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Under the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2023-2027), this business case highlights UN Women Egypt Country Office (ECO) on-going contributions and emerging partnerships to accelerate Egypt’s climate action by increasing the access of a diverse range of women to decent employment in agriculture, renewable energy, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)- related sectors.
On the Gender Day at the Twenty-seventh session of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27), the Government of Egypt, as COP27 Presidency, launched the African Women’s Climate Adaptive Priorities (AWCAP) initiative. This initiative aims at driving change by increasing decent work and leadership for women in green sectors, increasing women’s representation in STEM fields, and leveraging increased national investments for women-led green businesses.