Mahmoud Mohieldin

Investing in humans, technology 'basis' of urban development: Mohieldin

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 04:18 GMT

Mahmoud Mohieldin stated that the COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh came up with important initiatives to localize development and develop smart green cities.

Egypt's Mohieldin elected as chairman of Middle East Economic Association in US

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 09:47 GMT

Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, has been elected as chairman of Middle East Economic Association (MEEA) that was established in the US in 1978.

Mohieldin participates in UN briefing session in New York on the outcomes of COP27

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Mohieldin stated that COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh made many results in all fields of climate action.

COP27 made historic and unprecedented achievement: UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 01:34 GMT

He announced that the transitional committee that has been announced at the closing plenary on Sunday for the governance of the Loss and Damage Fund will implement its tasks in the coming few weeks and months.

Many climate resilient projects related to food security are led by women: Mohieldin

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 02:57 GMT

Mohieldin also stressed the need to promote long-term investments to support investable and bankable projects, especially in sectors that are difficult to direct investents to, praising the concessional financing policies of the International Development Agency (IDA).

What UN Climate champion Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin said about climate financing

Sun, 06 Nov 2022 - 11:16 GMT

Dr. Mohieldin sent messages regarding the COP27, which is hosted by Egypt in Sharm el-Sheikh.

Mahmoud Mohieldin: There is still a great opportunity to make progress in climate action at COP27

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 11:36 GMT

On adaptation, Mohieldin noted that a better job could be done in obtaining funding from the public and private sectors as well as domestic and external sources in order to advance the climate action agenda.

Egypt climate champion: Backing adaptation measures secures promising opportunities for agricultural, water investments

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Mohieldin, the UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, affirmed the need to exert more efforts in the file of adaptation and losses and damages by strengthening the participation of the private sector and cooperation with the insurance sector.

It is necessary to multiply adaptation funds up to $62B: Mohieldin

Tue, 01 Nov 2022 - 03:55 GMT

These statements came during Mohieldin's speech at a virtual session by UNCTAD on financing the global adaptation challenge with the participation of many specialists and representatives of relevant international organizations.

It is necessary to link climate finance with SDGs: Mohieldin

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 04:03 GMT

This came during his speech at the roundtable hosted by Cairo for a high-level group of experts concerned with preparing a report on climate finance.

COP27 prepares criteria paper for climate finance to be directed towards most in need

Wed, 19 Oct 2022 - 07:52 GMT

His remarks came during his participation via video in the Benha University's first annual conference of humanities postgraduate studies, with the participation of Gamal Sousa, the university president, and a number of the university academics and officials.

National Initiative for Green, Smart Projects enhances economic, development culture in Egypt: Mohieldin

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 01:11 GMT

He said, in this context, that a year of hard work awaits the Egyptians regarding the development and climate projects, adding that the green and smart projects initiative proves to the whole world the Egyptian effective contribution to the climate global effort through local projects.

Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin : COP27 to highlight health sector priorities

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 10:53 GMT

This came during his speech at the 69th session of the World Health Organization Conference on the Eastern Mediterranean, in the presence of the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, where the climate champion praised the cooperation between the organization and the Egyptian government as well as the United Nations.

Scaling up investments in renewables helps to achieve Net Zero target: Mahmoud Mohieldin

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 12:29 GMT

Mohieldin confirmed that achieving Net Zero is not impossible, but it requires pragmatic approach, scientific applicable solutions, unifying regional and international efforts.

Blended, innovative finance at heart of COP27 agenda: Mahmoud Mohieldin

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 01:42 GMT

He also referred to the importance of promoting blended finance through public and private sectors, as well as strengthening the role of non-state actors.

COP27 to witness many projects that can be financed, implemented: Mahmoud Mohieldin

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:19 GMT

This came during Mohieldin's speech at the Marrakesh Partnership meeting within the framework of New York Climate Week activities , where he stressed the need to enhance understanding and economic cooperation between different countries.

Success in COP27 in Egypt requires world to abandon ‘siloed approach’ on climate action: UN envoy

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 04:42 GMT

UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin said success in the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt next November requires the world to abandon a “siloed approach to climate action”.

Veteran economist Mahmoud Mohieldin named Egypt’s Climate Champion ahead of COP27

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 08:58 GMT

Mohieldin is also the Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund and UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Egypt’s Mahmoud Mohieldin elected as executive director of International Monetary Fund

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 10:05 GMT

Egyptian candidate Mahmoud Mohieldin was elected unanimously as the executive director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and, accordingly, an IMF board representing the country and Arab states.

Coronavirus crisis to cause labour market recession worse than 2008 financial crisis: UN special envoy

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 01:48 GMT

Mohieldin discussed Egypt's situation amid the coronavirus crisis in an interview with nation branding platform Narrative Summit published in two parts on Wednesday and Thursday.