Participation of the private sector in climate adaptation is critical: Mohieldin

Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda emphasized the crucial role of the private sector in financing and implementing climate adaptation activities. He said that these activities are not only vital for human and environmental well-being but also for the sustainability and […]

Environment Ministry: Egyptian Women Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change

An official in the Ministry of Environment asserted that Egyptian women have played a distinguished role in battling climate change, especially in the climate summit “Cop27” hosted by Egypt at the end of 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh, whether at the logistical or executive level in the various dimensions of the summit, where they demonstrated their […]

Minister Fouad Discusses Climate Financing Requirements with Canadian Counterpart

Yesterday, Minister of the Environment Yasmine Fouad held a video conference meeting with Stephen Guilbault, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change to discuss climate financing. The meeting mainly addressed the latest developments in the joint leadership of the two sides in facilitating negotiations on climate financing.  Fouad talked over climate financing requirements with her […]

ACWA Power Calls for Cooperation to Tackle Climate Change

Saudi-listed ACWA Power, the world’s largest private water desalination company, leader in energy transition, and first mover into green hydrogen, has reiterated the need for strong collaboration between public and private sector players to speed up the transition to clean energy and water generation at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) eighth Annual Meeting in […]

Highlights of Egypt’s Participation in the 15th Session of Climate Week NYC

New York City hosted the 15th edition of Climate Week 2023 from 17 to 24 September under the slogan “We Can, We Will.” As in previous editions, the event is presented as a platform for connection and dissemination, focusing on the fulfillment of climate goals and the need to increase the commitments made by companies, […]

To Combat Climate Change…Egypt is Building Weather Monitoring Stations Along Mediterranean

Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is taking active measures to protect vulnerable low-lying coastal areas in the northern Nile Delta, a region highly prone to flooding due to the rising global sea levels caused by climate change. The ministry is implementing a series of protective images that span a considerable stretch of 69 kilometers and […]

EgSA to Launch MisrSat-2 Satellite to Track Climate Change

According to claims made by Sherif Sedqy, CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA), the Egyptian remote sensing satellite MisrSat-2, or EgyptSat2, is prepared for launch in December 2023. The announcements came during an event hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Egypt on Wednesday with the theme “My Dreams in Space – Connecting Chinese Astronauts […]

Egypt Environment Minister: It is Imperative to Finance Climate Change Adaptation

Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad emphasized the importance of boosting finance for climate change adaptation in her speech at the Africa Climate Summit session last Monday. Held in Kenya and scheduled to take place from 4 to 6 September, the Nairobi meeting brings together leaders from the 54-nation continent to define a shared vision of Africa’s […]