Egypt’s role in mitigating climate change impacts from COP27 to COP28

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 - 07:11 GMT

During its presidency of the COP27, which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt launched dozens of initiatives tackling climate change impacts and means of mitigation for the most affected countries, particularly in Africa. Egypt also made numerous pivotal decisions to help mitigate the impact of climate change, most prominently the decision to establish the Loss and Damage Fund.

Egypt signs letter of intent to join Battery Energy Storage Systems Alliance

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 - 06:10 GMT

Egypt’s signature brings the number of joining countries to 10 countries.

Egypt signs letter of intent to join Blue Partnership Agreement

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 - 04:01 GMT

The Ministry of International Cooperation said in a press statement that the Blue Partnership Agreement enhances the benefit of financing opportunities for blue economy projects.

Egypt to invest up to $270M into emission reduction

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt is also committed to reducing emissions from the transportation sector by 7 percent.

Egypt, AUDA to establish the African Center of Excellence for Climate Resilience

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 - 02:26 GMT

The primary objective of the center is to equip Africa with the necessary tools and capabilities to enhance its development sectors in a sustainable and meaningful way

Scatec, EEHC to build Egypt’s first solar and battery storage project

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 - 01:03 GMT

Scatec and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth $1.1 billion

President El-Sisi Returns to Egypt After Participating in COP28 in Dubai

Sat, 02 Dec 2023 - 10:27 GMT

In his speech at the Summit of the Heads of State and Government, President Sisi said that Egypt, drawing upon its chairmanship of last year’s conference in Sharm El-Sheikh and the direct impact of climate change it endures, acknowledges the pressing need to work toward enhancing collective and urgent action to address the challenge of climate change.

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.

FM stresses Egypt's keenness on success of COP28

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 10:24 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Egypt's keenness on the success of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to reach the aspired results.

CWW 2023 seeks to put water at heart of climate action in preparation for COP28: Egypt

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 05:48 GMT

The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW), scheduled to be held by the end of October, will continue the efforts to put water at the heart of climate action, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Hani Sewilam said on Thursday.

Egypt's COP 27 president receives phone call from U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 04:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP 27 President Sameh Shokry received Monday a phone call from U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry.

Egyptian president receives handwritten invitation to attend COP 28 from UAE counterpart

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 03:49 GMT

Emirati Ambassador to Cairo Mariam al-Kaaby delivered the invitation Tuesday.

Egypt's FM attends ministerial meeting of Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 03:34 GMT

That is in fulfillment of the invitation of U.S. Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry.

FM Shoukry chairs virtual meeting of COP27 board

Fri, 10 Mar 2023 - 05:45 GMT

Foreign Minister and President of the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference Sameh Shoukry chaired Thursday a virtual meeting of the office of the board of COP27.

Egypt seeks to finalize agreements on funds directed to “NWFE" Program ahead of COP28

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:02 GMT

According to Mashat, financing sources would include the State General Budget and the private sector, in addition to easy financing through development companies.

FM Shoukry stresses Egypt's keenness on communicating with UAE to prepare for COP28

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 08:05 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, President of the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), stressed keenness on Egypt's continued coordination with the UAE for the COP28.