Middle East is at the forefront of countries vulnerable to climate change: (NHRC)

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Egypt’s President of the National Council for Human Rights Moshira Khattab reviewed the situation of the Arab countries and the Middle East region, while representing the council

during her participation in the work at the international conference on “Climate Changes and Human Rights” held in the Qatari capital, Doha.

She said that the Middle East is at the forefront of countries vulnerable to the repercussions of climate change, stressing the importance of regional and international cooperation to address these challenges.

She emphasized that Egypt is open to exchanging experiences and transferring its successful experience in hosting the Sharm El-Sheikh Summit to the UAE, which will host the 28th Climate Summit by the end of 2023, stressing the importance of building on the achievements made in Sharm El-Sheikh.

According to a statement by the Council on Saturday, “Khattab” presented Egypt’s experience in hosting the Cop27 climate summit, and discussed the side event organized by the National Council for Human Rights, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Committee on Child Rights in Geneva, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, as well as the repercussions of the climate on the rights of millions of children around the world, particularly in Africa.

The President of the National Council for Human Rights offered condolences to Turkey and Syria for the victims of the devastating earthquake, calling for more international solidarity, setting aside politics, and providing support to the peoples of the two countries in the face of the worst natural disaster affecting people in the affected countries, and joining together to support Turkey and Syria to overcome the repercussions of the disaster.

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