Climate Change

Egypt’s role in mitigating climate change impacts from COP27 to COP28

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 - 07:11 GMT

During its presidency of the COP27, which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt launched dozens of initiatives tackling climate change impacts and means of mitigation for the most affected countries, particularly in Africa. Egypt also made numerous pivotal decisions to help mitigate the impact of climate change, most prominently the decision to establish the Loss and Damage Fund.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Egypt signs 3 MoU's in green investment during 1st Environment, Climate Investment Forum

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 - 12:12 GMT

The forum was opened by Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister of the forum, with the participation of a large number of people, including: ministers, officials, heads of various economic and regulatory bodies, and leaders of major companies operating in various economic activities.

Egypt inaugurates 1st edition of Climate, Environmental Investment Forum

Tue, 12 Sep 2023 - 11:02 GMT

Under the Patronage of the President, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, the Prime Minister, Inaugurates the First Edition of the CEIF

Egypt among earliest states to be aware of negative impacts of climate change: Min.

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has witnessed the signing of four protocols to strengthen cooperation between the ministry and a number of medications companies.

Egypt was one of first states to be aware of negative impacts of climate change: Minister

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has witnessed the signing of four protocols to strengthen cooperation between the ministry and a number of medications companies.

Egypt establishes warning systems in Mediterranean Sea in bid to combat sea rise

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 11:23 GMT

The negative impact of climatic changes and the rise in sea level represent a major challenge for a large number of countries in the world, especially on the coastal areas of the delta, which are characterized by low levels, and thus exposes these areas to drowning in sea water.

Egypt, Canada sign $7.57M grant agreement for food security, climate change efforts

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 - 07:13 GMT

The agreement is in line with the government's efforts to implement the national platform for the "NWFE" program, linking water, food, and energy projects.

Temperature degrees continue to rise Monday as heat wave hits Egypt

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 - 09:53 GMT

Citizens are advised to hydrate and remain cool as the country is witnessing increase in temperature degrees this week.

Climate Change Threatens Global Economy

Sat, 15 Jul 2023 - 11:23 GMT

Climate change is inducing a significant increase in natural disasters across the globe, endangering millions of people and resulting in billions of dollars in losses for numerous countries.

Africa Climate Summit to highlight continent’s priorities for addressing climate change: Egypt

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli asserted that the Africa Climate Summit 2023 - due to be held in Kenya in September - will offer a chance for highlighting Africa's priorities in addressing climate change.

Parliamentary committee approves USAID grant to adapt to climate change negative impact

Tue, 11 Jul 2023 - 08:35 GMT

The grant is part of the Climate Change Initiative, which was signed in September 2022, and amounts to 15 million US dollars, through the United States Agency for International Development.

$834 mln to support environmental projects in egypt

Mon, 03 Jul 2023 - 08:44 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Environment announced, through a report, that a total of $834 million (from grants and loans) is mobilized to support the implementation of various environmental projects.

Egypt sets to launch 'No To Plastic' national awareness campaign in July

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 06:16 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Environment is preparing to launch a national campaign under the slogan "No to Plastic"

Africans will head to Europe if they do not find hope, chance for life: Sisi at Paris summit

Fri, 23 Jun 2023 - 02:25 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed that people in Africa who do not find the hope and chance for life will tend to move toward Europe in pursuit of this hope and chance.

Funding, bank policies need updating to accommodate climate change: Sisi

Thu, 22 Jun 2023 - 08:42 GMT

Green growth is not an alternative, but rather a means to sustainable development, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said at the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact on Thursday.

CWW 2023 seeks to put water at heart of climate action in preparation for COP28: Egypt

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 05:48 GMT

The sixth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW), scheduled to be held by the end of October, will continue the efforts to put water at the heart of climate action, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Hani Sewilam said on Thursday.

Climate change poses significant threat to Africa's economy, food safety, social development

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 07:45 GMT

The weather has the most extreme impact on human health, safety, food and water security, and social and economic development in Africa, especially the most vulnerable groups.

Sisi: Egypt committed to ambitious, balanced climate action agenda

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 11:56 GMT

In its capacity as the current head of the 2022 UN climate change conference, COP27, Egypt is committed to an ambitious and balanced climate action agenda that takes into consideration the just and swift implementation of pledges, said President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egypt's Envi. Minister joins GEF meeting to establish global fund for biodiversity

Thu, 20 Apr 2023 - 03:16 GMT

It is the first proposal to be submitted for discussion, and work will take place during the coming period through a consultative process to reach the most appropriate formula that can be agreed upon about creating this fund.