07 December 2022 02:36 AM

GEM wins best Green Building Award

Wednesday، 14 September 2022 - 03:12 PM

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) won on Tuesday 13/9/2022 the Green Building Award (GBA).

The recognition came during the “Environment & Development Forum (EDF) 2022: The Road to Sharm El Sheikh Climate Change COP27”, held in Cairo between Sept 11-13 under the patronage of the Arab League (AL).
The award aims to recognize building-related projects and organizations with outstanding performance and contributions to sustainable built environment while advocating wider adoption of green building practices throughout a building’s life-cycle.
Major General Atef Moftah, GEM General Supervisor was handed over the token.
In his word before the gathering, Moftah reviewed the museum's strategy to incorporate sustainable development socio-economic and environmental dimensions to render the GEM an eco-friendly museum.
The EDF kicked off on Sunday under the sponsorship of the Foreign Ministry.
The forum was also held in cooperation with the Environment Ministry and with the participation of senior officials and experts representing 30 countries.
It discussed the top key items on most countries’ agendas, including food and water security, clean and renewable energy, sustainable development, ecological conservation and protection, emissions control and sustainable transport.
GEM is an archaeological museum under construction in Giza, Egypt.

MENA


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