Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad headed to Sharm El-Sheikh, as part of her field tours to follow up on Egypt’s preparations to host the UN climate conference COP27 in November.
Fouad announced the opening of reservations for suites and side events in the Green Zone for those wishing to participate in the conference, including youth, NGOs, and corporate organizations from Egypt and the world, which were set up in the Peace Garden during the climate conference.
This came during the Minister of Environment’s inspection tour of the Green Zone, following up on the arrival and installation of structures and murals for the establishment of exhibitions, registration offices and services in the participating countries during the conference, as well as following up on the infrastructure construction of that region, as well as inspecting the Peace Park.
She also reviewed the development work in the park, the most important of which is raising the efficiency of the park in addition to the halls designated for holding side events during the conference, in addition to setting up a Bedouin tent, restaurants and cafeterias to provide a variety of services for visitors that ensure an environmental experience that mixes scientific and practical benefit and enjoyment of nature.
The Minister of Environment confirmed that the reservation for participation in the Green Zone will be in accordance with regulations and requirements that guarantee honorable representation and present the best success stories and distinctive environmental experiences, which are a realistic model for application that can be replicated and benefited from on a larger scale locally and globally.
Fouad explained that the Green Zone is dedicated to exhibitions and side events, held by the private sector, civil society, youth and various ministries to present success stories, projects, innovations and products related to addressing the effects of climate change, in addition to musical, artistic and exhibition performances to raise awareness of the issue of climate change and its importance to humans.
Moreover, Fouad visited the Zarqa area to inspect the latest developments in the construction work and the extent of developments in it, including the completion of car parks, and to ensure the access of all services to the area.