Linkages home
Enter your email address
to get free email reports
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS)
has produced a summary
report of this meeting.
To download the report, please click below on the HTML or PDF icons.
21 July 2009
htm
pdf
HTML version PDF format
Loading...
Sign up for ENBClimate-L.org
Twenty-ninth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (OEWG-29)

15-18 July 2009 | Geneva, Switzerland
Highlights for Saturday, 18 July 2009

On Saturday, 18 July, OEWG-29 met for its final day. Contact groups met and finalized their work on: essential uses and campaign production for MDIs; high-GWP ODS alternatives and the proposed amendment; and the environmentally sound management of ODS banks.

In plenary, delegates heard reports from contact group Co-Chairs. After adopting the report of the meeting, Co-Chair Martin Sirois gaveled the meeting to a close at 5:22pm.
Launch of the “Transition to CFC-free inhalers Awareness Package for National Ozone Units in developing countries” L-R: Patrick McInerney, Australia, Maqsood Akhtar, Pakistan, Marco González, Ozone Secretariat Executive Secretary, Rajendra Shende, UNEP OzoneAction, and Helen Tope, Co-Chair Medical Options Committee, Australia.
 
Daily Highlights
Wednesday, 15 July - Thursday, 16 July - Friday, 17 July - Saturday, 18 July
Egypt presented on plans for MOP-21, providing details on Port Ghalib and the impressive facilities that would be available to delegates.
China
The United States
Delegates discussing the proposed amendment on HFCs.
Brazil
The European Community
Japan

Daily Highlights
Wednesday, 15 July - Thursday, 16 July - Friday, 17 July - Saturday, 18 July
Related Links
UNEP resources
Meeting website and documents
Provisional Annotated Agenda
Technology & Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) webpage

IISD RS resources
IISD RS coverage of the Twentieth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol and Eighth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention, 16-20 November 2008, Doha, Qatar
IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Twenty-sixth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, 3-6 July 2006, Montreal, Canada (English: HTML - PDF) (Spanish: HTML - PDF)
Climate-L - A news and announcement list on climate change news and policy developments
Linkages Update- Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
Climate-L.org - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
African Regional Coverage - African sustainable development policy news
up to top
Digimarc
Digimarc and the Digimarc logo are registered trademarks of Digimarc Corporation.  The "Digimarc Digital
Watermarking" Web Button is a trademark of Digimarc Corporation, used with permission.
| Back to IISD RS "Linkages" | Visit IISDnet | Send e-mail to IISD RS |
© 2009, IISD. All rights reserved.