Intense meetings of the Minister of International Cooperation within the meetings of the United Nations General Assembly

Al-Mashat holds two meetings with the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for African Affairs

• The Minister of International Cooperation reviews the results of the Egypt Forum for International Cooperation and Development Finance and the axes of the national platform for green projects, the “Noufy” program

• Egypt-ICF reflects Egypt’s keenness to support development efforts and climate action in the continent of Africa and coordinate visions ahead of the COP27 climate conference

Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, continued her meetings with representatives of development partners and international organizations, within the activities of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where she met the Minister of International Cooperation, Damilola Ogunby, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Sustainable Energy for All, as well as Christina Duarte, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on African Affairs.

During the meeting, the Minister of International Cooperation highlighted the results of the Egypt-ICF Forum, which was held in its second edition under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, with the participation of African Ministers of Economy, Finance and Environment, pointing out that the forum succeeded in drawing the attention of the international community to The needs of the African continent to transition to a green economy and promote climate action, and stress the need for the international community to move from the stage of pledges to the stage of implementation to meet financial commitments to finance climate ambition in developing countries and emerging economies.

The Minister of International Cooperation stressed that the holding of the Egypt Forum for International Cooperation and Development Finance reflects the Egyptian state’s commitment to advancing the climate action agenda in the continent of Africa through international partnerships, and stimulating mechanisms to achieve sustainable development.

Al-Mashat reviewed the axes of the national platform for green projects, the “Noufy” program, which was launched in the context of Egypt’s preparations to chair and host the COP27 climate conference, and includes projects in the water, food and energy sectors, within the framework of close interdependence and the priority of the three sectors, to enhance adaptation efforts and mitigate the repercussions of Climate change, referring to the projects included in the energy axis within the program, with the aim of expanding new and renewable energy, and building on the pioneering projects that have been achieved before, led by the Benban solar power plant, which is one of the largest stations in the region and the world.

She pointed out that Egypt is currently working on completing the preparation of the strategic framework for the partnership for sustainable development between Egypt and the United Nations 2023-2027, which aims to support the priorities and efforts of the Egyptian government to achieve economic and social development based on the development efforts achieved in the partnership strategic framework for the period. From 2018-2022, the new framework will work to achieve 5 main goals: promoting investment in human capital, achieving comprehensive development, environmental sustainability, transparency and governance, and empowering women, as these five priorities reflect the achievement of development and building a better future.

Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, is participating in the meetings of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which is being held in New York, under the slogan “Solutions through Solidarity, Sustainability and Science”, amid unprecedented global repercussions due to the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, and the economic effects of the Corona pandemic, where she discusses The meetings dealt with a number of important issues that concern the international community, on top of which are food insecurity, the energy price crisis, and global supply chain disruptions.

It is worth noting that the Ministry of International Cooperation, in cooperation with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Environment, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, organized the Egypt-ICF2022 Forum, in its second edition, and the meeting of African Ministers of Economy, Finance and Environment, under the auspices and presence of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. , where it witnessed a high-level international and regional presence from United Nations organizations, heads of international financial institutions, and the private sector. With the participation of more than 23 African governments, about 20 discussion sessions, workshops and round tables were held on unifying messages and visions, to mobilize the efforts of the international community to support the climate agenda in the continent of Africa, and to prepare for the “Finance Day”.


Meeting with the Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on African Affairs

Meeting with the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy
Meeting with the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy

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