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Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat meets with the Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs

Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, met with Ms. Helene Budliger Artieda, State Secretary for Economic Affairs of Switzerland, as part of the annual meetings of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Sharm El-Sheikh, during her visit to Egypt.

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During the 2023 Annual Meetings of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Sharm El-Sheikh: Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Meets with the Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China to Discuss Cooperation in Providing Concessional Development Financing to Advance Development Efforts

Within the activities of the 2023 Annual Meetings of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held in Sharm El-Sheikh, H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, met with Dr. Zhang Wencai, Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China, in the presence of Ambassador Abu Bakr Mahmoud, Advisor to the Minister of International Cooperation for Asian Affairs, and Dr. Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Head of the Cooperation Sector with the United Nations, Multilateral International Financial Institutions, and officials from the Chinese side. The meeting included discussions on joint cooperation in light of the development of Egyptian-Chinese relations and strengthening joint efforts to advance sustainable development and stimulate concessional development financing.

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Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Participates in “Nature as Infrastructure” Discussion at the 2023 AIIB Annual Meetings in Sharm El-Sheikh

The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat participated in a discussion session titled “Nature as Infrastructure” within the 2023 Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) annual meetings in Sharm El-Sheikh with the AIIB’s Chief Economist, Dr. Eric Berglof, Senior Climate Change and Biodiversity Advisor UNDCO Aban Marker Kabraji, Executive Director of Nature Finance, Dr. Simon Zadek, and the session was moderated by Co-founder and CEO of Verityv Analytics, Dr. Samah El-Shahat.

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H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Meets with CIDCA within the AIIB’s Annual Meetings in Sharm El Sheikh

In continuation of H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat’s meetings with multilateral and bilateral development partners during the annual meetings of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Sharm El-Sheikh, the Minister of International Cooperation, held a meeting with the Chinese International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA) Head of the Global Development Promotion Center Tang Ying, and the agency’s work team. That was in the presence of Ambassador Abu Bakr Mahmoud, Advisor to the Minister of International Cooperation for Asian Affairs, and Dr. Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Head of the Cooperation Sector with the United Nations, Multilateral International Financial Institutions, and officials from the Chinese side. The meeting witnessed a discussion of enhancing joint cooperation in making soft development financing available to support development efforts, and following up on the results of the Minister’s visit to Beijing, last July.

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Coinciding with the Launch of the AIIB’s Annual Meetings in Sharm El Sheikh, The Ministry of International Cooperation Reviews the Development Cooperation Portfolio with the Bank

Coinciding with the launch of the annual meetings of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Sharm El-Sheikh, under the patronage of H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ministry of International Cooperation reviews the details of the development cooperation portfolio ongoing with the bank since Egypt officially joined its membership in 2016, as it is one of the specialized multilateral international development banks in financing and investing in sustainable infrastructure projects and stimulating green and smart investments that enhance regional connectivity.

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The Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Delivers Egypt’s Speech at the Business Roundtable of the Board of Governors During the 2023 AIIB Annual Meetings in Sharm El-Sheikh

The Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, delivers Egypt’s speech at the round table of the board of governors during the activities of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) annual meetings which is being held in Sharm El-Sheikh and for the first time in Africa. The meetings are held under the patronage of H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, where the Al-Mashat delivered her speech under the title “Meeting the Needs of Members – The Role of Multilateral Development Banks in Scaling Up Finance and AIIB’s Response.”

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Organized by Germany and Peru in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme: Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Delivers Opening Speech at High-level Conference on “Building the Economies of the Future: The Power of Investing in NDCs and LTS to Deliver the Paris Agreement and the SDGs”

The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat delivered the opening speech at the high-level conference organized by Germany and Peru in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on “Building the Economies of the Future: The Power of Investing in NDCs and LTS to Deliver the Paris Agreement and the SDGs”.

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During the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Meets with the Director of the United Nations Development Program and the Minister of State in the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.

During the activities of UNGA78 in New York, Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, held two meetings with the Minister of State in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Jochen Flasbarth, and the Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Achim Steiner, in an effort to strengthen joint relations with multilateral and bilateral development partners and following up on development cooperation programs being implemented.

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As a Follow-up on the Implementation of the Initiatives Intended to Accelerate the Transition to Renewable Energy, Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Participates in the 2nd Meeting of the Global Leadership Council of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet in New York.

The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat participated in the 2nd Meeting of the Global Leadership Council (GLC) of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) within the activities of the meetings of the UNGA78 in New York, to follow up on the initiatives launched to stimulate the transition to green transformation and renewable energy.

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Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Participates in the 10th Anniversary of the Women Political Leaders During the 78th UN General Assembly

During the activities of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, participated in the 10th anniversary of the Women Political Leaders.

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In a Session Organized by the Ministry of International Cooperation, International fund for Agricultural Development & Duke University: Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Chairs 1st Advisory Committee Meeting on Monetizing Resilience Benefits During UNGA78

The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat chaired the first meeting of the Advisory Committee for the Resilience Credit Evaluation Initiative, which was organized by the Ministry of International Cooperation, in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Duke University.

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Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Delivers Egypt’s speech at the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development at the United Nations 78th General Assembly

The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat delivered the speech of the Arab Republic of Egypt at the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, with the aim of discussing reform of the global financial architecture and strengthening the call for increasing climate financing for developing countries.

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H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation Meets Mr. Ajay Banga, President of the World Bank Group During the 78th UNGA

As part of H.E.’s ongoing meetings within the activities of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation and Governor of Egypt at the World Bank Group, met with Mr. Ajay Banga, President of the World Bank Group, who assumed his position this year.

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Within the 78th UN General Assembly Meetings: Minister of International Cooperation Holds Discussions with the World Food Program, Citibank & Silatech

During the participation of H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, in the 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York, H.E. met with Carl Skau, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the World Food Program (WFP); Jay Collins, Vice Chairman of Citibank, and Hassan Al-Mulla, CEO of Silatech, in light of the Ministry’s efforts to strengthen joint relations with development partners and regional and international organizations to support the country’s development vision.

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In the Presence of the International Monetary Fund Director, World Bank Group President, GFANZ President & COP28 President: The Minister of International Cooperation H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat Participates in High-level Session organized by the GFANZ, in cooperation with the IMF & World Bank, during the 78th UNGA on Mobilizing Private Investments for EMDCs

During the United Nations 78th session of the General Assembly (UNGA) meetings in New York, to strengthen relations with multilateral and bilateral development partners, Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, participated in a high-level discussion session on “Private Capital Mobilizations in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies”, organized by the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and COP28.

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