climate action

Egypt managed to place water at heart of global climate action: Min.

Tue, 25 Jul 2023 - 12:38 GMT

Egypt has highlighted the water issues during the fifth Cairo Water Week, the UN 2023 Water Conference in March along with the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), the minister added.

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.

EGX signs MoU with GCC to scale up, accelerate regional climate action

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 02:46 GMT

This comes after the stock exchange’s recent announcement of launching Africa’s first regulated voluntary carbon market.

Egypt hosts 1st official meeting of UNFCCC's Transitional Committee in Luxor

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 02:33 GMT

The committee is concerned with financing arrangements pertaining to loss and damage through the fund founded during COP 27 to fulfill that purpose.

COP 27 president sheds light on pledges of funding climate action with $100B per annum

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 01:31 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs and COP 27 President Sameh Shokry co-chaired Monday the Copenhagen Climate Ministerial Meeting.

Egypt's FM meets with UNFCCC executive secretary, COP 28 president

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 02:48 GMT

That is on the sidelines of the Copenhagen Climate Ministerial Conference.

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.

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.