This year’s ACW, to be held from August 29 to September 2, is a crucial stop on the road to COP27, which Egypt will host in November in Sharm el-Sheikh, according to the United Nations Framework Convention website. United Nations on Climate Change (UNFCCC). .
ACW will engage and empower stakeholders to drive climate action in countries, communities and economies. The UNFCCC says the ACW is a platform for collaboration to explore resilience to climate risks, the transition to a low-emissions economy, and partnerships to solve pressing challenges.
The event, which will be hosted by the Gabonese government, is organized by the UNFCCC in collaboration with global partners from the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Program and the World Bank Group. Partners in the region include the African Union, African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and UN Gabon.
ACW is the last regional climate week organized by the UNFCCC after the Middle East and North Africa Climate Week in March in Dubai and Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week in July in Santo Domingo.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said Shoukry would also meet with a number of senior Gabonese officials to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation and coordination between Egypt and Gabon in various fields, as well as only to exchange visions and points of view on various issues of common interest. rising on the continental and international stages.