Minister of the Environment, Yasmine Fuad, COP27 Ministerial Coordinator and Special Envoy, joined her Tunisian counterpart Leila El-Madaoui in the areas of environmental protection, combating climate change and tackling biological problems. Signed an enforcement program to strengthen cooperation between the two parties. deterioration.
This was done on the occasion of COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, signed in 1999 and under the first signed enforcement programme, in the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries in the field of technical cooperation and environmental protection. Done. On September 8, 2015, from 2018 he was extended to 2020.
The parties agreed to sign a second Enforcement Program for 2023-2024 to continue cooperation in areas of common interest in the field of environmental protection.
Mr Fouad said the program aims to support and implement environmental programs and activities in the areas of project environmental assessment, studies of adverse impacts on industrial projects, integrated coastal management, conservation of the marine environment, planning and management. , emphasized the exchange of experiences between the two countries. Crises and disasters caused by oil pollution and protection of the marine environment.
Sound management of hazardous and solid waste, organic waste and biofuel production, ways to promote sustainable production and consumption, integrated management of nature reserves and biodiversity, integrated management of air quality and It also includes pollutant monitoring and integrated water management. quality.
The program includes: limiting the impacts of climate change; a path towards a green and circular economy; environmental legislation; training; awareness and environmental education; It also includes the coordination of positions between countries and environmental protection. Indicators and indicators of sustainable development, and tourism.
Fouad will form a committee between the two parties to follow up on the implementation of the implementation programme, to overcome any obstacles that may be faced and to revitalize areas of cooperation with a view to exchanging experiences and reviewing strategies. agreed. The policy in this regard is divided into three stages.