CAIRO – 23 June 2022: Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired on Thursday the meeting of the supreme committee concerned with hosting the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November in Sharm El-Sheikh city. The meeting, attended by a large number of ministers and officials, reviewed preparations for hosting the conference, according to a statement by the Cabinet. Ministers of environment, youth and sports, and finance also reviewed preparations and proposals for the conference. Bonn climate meetingDuring the Bonn meeting earlier this month, Shoukry, the COP27 president-designate, and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Patricia Espinosa Cantellano signed the Host Country Agreement for COP27. During his presence in Bonn, Shoukry referred to Egypt’s keenness to put the African climate change concerns at the forefront of the topics the session will address.
Source: Egypt Today June 23, 2022 20:09 UTC