Environmental Journalism Workshop: Before COP is after COP


SEP 24th

At DAAD Regional Office Cairo

On the 24th of September 2023, Cairo Climate Talks held a workshop for Egyptian journalists working in the field of environment. The workshop took place at the headquarters of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Cairo. It gathered speakers from Germany and Egypt in the fields of policy making, journalsim, civil society to prepare the journalists for COP28 and discuss  the top trending topics in climate change such as loss and damage, biodiversity. The workshop was held in both english and arabic with immediate translation to ensure accessibility of information. 


Mr. Marius Hasenheit

environmental consultant, freelance journalist, and editor of the German magazine Transform

Dr. Mahmoud Bakr

Chief of Environmental Department at Al - Ahram Weekly, Al Ahram Newspaper

Mr. Hussein Abaza

Director Centre for Sustainable Development Solutions

Ms. Haneen Shaheen

Climate Action Network Arab World

Mr. Amr Seleem

Board Member, Youthinkgreen Egypt

After the workshop, Ambassador Frank Hartmann honored the journalists who won the Cairo Climate Talks Journalism Awards for the year 2023. 

Online Journalism Award goes to Mrs. Alyaa Abo Shahba & Mr. Mohamed Abo Leila for their piece about hunting across Egypt:https://shorturl.at/fnvH3

TV and Video award goes to Mr. Menam Sami for his piece about Fishermen:https://lnkd.in/dCDTmkj8

Print Journalism goes to Mrs. Nermine Kotb for her piece about carbon markets: https://lnkd.in/dPFqvGiN

Audio/Radio goes to Mrs. Saadia Hussein for her Noman and Denga Cartoon show on Sout El Arab Radio

This year we received more than 127 entries for the award- the highest rate of entries to date. Thank you so much for all your submissions. We are very happy with all the work we have seen and good luck next year!

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