Minister Fouad Partakes in Three Basins Summit

Last Friday, Egypt’s Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, traveled to the Congolese capital, Brazzaville, to attend the Three Basins of Biodiversity Ecosystems and Tropical Forests Summit, representing Egypt on behalf of Egyptian President Abel Fattah El-Sisi. The Summit took place from October 26 to 28 and brought together heads of state, official delegations, government […]

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, […]

“Africa Grows Green Awards” Launched By Egypt’s Environment Ministry And ISTIDAMA

The Ministry of Environment in Egypt and the Association for the Sustainable Quality of Living (ISTIDAMA) have partnered to launch the second edition of the “Africa Grows Green Awards” during COP28 in Dubai, UAE.  During the signing ceremony, Aly Abu Senna, Chair of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, represented the government while Reem Abd EL […]

Environment Ministry Prioritizes Creating Promising Investment Opportunities in Waste Sector

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, Yasmine Fouad, confirmed yesterday that her ministry strongly seeks to create more promising investment opportunities in the waste management sector in partnership with the private sector, civil society, and entrepreneurs. Her remarks came while reviewing a report on the most recent advancements in the ministry’s role in implementing the municipal solid […]

Yasmine Fouad Probes Means to Back Touristic Activities in Fayoum’s Nature Reserves

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad and Fayoum Governor Ahmed El Ansary had a videoconference meeting with an investor in a nature reserve in the governorate. The meeting took place on Saturday, March 4, to discuss means to support ecotourism activities in Fayoum’s nature reserves under the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to back this […]

Minister Fouad Demands Support to Implement Nature-based Solutions Initiative

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad has stressed that the initiative of nature-based solutions is a real framework for addressing the inextricably intertwined global crises of biodiversity loss and climate change. The minister made her remarks on Tuesday, March 7, when she chaired, along with Steffi Lemke, German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety, […]

Egypt Demands a Global Biodiversity Fund at COP15

Egypt’s Minister of Environment, Yasmine Fouad stressed in her remarks the necessity to establish a new global fund for biodiversity. This came in the ministry’s statement on Saturday, during the (COP15) held in Montreal, Canada from December 7 to 19. According to Fouad, a biodiversity fund will contribute to providing equal financial support, and access […]