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Minister of Environment calls for solutions to fight pollution of seas and oceans – Society – Egypt

From (RL) Kenyan Ambassador to Cairo Joff Otieno, Egyptian Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad, Portuguese Ambassador Manuela Franco and United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova participating in the virtual dialogue session held at Lisbon on Tuesday May 31, 2022. Photo courtesy of the Ministry’s Environment Facebook page.

The Minister’s remarks were made during her participation in a virtual dialogue session held in Lisbon under the title “The Road to UN Ocean Conference 2022”. The session is planned to address the means of management, maintenance and protection of coastal environments.

United Nations Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova, Kenyan Ambassador to Cairo Joff Otieno as well as a large number of environmental experts attended the session.

Addressing the session, Fouad reviewed the main events on biodiversity and nature that will be held on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) to be hosted by Egypt in November.

She said COP27 will include a conference that will explore best practices for protecting the ecological system and maintaining biodiversity, as well as ways to protect the seas and oceans from the impact of human practices and activities.

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