The COP 27 Champion pointed out that Africa’s contribution in emissions is just 3-4%.
The Egyptian Minister is also scheduled to meet with a number of senior officials from various countries and parties participating in the forum on the sidelines of its activities, to consult on the ongoing work to prepare for COP 27 that would be held in the Egyptian city Sharm El Sheikh on November 7-18.
Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Alessandro Fracassetti congratulated Egypt, Thursday on releasing the national strategy for climate change.
The ministry’s current portfolio includes 85 projects worth dlrs 11.9 billion in the field of adaptation to climate change and cushioning its fallout; in a way that supports the country’s efforts to implement Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13): climate action, she added.
Egypt will launch Thursday the National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 in an event that will be attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a large number of ministers.
The move comes within the framework of the efforts to coordinate the African stances before holding the climate summit, due in Sharm el Shiekh in November.
Egypt has invited African countries to hold a consultative session on climate and energy to coordinate African position ahead of COP27 in November.
Meanwhile, Faoud met with Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting, the Egyptian Ministry said on Friday in another statement.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed on Friday the need for the quick implementation of the climate related pledges during the ministerial meeting on climate in Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen.
In his speech, Minister Shokry said that the meeting was a chance to exchange views and experience on the aspects of international climate work.
The meeting was held in Copenhagen on Thursday.
Both sides also discussed the impacts of climate change and the Ukrainian war on the agricultural and food security sectors in Egypt, FAO-Egypt on its official Twitter account on Sunday.
The minister's statements came during his meeting with Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Petteri Taalas.
The conference is attended by the representatives of relevant United Nations organizations and governmental institutions, as well as the private sector and civil society.
In addition to this, Egypt’s Ministry of Environment has delivered 276 waste containers to the Ministry of education to distribute them to schools in Tanta city of Gharbyia governorate, Egypt’s Delta.
International Cooperation Minister Rania Al-Mashat said the world's endeavors to achieve sustainable development by 2030 are not separated from hopes to enhance climate action, turn into a green economy and reduce emissions.
A total of 69 kilometers in five coastal governorates will be protected against climate change, undersecretary of the Ministry of Irrigation said Wednesday.
The dry port of 6 October City is one of the newest examples of sustainable transportation in the MENA region
As Egypt prepares to host COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh this year, the Ministry of Environment seeks partnerships with various parties to push national efforts in terms of sustainable development and climate change.
The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority, headed by Dr. Amr El-Hajj, announced that the agricultural research scientists in the authority have started harvesting the production of new strain of genetically-modified wheat at the authority's site in Inshas city, Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate.