Yasmine Fouad

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

Egypt urges boosting int’l support for climate change adaptation in developing states

Mon, 04 Sep 2023 - 06:01 GMT

Egypt has stressed that the implementation of national climate adaptation projects in developing and African countries represents a burden on their budgets.

Egypt at COP15: Establishing global biodiversity fund urgent necessity

Sat, 17 Dec 2022 - 11:45 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad has called for establishing a new global biodiversity fund as an urgent necessity.

Egypt: COP15 turning point in joint efforts to reach goals within Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt has hailed the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), chaired by China, as a turning point in the joint efforts to reach applicable goals within the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).

Egypt-US deal on backing NWFE program for promoting green projects to be announced at COP27: Min.

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 03:06 GMT

NWFE Program, launched by the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation in July, is a mechanism to promote the implementation of green development projects in the vital sectors of water, food and energy by attracting foreign funds in this regard.

Egypt to present models of executive projects to face climate change impacts at COP27: Min.

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 10:55 GMT

She made the remarks during a meeting between the American Chamber in Egypt (AmCham) and the US GreenTech Business Mission delegation, which is currently visiting to Cairo.

Egypt's Environment, tourism ministers confer on preparations for COP27

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 03:52 GMT

The meeting took up steps to turn Sharm El Sheikh into a green city to help achieve sustainability across Egypt.

Swiss Ambassador for Climate praises Egypt’s efforts to reduce plastic waste, welcomes cooperation in environment issues

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 01:31 GMT

The meeting was held to discuss ways of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment, and to prepare for the upcoming COP27 climate conference, in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of leaders of concerned bodies.

Egypt accounts for 0.6% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions: Minister

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 05:56 GMT

Fouad made her remarks during a virtual seminar organized by the Faculty of Economics and Political Science of Cairo University around climate change and its impacts on Egypt.

Egypt discusses development projects in environment field ahead of COP27

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:01 GMT

Al-Mashat expressed that hosting COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh enhances the country’s leading position in Africa in terms of the green transformation, particularly in light of the 2050 National Climate Change Strategy.

Egypt's Environment minister holds talks on sidelines of COP26

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 02:12 GMT

The two sides discussed efforts for confronting climate change effects.

Environment min.: Egypt took serious measures to implement green projects

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 07:18 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad stressed that Egypt took serious steps in implementing a number of green projects, including the issuance of green bonds and the environment sustainability standards guide.

Egypt's ministers of Int'l Cooperation, Environment discuss cooperation in combating climate change

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 05:02 GMT

Rania Al-Mashat pointed out that the continued coordination with the Ministry of Environment, and other stakeholders including development partners aims to strengthen the process of combating climate change, and in preparing national reports showcasing the tangible impact made.

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.

Pictures: Environment minister follows up on efforts to counter oil pollution north of Hurghada

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 04:18 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad followed up on Friday on the efforts to contain the oil pollution that emerged north of Red Sea’s Hurghada city.

Egypt's Environment Ministry closes central protectorates on Sham el Nessim

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:07 GMT

Cairo's Wadi Degla and Fayyoum protectorates will be closed during the spring celebrations.

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.

Ministers of military production, environment discuss recycling waste system

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 11:37 GMT

Assar reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Military Production to qualify recycling factories in a number of governorates to improve the cleaning level for the interest of the citizens.