Recent Events

50th CCT Celebration: Innovations in Climate Change

Over the past six years, the Cairo Climate Talks have brought together Egyptian and German
experts as well as an engaged audience to discuss climate, energy and environment related
topics of relevance for Egypt and the region. They have spread awareness, created links and
synergies and inspired people from different fields to integrate their efforts with regards to
climate change mitigation and adaptation measures.

At the beginning of the celebration of the 50 the edition of the Cairo Climate Talks, the floor was
given to H.E. Julius Georg Luy, the...

Climate Theater and Playback Performance

Climate Action Theater and Playback Performance

3/12/2017, DAAD premises, Zamalek, Cairo

On 3 December 2017 the German Embassy organized the final Cairo Climate Talks event of 2017 at the premises of the DAAD and invited the audience to experience a unique interactive mode of climate and playback theatre performed by talented theatre troupe Khoyout.

The event was opened by Mr. Simon Brombeiss, head of the Cultural and Educational Section at the German Embassy. In his opening remarks, Mr. Brombeiss highlighted the importance of local communities and their role in...

Climate Change and Public Health

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the worldwide number of deaths caused by climate change is rapidly increasing, whether indirectly through diseases like malaria, diarrhea, malnutrition and respiratory diseases, or directly through extreme weather conditions like droughts, heat waves and floods. In Egypt, with its almost 100 million citizens, threats posed by extreme weather conditions are already a reality. In 2015, the Egyptian Ministry of Health registered more than 100 deaths due to extreme summer heat waves. In that same year, news reported that 11 citizens had lost...