climate action

Egypt's FM holds talks with Denmark's Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy

Mon, 16 Jan 2023 - 12:21 GMT

That is on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

Parties agree to establish climate 'loss and damage fund': COP 27 presidency

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 - 09:45 GMT

The announcement was made early on Sunday.

Switzerland, Spain commit €10M to AfDB at COP 27 in support to green urbanization

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 05:14 GMT

The AfDB's vice-president, Kevin Urama, stated in July that Africa was losing 5 percent to 15 percent of GDP per capita due to climate change.

Egypt launches 'Friends of Greening National Investment Plans in Africa and Developing Countries Initiative' at COP 27

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 03:18 GMT

El-Said explained that the main pillar of the initiative is developing the process of planning and designing economic policies that take into account climate change.

Egypt includes biodiversity in COP 27 agenda for 1st time in summit's history: environment minister

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 12:08 GMT

The minister added that Egypt – COP 27 president - would continue to observe the implementation of climate pledges until the UAE assumed the summit's presidency late in 2023.

COP 27 president designates 3 areas where green transition is key for climate mitigation

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 11:08 GMT

COP 27 President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry made the statements Thursday in the opening of Climate Solutions Thematic Day.

Egypt's FM meets with Iranian vice-president at COP 27

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 05:10 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday Iran's Vice-President and Head of the Environmental Protection Organization Ali Salajka on the sidelines of COP 27.

Egyptian president delivers key speech on women integration in climate action

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 04:03 GMT

The speech was delivered at the opening of Gender Thematic Day within COP 27.

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.

What to know on 'African Women Climate Adaptive Priorities' initiative launched by Egypt

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Morsy also stated the reasons Egypt launched the initiative.

Egypt's NCW president displays measures taken to integrate women in climate action

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Underscoring the negative impact of climate change on women, Morsi stipulated that the phenomenon is not gender neutral as women are more harmed than men in five areas.

Making better future in light of climate change is unattainable without green transition inclusive of women: Egyptian President

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 12:39 GMT

The president's statements came at the opening of Gender Thematic Day taking place within the activities of COP 27 held in Sharm El Sheikh.

China's climate special envoy lauds 'unprecedented' inclusion of 'loss and damage' in COP 27 agenda

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 05:05 GMT

That was during his meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry at COP 27.

Egypt's FM discusses climate issues with Irish, Russian, Turkish senior officials

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 04:30 GMT

The meetings were held on the sidelines of COP 27.

Ukrainian president supports Egyptian counterpart's call for peace

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 02:11 GMT

That was in his recorded speech at COP 27.

COP 27 president launches 'Sharm El Sheikh Agenda for Climate Adaptation'

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 03:20 GMT

The agenda targets to empower four billion individuals worldwide to withstand the repercussions of climate change by 2030.

Leaders of developing countries display climate change struggles at COP 27

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 06:20 GMT

The chiefs of state of a number of developing countries presented their nations' struggle with climate change on Monday at COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh.

France to invest €1B to phase out fossil fuel in developing countries

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 05:06 GMT

“We won’t forfeit our climate commitments because of the Russian energy crisis,” Macron said.

If emissions not curbed, global warming to exceed 3°C: official at Germany's DLR

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 03:07 GMT

"We have to change our ways of transportation, and living...Otherwise, we’re risking the planet’s health and prosperity," Eyring asserted.

COP 28 host pledges to prepare 1st report on progress rate of Paris Agreement's goals fulfillment

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 02:37 GMT

The UAE will host COP 28 in Dubai in 2023.