CAIRO, 16 August 2022 (WAM) — Sammy Shoukry, Egypt’s foreign minister and nominated president of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), announced on Tuesday that developing countries, including island states, He stressed the importance of providing and enabling climate finance. To deliver on our climate commitments.

In a speech at the inauguration of the Caribbean Regional Conference on Climate Change held in the Bahamas via videoconference, Shoukry said that developing countries, including island nations, are least likely to be affected by climate change. said to be most affected by to emissions.

According to Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Hafez, Shukry considered Egypt’s vision for COP27 and the most important topics on the conference agenda.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs said Egypt’s vision to host COP27 highlights the importance of moving from commitments to real implementation on the ground and mobilizing the necessary support to tackle global climate change. and noted the importance of providing climate finance as a key driver of climate action. on all levels.

With less than 90 days left until the start of COP27, Egypt recently announced a schedule of events on the official COP27 website.

COP27 will be held from November 7th to 17th. The event will be held at the Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Center (SHICC), one of his largest and most innovative conference centers in the Middle East and Africa. The complex has a range of flexible conference and exhibition halls that form the Blue Zone of COP27.

According to its official website, the incoming COP27 Presidency of Egypt has identified a set of topics focused on enhancing implementation and raising ambition on a range of issues related to climate change.

WAM/Tariq Alphaham

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