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Egypt raises security implications of climate change at COP27

As Egypt hosts the UN climate conference COP27, Cairo is focusing particularly on the harm climate change could do to local and international peace and security.
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CAIRO — Egypt is planning to launch an initiative called “Climate Responses and Sustaining Peace” Nov. 12 during the UN climate summit COP27 in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

The initiative consists of a series of programs to address the security dimensions of climate change and potential risks that may undermine efforts to achieve peace and social stability.

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