Finance min.: Eased customs clearance, tax return to participants in climate summit

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 04:41 GMT

The committee should group senior officials of the customs and tax authorities, the Finance Ministry said in a statement Sunday.

Egypt’s COP27 presidency keen to coordinate with AOSIS to achieve desired results on loss, damage issue: FM

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 10:45 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made in a meeting with the AOSIS on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York within the framework of communications with all parties and blocs concerned with global climate action, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

COP27 conf. to yield positive results under Sisi's leadership: Chinese FM

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 05:43 GMT

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) will undoubtedly yield positive results under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, affirmed Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

PPPs can contribute effectively in achieving green economic, social development in Africa: Mohieldin

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:11 GMT

Mohieldin said that despite the fact that only 3 percent of Africa contributes to global warming, the continent's people and economies are suffering from climate change may double this rate.

Africa counting on Egypt’s COP27 presidency to advance continent’s climate interests: AU commissioner

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 02:28 GMT

Sacko’s remarks came in a meeting with Ambassador Mohamed Gad, Egypt’s ambassador to Addis Ababa and permanent representative to the AU, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

COP27 to address African concerns on climate, fair transition to green economy: Egypt’s FM

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Shoukry, also president-designate of COP27, made the remarks during the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) in New York on Wednesday held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Climate change remains most dangerous existential threat facing the world: Sisi

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:19 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said that politics, food, and energy crisis are affecting all parts of the world and considered to be global challenges nowadays. He also noted that climate change remains the most dangerous existential challenge that face the world.

FM Shoukry urges EU support to Egypt to ease impacts of global food crisis

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:30 GMT

Shoukry made the remarks in a meeting on Wednesday with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Private sector should back developing states in adopting ecofriendly economic models: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:47 GMT

Shoukry made the remarks in an event for the US Chamber on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York held to discuss enhancing the partnership between governments and the private sector in facing climate change.

COP27 to witness many projects that can be financed, implemented: Mahmoud Mohieldin

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:19 GMT

This came during Mohieldin's speech at the Marrakesh Partnership meeting within the framework of New York Climate Week activities , where he stressed the need to enhance understanding and economic cooperation between different countries.

NWFE Program reflects Egypt's objectives of COP27: Al-Mashat

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 03:42 GMT

Al-Mashat elaborated that the main objective is to move from pledges to implementation; accelerating climate action, mobilizing development financing and private sector investments, and providing technical support in the priority sectors of water, food, and energy.

Egyptian, Dutch FMs discuss boosting green transformation investments, Ukraine crisis

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 07:02 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed to his Dutch counterpart, Wopke Hoekstra, pumping further investments into the Egyptian market especially in the field of green transformation.

Egypt’s NCHR refutes HRW report, says NGO’s participation at COP27 expanded

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights has refuted a report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) claiming that Egypt has undermined environmental NGOs willing to partake in the Climate Change Conference of the UN (COP27), which the country will host in November.

Egypt organizes event in Geneva in preparation to COP27

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 02:41 GMT

The Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations in Geneva had organized an event on the sidelines of the 51st regular session of the Human Rights Council (OHCHR) to prepare for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27)

Egypt's FM urges strengthening collective action to face climate change

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 04:43 GMT

Shoukry reviewed Egypt's preparations for hosting the COP27 in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh in November and its vision for the key issues to be raised in the upcoming climate summit, notably adapting to climate change and mitigating its repercussions, as well as working to rally climate finance.

Leading US tech company IBM announced Egypt-hosted COP27 technology partner

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 11:22 GMT

Leading US technology company IBM has become a technology partner to the Climate Change Conference (COP27) set to be held in Egypt in November as per an MoU signed with Assistant Foreign Minister Ashraf Ibrahim on Wednesday.

Egypt’s FM’s Spokesperson describes HRW report on COP27 as “misleading”

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 04:04 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid described the latest HRW report on the participation of environmental groups in COP27 as “misleading”.


Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 12:33 GMT

In fact, Ecomondo, together with the other partners in the initiative, will be at COP27 to foster networking and business events between the main players in the sector, thus facilitating climate negotiations.

Egypt’s FM, Singapore’s senior min. discuss means of providing funding to developing states for climate goals

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 11:11 GMT

In this regard, Shoukry, also president-designate of COP27, and Hean during their Cairo meeting discussed coordinating priorities and providing funding and technology to the developing countries to achieve the goals of global climate action, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

Sharm El-Sheikh prepares to host COP27... high-speed internet, eco-friendly energy and 5,000 meters for halls

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Egypt’s officials have been making all efforts to prepare Sharm el-Sheikh city to host the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) next November.