COP 27

UK King Charles III will not attend Sharm El-Sheikh Summit of COP 27

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 11:51 GMT

“Any suggestions his attendance was a point of disagreement is categorically untrue and that the decision not to attend was agreed in consultation,” Sky News understands from palace sources, adding “the idea the PM gives orders to the King is ridiculous."

Egypt launches the longest clean-up campaign along the Nile to break world record

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Cleaning operations were carried out via using boats, and hygiene tools to collect plastic waste floating along the Nile River, where 342 kilos of waste were collected in only Cairo Governorate.

Egypt’s COP27 President-Designate: We need to act now to save lives and livelihoods

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:05 GMT

The Presidency also welcomed actions by Scotland and Denmark as “steps in the right direction” in relation to loss and damage and encouraged other developed nations to follow their lead.

Egypt says 6 round-tables for heads of state to be set ‘for more political engagement’ in COP 27, urges them 'to put differences aside'

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 - 09:48 GMT

Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd, Special Representative of the COP27 President continued that Egypt is aware of the problems of Africa as it chaired the African Union in 2018/2019 and would “would achieve maximum progress” for the African countries.

2022 special year for Egypt, Indonesia as both hosting COP27 conference, G20 summit: Ambassador

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:43 GMT

“Let us continue to work together to further deepen, strengthen and expand our friendship of cooperation in the next 75 years,” he concluded.

Egyptian President-Designate of COP 27 participates in Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 10:51 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, the President-Designate of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), participated in the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative (GDI), which was headed by the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs on the sidelines of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Egypt’s COP27 President-designate participates in a high-level G77 side event on climate change loss and damage

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 10:40 GMT

Minister Shoukry stressed during the event the importance of addressing the issue of loss and damage, which has become a recurring phenomenon around the world and is manifested in several forms such as severe weather events that result in great human and material losses and damages.

Egypt's Minister of Environment: African continent will witness massive social, economic change by 2050

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 05:33 GMT

The Egyptian initiative sits the ambition to treat and recycle at least 50% of solid waste generated in Africa by 2050, which will contribute to reducing the generation of greenhouse gases resulting from such waste, and reduce the overall impacts of waste pollution on human health, biodiversity, food systems and resource scarcity.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment: Voice of Africa's Initiatives Echoes from Egypt at Cop27

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 02:46 GMT

Between 2010-2022, the number of Africans affected by droughts amounted to at least 172.3 million, and the ones affected by floods amounted to 43 million, the Minister said.

UN: Egypt ramps up initiatives to speed up transition to low carbon economy

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:57 GMT

“The Egyptian Government recognizes the huge responsibility of organizing a successful [the 2022 UN climate conference (COP27)] Conference,” said Dr. Samir Tantawy, a climate change expert at the United Nations Development Program.

Touristic preparations underway for Egypt’s hosting of COP 27 in November

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 10:53 GMT

The programs will include one-day trips, cruises and visits to natural protectorates, among others.

Egypt’s environment minister, chairperson of Elders discuss adaptation finance to African women

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The meeting focuses on Africa priorities to COP 27, said the ministry in a statement.

How Egypt prepares to host COP 27

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 11:53 GMT

The Egyptian authorities are working around the clock to host, on behalf of the African continent, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2022 (COP 27) in Sharm El-Sheikh on November 6-18, 2022

Egypt offers award on combating climate change impacts in Africa

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 08:11 GMT

The award will be given to winners from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member states.

Egypt launches national campaign to raise awareness of climate change impact

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 10:22 GMT

One of the hurdles of combating climate change impacts was the lack of awareness of its gravity, said Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad.

Shoukry calls for collective global efforts to fulfill climate pledges

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:52 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, the president-designate of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), stressed Tuesday the need for collective global efforts to deliver on climate pledges and turn them into reality.

Egypt's COP 27 president-designate asserts salience of funding for climate mitigation, adaptation in Africa

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

That was during a recorded speech at a roundtable on climate initiatives in Africa.

COP 27 Egyptian presidency, UN launch initiative to catalyze investments for climate projects

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 01:24 GMT

The Egyptian initiative includes holding five major regional roundtables.

Egypt plans to push for developed countries to fulfill $100B pledge to supporting climate action in developing nations at COP 27

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Minister Fouad stated earlier this week thathe number of attendees is expected to range between 25,000-30,000.

President Sisi to meet number of officials and ministers in Germany: Egypt's ambassador in Berlin

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 10:20 GMT

Egypt's ambassador in Berlin, Khaled Galal said that President Abdel Fattah al Sisi have a very busy schedule during his visit in Germany.