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Executive regulations for Egypt’s new waste management law will be drawn up within six months, says Yasmine Fouad
Projects are selected according to specific environmental criteria
High-level meeting touches upon presidential initiative to integrate three Rio agreements
Ongoing monitoring has shown improvements in air quality in Cairo and Delta governorates
Egypt faces annual black clouds and smoke pollution following rice harvest season, says Yasmine Fouad
Ministry of Environment launched “Eco Egypt” campaign to promote protected areas in cooperation with Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of State for Information
Fouad participates in WEF’s 4th Sustainable Development Impact Summit
The campaign comes in cooperation with the Ministries of Tourism and Information
COVID-19 is opportunity to see how we can implement sustainability mechanisms and change the way we work, said Yasmine Fouad
On Friday evening storm Ianos reached central Greece with rivers overflowing and the fire brigade intervening to transfer dozens of people stranded
Campaign implemented in cooperation with Ministries of Tourism and Information
Egypt is one of initiative’s main supporters, says Ambassador Homer Mavrommatis
Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad stresses importance of integrating environmental standards in national policies
Fouad stressed need for setting green standards as part of Egypt’s investment plan
New legislation to identify responsibilities of waste management stakeholders
Ammonium nitrate is important substance in agricultural fertiliser manufacturing
Egypt faces ‘black clouds season’ every year due to open burning of rice straw
Environment Ministry, NREA coordinated in on-demand shutdown at wind farms during migration season
Red Sea clean-up campaign resulted in removal of about four tonnes of waste
Fouad stresses need to support national capacity building, finance for nationally developed plans
Initiative aims to clean marine areas, photograph sites for media promotion
During her speech, Fouad renewed the call to combat climate change and other forms of negative environmental change, whilst also conserving resources and energy sources.
Greater Cairo removed about 48% of total waste
Environment Ministry coordinates with other concerned ministries to ensure safe disposal of medical waste
Meeting, which is taking place online, addressed environmental, social and economic impacts of coronavirus
Discussions focused on strengthening social protections and protecting fragile communities
The Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast and Nile Delta regions in Egypt Project (ECCADP) was also discussed during the meeting, as well as expanding constructing renewable energy projects.
During the meeting, Fouad confirmed that support will be given to the private sector to provide environmental services and contribute to solving environmental issues. She added that Egypt’s environment sector aims at supporting any investments in the field.
Results show ancient connection between River Nile and the region
Orange Egypt ,the fastest network in Egypt, announced its participation in a multi-purpose environmental campaign to remove plastic and organic waste from the Nile river in cooperation with the Youth Loves Egypt Foundation.