CAIRO, EGYPT – Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said that protecting migratory birds and biodiversity is one of the global and regional environmental challenges that her country is keen to address during the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP27).
This came during her speech at the opening of the regional conference organized by Birdlife International in cooperation with the Migratory Soaring Birds Project of the Ministry of Environment under the title “Safe Flyways: Conference on Energy and Birds” from October 8-10 2022.
The conference aims to document mutual understanding between the energy sector and nature conservation organizations along the African-Eurasian migration path.
The aim is to strengthen relationship, understanding and partnership between nature conservation, especially birds and energy infrastructure, particularly along the migration path.
Fouad called on the attendees to create global momentum on the importance of protecting the environment and biological diversity from the effects of climate change during COP27 in Egypt and COP28 in the United Arab Emirates.