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This came during the activities of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27), which is being held in Sharm El-Sheikh till 18 November.
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The announcement came in the presence of Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment; Reem Abd El Meguid, Co-Founder of Istidama; and Emad Hefny, CEO of Seeders Capital, as partner and jury member.
Initiative comes in partnership with World Meteorological Organization
During a press conference at COP27, he added that the second week will witness more push to fulfill the commitments of the Paris Agreement, and come up with an implementation mechanism for the Climate Conference in Glasgow, to implement it during 2024.
Minister Shoukry expressed Egypt’s appreciation for hosting the ministerial roundtable during COP27, which is considered the first on this topic, as stipulated in the Glasgow Climate Charter issued by the 26th Climate Conference last year.
The seventh day of COP27 discussed adaptation as one of the most pressing topics for the whole world, and places food security at the heart of this challenge, and how all partners from governments, the private sector, UN agencies, development banks, civil society and entrepreneurs work in an integrated manner towards this goal.
Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman on Sunday said the world at the global forum of UN Climate COP-27 had a spirit of unity, collaboration and cooperation but there was lack of action hindering the way to a climate resilient future. In her keynote address at the Parliamentary Meeting at the 27th United …
Senator Rehman also spoke at a panel discussion titled ‘The Broken Bargain between the North and the South’ at the Pakistan Pavilion at COP27
In a press conference on the sidelines of the 27th UN Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP27) on Friday, she added that the negotiations touched on climate, health, jobs, green energy, and national security related to mass immigration, noting that improving the current situation is a moral responsibility of all active parties in climate action.
The initiative was launched under the Egyptian Presidency of COP27, with the support of the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the African Union (AU).
Biden congratulated Al-Sisi on hosting COP 27, and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to accelerating global efforts to tackle the climate crisis.
The outgoing COP President Alok Sharma formally passed on the Presidency to HE Sameh Shoukry. India appreciates the efforts put in by the UK during their Presidency and wishes that Egypt takes the efforts to combat climate change further with more meaningful outcomes.
According to a joint statement, heads of state and government and representatives of various international institutions and bodies and the private sector participating in the roundtable welcomed the launch of the initiative. Attendees commended all efforts to develop the entire system of green hydrogen around the world.
“There is a race against time now for adapting to the climate crisis, and those with better resources will adapt faster, whereas, for others, it will be delayed. In every country, the vulnerable will be the first to go down, and we are here to serve the reminder that delaying climate justice for the vulnerable …
Hundreds of kindergarten, primary, middle, and secondary school students from all governorates of Egypt will participate in this competition at the local, district, governorate, and regional levels. The final competition will be held on 1 February 2023 in Cairo to determine one winner from each grade.
He stressed that there is a large funding gap for development and climate action in developing and emerging countries estimated at $1.3 trillion until 2025, and this may increase to $2.4 trillion by 2030.
Through an initial US government contribution of $15m the initiative plans to protect the Red Sea’s coral reefs and surrounding coastal ecosystem against the impacts of climate change and human activity; empower local communities to lead on climate action; establish a blended finance mechanism to support businesses in building resilience against climate change, reducing emissions, and creating jobs; and partner with private businesses and other donors to leverage up to $50m in total funding.
To me and my country, including the Group of 77 + China that Pakistan Chairs at this conference, this COP rings an alarm bell for humanity
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On the sidelines of a round table during the activities of COP27, El-Said added that the Climate Conference aims to focus on evaluating the progress made by the world in implementing mechanisms to confront climate change.
The Egyptian Mission stressed that the OHCHR statement deliberately undermines the independence of judiciary and the rule of law as an indispensable cornerstone for the protection and promotion of human rights, and considered the description of a judicial decision as “unfair” and an unacceptable insult.
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Pedro’s remarks came as part of his participation in the ongoing UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) that is being held in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh.
Aboul Gheit made the remarks during a round table organized by Egypt in cooperation with the United Nations as part of the high-level segment of the 27th Climate Summit )COP27) on food security, which was attended by a number of heads of state and international organizations.
During the inaugural high-level event on global climate action, Shoukry stressed the importance of cooperation and the work of parties to find solutions to adapt to climate change in order to achieve the theme of COP27, “Together for implementation.”
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Both parties agreed to sign second executive programme for 2023-2024
“If we don’t take action, we don’t have a planet worth living for,” Scotland asserted in a speech held during the events of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27) on Monday.
“The US appreciates Egypt’s leadership in hosting and organising this year’s COP, and there is no doubt that hosting such a large and important international conference will have positive effects on Egypt and the region in general,” he added.