Ministry of Environment

Egypt's Environment Min. seeks compensation from Orascom Development amounting to $33.9M

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 04:06 GMT

ODE added that the Environment Protection Agency has not substantiated the claim or provided any information on the background and the reasons, and it has failed to respond to ODE's request for further information.

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities convenes with Resident Coordinator of UN in Egypt Elena Panova

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 01:06 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani convened on Thursday with Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Egypt Elena Panova, who recently assumed office.

Egypt’s tourism, antiquities, environment ministers discuss ways to support ecotourism

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 12:48 GMT

During the meeting, Enani praised the ministry's efforts in the field of ecotourism, especially the Eco Egypt campaign to promote ecotourism in a different way.

Egypt’s culture, environment ministers discuss launching ‘Your Culture from Your Environment’ initiative

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 04:05 GMT

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel-Dayem and Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad held a meeting to discuss and exchange ideas and opinions between on aspects of support for promoting the awareness of all segments of society about environmental issues.

In pics: Egypt returns 8 crocodiles to natural habitat

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 03:59 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Environment returned eight crocodiles to their natural habitat at Lake Nasser

Environment Min. creates 41 eco-friendly air conditioners

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 01:35 GMT

This is as part of the Ministry of Environment's efforts to protect the ozone layer.

Environment minister participates in 17th AMCEN session in S.Africa

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 02:08 GMT

The session is held under the theme "Taking action for Environmental Sustainability and Prosperity in Africa".

Environment Min. launches waste monitoring system in 7 cities

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 11:19 GMT

Fouad added that the system will be implemented through two applications: One for the government and concerned bodies, and another for the citizens and civil society.

Egypt applies fees on activities at natural reserves

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 11:26 GMT

Decision No. 204 of 2019 of the Ministry of Environment stipulated the collection of a fee of $5 per foreign person for daily visits, from sunrise to evening.

Environment min. attends G7 environment meeting in France

Sat, 04 May 2019 - 10:03 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmin Fouad head for France to take part in meetings of the G7 environment ministers, set to take place in the French city of Metz.

Environment min., UK amb. discuss climate adaptation initiative

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Fouad met with British Ambassador in Cairo Geoffrey Adams to discuss means of boosting bilateral cooperation, particularly where climate change is concerned.

Environment min.: Egypt plays key role in climate change negotiations

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Fouad said that Egypt plays a crucial role in negotiations related climate change during its chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G-77) plus China.

In pics: Egypt hosts first traveling environmental exhibition

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Set for two days, the exhibition is organized by the Social Services Cooperative Society in cooperation with the NGO Unit in the Ministry of Environment.

Egypt seeks emulating Germany in waste management technology

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 03:23 GMT

A ministerial committee is heading to Berlin on Sunday to learn about the latest technologies used to set up waste recycling plants.

Environment min. meets UN Secretary-General to discuss climate change

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 11:07 GMT

“Egypt will do its best to make the conference a success through its presidency of the Group of 77,” the minister said.

Egypt, WB seek cooperation in solid waste recycling

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 12:41 GMT

The two sides discussed suitable measures to overcome the problem of solid waste in Egypt and to minimize air pollution, said Fouad in press statements.

Environment Min. inaugurates development of Ras Muhammad National Park

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 10:52 GMT

Fouad launched the infrastructure development processes of Ras Muhammad National Park on the sidelines of the Conference on Biological Diversity,one of the largest United Nations'conferences.

Environment minister: President Sisi supports ecological issues

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Fouad said that President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is the first Egyptian president to attend such an international conference on the Egyptian land.

Environment min: State seeks to develop agro waste management system

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 - 11:05 GMT

Fouad asserted that the state was keen on continuing development of the agricultural waste management system in Upper.

Municipal solid waste management system to be developed

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Mabouly met with Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad to review the programs set to develop the municipal solid waste management system.