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Twenty-first meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

4-8 November 2009 | Port Ghalib, Egypt

Highlights for Sunday, 8 November 2009

UNEPThe high level segment of MOP-21 convened for its final day in Port Ghalib, Egypt on Sunday 8 November, 2009.

During the morning plenary, delegates heard statements by heads of delegations in plenary. The preparatory segment was then reconvened to approve available decisions for forwarding to the high level segment.

Contact groups on methyl bromide, high GWP alternatives and essential uses convened throughout the day in an effort to complete their work.

The contact group on high GWP alternatives completed its work in the early evening. At this time the preparatory segment reconvened to consider decisions on halons and HCFCs. These were forwarded to the high level segment which adopted decisions on, inter alia: HCFCs; halons, methyl bromide, institutional strengthening, budget, evaluation of the financial mechanism, and essential uses.

MOP-21 President Church gavelled the meeting to a close at 9:05pm.

Marco González, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat with Javier Camargo, Colombia.
High Level Segment
Nicaragua
Amberoti Nikora, Kiribati
Ramadham Kajembe, Kenya
Contact group on high GWP Alternatives
France Jacovella, Canada
David Sullivan, US
A. Duraisamy, India
Xingxian Xia, China
Preparatory Segment
Robyn Washbourne, New Zealand

Solveig Crompton, South Africa

The dias during the session L-R: MOP 21 Co-Chair Muhammad Akhtar, Pakistan; Paul Horwitz, Deputy Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat; Co-Chair Martin Sirois;and Gilbert Bankobeza, Ozone Secretariat.
Around the Conference

L-R: Cecilia Mercado and Stephan Sicars, Secretariat of the Multilateral Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delegates from the English-speaking Caribbean countries.
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Meeting webpage and official documents
Background information about the Protocol and the Ozone Regime
Annotated agenda
Issues for Discussion and Information (1 - 2)

Draft decisions and amendments (1 - 2)
UNEP OzonAction Programme
The Multilateral Fund

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