COP28 Presidency Unveils Steps Supporting Women’s Leadership in Climate Diplomacy

The COP28 Presidency has announced measures to support the representation and participation of women at the UN Climate Change Conference COP28 in UAE. The measures include financial assistance to encourage stronger attendance of women delegates, technical training sessions, and support for an international conference. “Historically, the perspectives and leadership of women have been underrepresented 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, […]

Egypt’s Environment Minister to Co-Chair COP28 Negotiations on Climate Finance

It has been confirmed that Yasmine Fouad, the Minister of Environment in Egypt, will co-chair the negotiations for climate finance and implementation mechanisms at the upcoming 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28. This crucial responsibility will be shared with none other than Steven Guilbeault, Fouad’s Canadian counterpart. This important announcement was […]

Egypt Urges African Efforts to be United Ahead of COP 28

Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad has urged for African efforts and voices to be united at the next UN Climate Conference (COP 28) in Dubai this November. Recently, Yasmine Fouad, the African Minister of Environment, attended the nineteenth session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in Addis Ababa. During the conference, Fouad […]

Rania Al Mashat Participates in Diverse Preparatory Activities for Upcoming COP28 in UAE

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, took part in several activities planned by the United Arab Emirates in the run-up to COP28. She spoke on a panel at the High-Level Meeting on “Finance for Action: Taking Stock and Moving Forward” about “Finance for Action: Taking Stock and Moving Forward”. Furthermore, the minister […]

Foreign Minister Affirms Egypt’s Keenness on Success of COP28

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted Egypt’s keenness on the success of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to reach the aspired results. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid stated that the foreign minister said efforts are underway to put into effect the decisions, recommendations, and resolutions of the COP27, which Egypt hosted last […]

NISGP Coordinator: Egypt has First-Time Database for Smart Green Projects

General Coordinator of the NISGP, Hisham Badr, affirmed that the ministries of planning and economic development and local development will soon hold a meeting, in the presence of provincial governors, to promote the National Initiative for Smart Green Projects (NISGP) in its second phase. In statements on Tuesday, April 25, Badr added the initiative contributed […]

Environment Ministry, UNODC Discuss Cooperation to Implement COP27 Initiatives

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said on Wednesday that the international climate summit, COP27, held in Sharm el Sheikh last year, had raised question marks about the file of waste and its direct relation with climate change. Fouad said during a meeting with Ghada Waly, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), […]