13.3.1 Local education programmes on climate

  • 13.3.1 Local education programmes on climate

At the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), our commitment to Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13) - Climate Action is deeply ingrained in our educational ethos. Recognizing the vital importance of climate education in shaping a sustainable future, we have implemented a diverse array of local education programs and campaigns focusing on climate change. These initiatives, ranging from specialized academic courses to international conferences and community events, are designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of climate change risks, impacts, mitigation strategies, adaptation techniques, impact reduction, and early warning systems.

The following sections highlight key endeavors undertaken by AASTMT in the academic year 2021/2022, showcasing our proactive approach in integrating climate education across various platforms and disciplines. Each initiative contributes uniquely to enhancing climate awareness and preparedness among our students, faculty, and the wider community. We invite you to explore the details and impacts of these programs, which are further elucidated with links to additional resources and documentation available on our website.

Our efforts in environmental education are a testament to AASTMT’s dedication to not only educating future leaders in environmental stewardship but also actively participating in global dialogues and actions against climate change. These initiatives represent our ongoing commitment to contribute significantly to the global agenda of combating climate change and preserving our planet for future generations.

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) has been at the forefront of addressing climate change through a variety of educational programs and campaigns. The following initiatives demonstrate our commitment to educating our community about climate change risks, impacts, mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction, and early warning:

Master of Science Degree in Smart Environmental and Climate Change Management (SECCM)

At the Maritime Postgraduate Studies Institute: This program offers advanced education on environmental and climate change, equipping students with skills to manage climate-related challenges.

More details are available Master Of Science Degree In Smart Environmental And Climate Change Management SECCM on the AASTMT web page

Maritime Meteorology Course for Undergraduate Students 

At College of Maritime Transport and Technology: This course provides undergraduates with essential knowledge on meteorological phenomena related to maritime activities and their interrelation with climate change.

Explore the course Maritime-Meteorology-Course on the AASTMT web page

International Conference for Future Studies and Risk Management (ICFSRM2022)

Themed “Climate Change, Challenges and Threats,” this conference addressed various aspects of climate change, including agricultural risks and energy supply chains.

Learn more about the conference's objectives and outcomes ICFSRM2022-Conference on the AASTMT news page

Participation in COP27 2022

AASTMT's participation in COP27 involved a high-ranking delegation and focused on scientific exchange and collaboration, especially in the context of Egyptian-German diplomatic relations. Our delegation from the College of Engineering and Technology participated in this session, presenting impactful student projects related to climate change. Details of the participation can be found

COP27-2022-Participation on the AASTMT news page

Prof.Dr.Ibrahem hassan and a tv show about cop27 on the AASTMT news page

College of engineering and technology, Arab Academy for science and technology participation in cop27 on the AASTMT news page​​​​​​​

World Environment Day 2022

Celebrated under the theme “Only One Earth,” this event at the Abu Kir campus showcased AASTMT's commitment to sustainable development and environmental protection. ​​​​​​​

Event details can be found World-Environment-Day-2022 on the AASTMT web page

Participation in the 52nd Session on Arab Economic Issues and Climate Change

AASTMT's involvement in discussions on economic and climate-related issues underlines our commitment to regional environmental concerns.​​​​​​​

More on this session is available 52nd-Session-Arab-Economic-Issues on the AASTMT news page

Entrepreneurship Center Seminar on Environment Sector Entrepreneurship

A seminar featuring the Minister of Environment focused on waste management and nature reserves, highlighting youth initiatives that serve environmental goals. ​​​​​​​

Seminar details are accessible Entrepreneurship-Center-Seminar-Link

Workshop Program on Electrical Energy Efficiency toward the Achievement of SDGs in Marine Application

This workshop evaluated the role of energy-environmental efficiency in achieving SDGs, particularly in the marine sector.

Workshop on the AASTMT web page

Each of these programs and initiatives underscores AASTMT's comprehensive approach to environmental education, emphasizing our dedication to raising awareness and finding solutions to the challenges posed by climate change.