Ministry of Environment

Egypt in talks to secure $1.2B from IMF's Resilience and Sustainability Facility

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 10:02 GMT

During the meeting, the two parties discussed cooperation mechanisms for environmental and climate policies. Fouad stressed that this meeting was a continuation of the bilateral discussions with the IMF to enhance coordination and cooperation frameworks for environmental and climate policies in Egypt.

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

Under the Auspices of the Ministry of Environment Al Ahram Beverages Pumps EGP 5 Million in PET Recycling for 2022 In partnership with DORNA

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 10:36 GMT

Al Ahram Beverages Company (ABC) is the oldest operating beverages company in Egypt, and one of the leading companies in sustainability in the country under its global strategy “Brewing A Better World”. In 2021, ABC initiated and signed the ‘Plastic Pact’ with the Ministry of Environment to confirm its sustainability and responsibility commitments towards the environment and society and invested EGP 5m in “DORNA” to support the recycling system and the whole informal value chain to reach 25% of its plastic PET by end of 2022. The current year is the first step in the ABC and “DORNA” partnership to slope up until reaching 100% in 2025, then continuing company’s first financial investment towards its plastic neutrality in Egypt.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment, Coptic Orthodox Church sign protocol combating climate change impacts

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 05:18 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church also released, on Monday, a document expressing its position towards environmental protection, according to two statements by the church and the Ministry.

Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis celebrates World Environment Day 2022

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

The celebration was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, the UNESCO Future Builders Club, and the National Food Safety Authority.

Ministers of environment, tourism and antiquities launch 'Towards Green Development of Tourism Sector' project

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 12:16 GMT

The project aims to achieve environment-friendly development in the tourism sector.

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.