Financing sustainable development in Egypt

Financing sustainable development in Egypt

Virtual roundtable   Virtual   
  Thu 12 May 2022 14:00 - 15:00

Egypt has embarked on a sustainable development strategy, spearheading the integration of sustainable finance and development in the Arab region. The Financing Sustainable Development report outlines the impact of climate change on various development and economic sectors and sets out a framework for integrating the United Nations sustainable development goals. This roundtable will discuss Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030, which prioritises the transition to a green economy and the role Egypt can play with COP27 on the horizon.

Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, Executive Director, International Monetary Fund, United Nations Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Development Agenda, Climate Action Champion at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27)
Dr.Hala Helmy El-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development

14:00-15:00 (London)
09:00-10:00 (New York)
16:00-17:00 (Egypt)

This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.

This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Sustainable Policy Institute. The SPI is a high level community which brings together central banks, sovereign funds, public pension funds, and their counterparts in asset management, banking and professional services to explore policy, regulatory and investment challenges posed by environmental, social and governance themes. See more information on OMFIF’s SPI here.

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