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Egypt represents Africa in COP27

Cairo insists it will speak for African countries during the COP27, which it will host in November.
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs and upcoming COP27 Chairman Sameh Shoukry (L) and Mexico's Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, current executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, hold a press conference after the May Ministerial - World Climate Leaders Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 13, 2022.

CAIRO — Egypt is planning a meeting for African leaders in September ahead of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (COP27), which it will host in Sharm el-Sheikh in November.

The African ministers of finance, economy, development and environment will meet in Cairo Sept. 7 to formulate a unified African vision on financing issues and programs to confront climate change to ensure sustainable growth, the Egyptian Ministry of Finance said in a statement released July 14.

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