fiscal year 2023/2024 to build up on the one-million housing project that was launched in 2014 to provide affordable apartments for Egyptians with low and middle income, as well as the high class.

Egyptian Suez Canal's annual revenue at all-time high

Thu, 22 Jun 2023 - 01:21 GMT

The ongoing development of the southern part [of the maritime course] will increase the capacity of ship transit through this part, and increase the navigational safety factor by 28 percent, according to Admiral Rabie, noting that the project of expansion is expected to complete in one month and a half.

S. Korean ambassador bids farewell to Egypt

Thu, 18 May 2023 - 10:59 GMT

In comments to Egypt Today, the ambassador clarified that the increase in Egyptian exports is driven by Egyptian natural gas exports to Korea, which have increased by more than seven times.

New bill brought before Parliament to achieve net-zero emissions by 2025

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 11:46 GMT

The draft law was submitted by lawmaker Amira Saber, a member of Coordination's Committee of Party's Youth Leaders and Politicians [CPYP], Youm7 reported.

Nearly US$ 172 Million pledged to Adaptation Fund for Most Climate-Vulnerable countries at COP27

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:25 GMT

A total of $172 million has been pledged from developed countries to the the Adaptation Fund that serves the developing countries.

COP27 calls for more women engagement in climate action

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 04:44 GMT

Daniel Fisher from the UK told Egypt Today that it is so important to keep the indigenous leaders in general, and indigenous women in particular, involved not only in side events but also in decision making meetings.

COP27 Egypt Presidency, FAO Launch FAST Initiative

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 04:52 GMT

The new initiative is targeting the food security in the most countries vulnerable to climate change impacts, the OP27 said in a statement.

COP27 President: Indigenous people’s experiences contribute to implementing climate change pledges

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Shoukry’s comments were given at a roundtable with indigenous people delegation at the COP27.

Egypt, US Announce over $150 Million to Aid Africa’s Adaptation to Climate Change at COP27

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 - 11:13 GMT

USD $13.6 million for a Systematic Observations Financing Facility that will help fill weather, water, and climate observation gaps in Africa.

Egypt, ISESCO, UN signed agreement to establish fund for protecting archaeological Sites and museums from climate change impacts

Fri, 11 Nov 2022 - 01:36 GMT

The government is building two solar power plants in the Grand Egyptian Museum and Sharm El Sheikh Museum.

All you need to know about newly-launched UN Climate Solidarity Pact

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Guterres called for the US and China as the world’s largest economies to make this pact a reality, saying “It is either a Climate Solidarity Pact – or a Collective Suicide Pact.”

et guide to COP27: List of attending Heads of state and governments

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 09:43 GMT

As the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) kicks off Sunday, more than 100 heads of state and governments will be participating in Sharm El-Sheikh.

COP27 kicks off with electing Egypt’s FM as president of the Conference for 2022

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 09:04 GMT

A total of 40,000 participants are expected to attend Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit, thematic days, flagship initiatives, and Green Zone activities.

List of Heads of State and Government attending COP27

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 03:59 GMT

A total of 40,000 participants are expected to attend Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit, thematic days, flagship initiatives, and Green Zone activities, and are set to engage with climate and other overlapping global challenges.

Egypt delivers on addressing challenges to COP 27 to avoid ‘backsliding’ on climate financial pledges: Ambassador

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 04:02 GMT

“Unfortunately, I have to say that there is potential non-delivery and potential backsliding on pledges,” said the ambassador, adding that “Developing countries are rasing strong concern for that.”

Egypt is ready to host COP 27: Sameh Shoukry

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 12:30 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister and COP27 President Designate and Sameh Shoukry and the Egyptian team were on-ground in Sharm El Sheikh, for final touches ahead of COP27.

Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh city declared free from single-use plastic bags

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 09:38 GMT

The declaration was stated after launching an initiative to clean up Sharm El-Sheikh’s land and sea from plastic materials on Saturday, in preparation for hosting the COP 27 conference due in the city on November 6-18.