Mostakbal Watan Party organises conference on climate change

Daily News Egypt
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The Cairo Secretariat of the Mostakbal Watan Party organised, on Sunday evening, a conference on climate change, in the presence of representatives of Badr University in Cairo (BUC).

The conference dealt with the impact of climate change on health, tourism, agriculture, industry, green economy, and sustainable development.

The closing session crystallised the conference’s recommendations to mitigate risks of climate change and proposed solutions.

The conference was attended by Senate Speaker Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ala El-Din Fawad, Secretary-General of Mostakbal Watan Party Ashraf Rashad, Vice President of the party Ahmed Abdel-Gawad, and Head of the Board of Trustees Hassan Al-Qala.

A group of academics, experts, specialists, a large number of party members, youth, and those interested in climate issues, attended the conference.

Undersecretary of the economic affairs committee in the Egyptian House of Representatives Mohamed Soliman presented the recommendations in various fields, most notably, providing adequate financial support to scientific research in the fields of sustainable development to reduce the Earth’s temperature, in addition to introducing environment education in basic and university education.

Other recommendations include: reducing the cost of financing green industrial projects, expanding lending to projects that take into account the environmental dimension, granting their products the privileges of trading within the Egyptian market, and upholding the concepts of green hospitals, health promotion, and the environmental code in the medical accreditation of health institutions.

Using advanced agricultural systems to reduce desertification rates, circulating a map of diseases associated with climate changes, and creating a common platform for climate scientists to exchange data and information on climate changes. Supporting projects aimed at protecting coastal areas, resorts, beaches and natural reserves and preserving desert systems to implement them to achieve the concept of sustainable development, setting mechanisms and procedures aimed at protecting Egyptian monuments from the negative effects of climate change on our global cultural heritage.

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