Government launches climate change initiative for students

Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar launched the ‘Climate Pioneers Initiative’ on Saturday 26 February to spread awareness on climate change among university students, reports Daily News Egypt.

In a statement, the environment ministry explained that the initiative comes in cooperation with the Centre of Excellence for Research and Applied Studies of Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the National Research Centre.

Fouad stressed the importance of cooperation with the higher education ministry to qualify university students to understand climate change issues, noting that this programme comes within the framework of Egypt’s hosting of the UN’s Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP 27) in November.
Full report on the Daily News Egypt site