UN Climate Change Conference

YLE Foundation grants prestigious awards to climate initiatives ahead of COP28 to empower civil society

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 05:35 GMT

On the way to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference in the UAE (COP28), Youth Loves Egypt (YLE) Foundation has financially supported ten climate-related initiatives as part of its efforts to empower civil society.

Egypt urges boosting int’l support for climate change adaptation in developing states

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 06:01 GMT

Egypt has stressed that the implementation of national climate adaptation projects in developing and African countries represents a burden on their budgets.

‘Little disappointment’ over COP27 ‘unwarranted’: Egypt’s FM at Rome MED Dialogues

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 02:11 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said “little disappointment” expressed by some parties over the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh last month is “unwarranted” given that the $100 billion commitment has not been met.

COP27 state parties seek to adopt document on climate challenges, says official

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 07:20 GMT

Ambassador Wael Abul Magd, Special Representative of the President-designate for the UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, said all state parties seek to adopt a document outlining climate-related challenges and the desired objectives.

FM Shoukry says Egypt is well aware of importance of methane emission issue

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 07:17 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, the President of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), said on Thursday Egypt is well aware of the importance of the methane emission issue, and that’s why it joined the Global Methane Pledge Energy Pathway.

French President Macron to participate in COP27 in Egypt: Amb. to MENA

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 - 05:03 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron will take part in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) that is set to be held on November 6-18 in Sharm El-Sheikh city, France’s Ambassador to Egypt Marc Baréty confirmed on Friday.

King Charles should reconsider decision not to go to COP27 in Egypt: US envoy to BBC

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 02:40 GMT

US Climate Envoy John Kerry said he hopes UK King Charles III reconsiders his decision regarding not going to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh city in November.

Egypt’s FM, Singapore’s senior min. discuss means of providing funding to developing states for climate goals

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 11:11 GMT

In this regard, Shoukry, also president-designate of COP27, and Hean during their Cairo meeting discussed coordinating priorities and providing funding and technology to the developing countries to achieve the goals of global climate action, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

Sharm El-Sheikh prepares to host COP27... high-speed internet, eco-friendly energy and 5,000 meters for halls

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Egypt’s officials have been making all efforts to prepare Sharm el-Sheikh city to host the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) next November.

FM Shoukry follows up on COP27 preparations, stresses need of intensifying efforts

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 05:13 GMT

Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022, COP27, Sameh Shoukry stressed the need of intensifying efforts and continuing coordination among all parties in order to ensure the success of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference, COP27.

FM Shourky reviews Egypt's vision on COP27

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Foreign Minister and President Designate of the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry has reviewed the vision of the Egyptian presidency toward the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27).

FM reviews Egypt's vision on COP27 with Bahaman PM

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 09:01 GMT

Shoukry held on Monday a video-conference meeting with Bahamian Prime Minister Philip Davis.

Climate change talks need not be ‘zero-sum game’ between developed, developing states: Egypt’s FM

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President-designate of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry warned that climate change talks need not be a “zero-sum game” between developed and developing countries.

President Sisi to meet German leaders, attend Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin, German official

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 08:04 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will start a visit to Germany on Sunday, during which he will hold talks with German leaders and participate in the Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD), said German Cabinet Deputy Spokesman Wolfgang Buchner.

PM Mostafa Madbouly follows up preparations for Egypt hosting of COP27

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 01:25 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly presided over a meeting Thursday to follow up on preparations for the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, to be held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Sisi announces Egyptian-US partnership to launch initiative to back adaptation efforts in Africa at COP27

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 10:16 GMT

Under the initiative, a number of events will be organized on climate adaptation in the African continent throughout the year, Sisi explained in remarks via video conference on Friday in the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change summit held under the auspices of US President Joe Biden.

FM reviews Egypt’s vision on COP27 on sidelines of IsDB annual meeting

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 09:33 GMT

The IsDB annual meeting is held this year in Sharm El-Sheikh city with the participation of ministers and officials from member countries and representatives of international and regional organisations and financial institutions.

PM, FM discuss preparations for UNFCCC COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 08:47 GMT

As per presidential directives, a supreme committee will be formed under the chairmanship of the prime minister to take all the measures necessary to prepare for hosting the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP 27).

FIFA commits to net-zero emission by 2040 and launches FIFA Climate Strategy

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 02:06 GMT

FIFA Climate Strategy consists of four pillars and three key goals that will put FIFA on the path to climate-friendly performance.

President Sisi's participation in UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) witnessed great activity: Spox

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 01:53 GMT

noting that it is an issue that has extended since the seventies until now.