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21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
Port Ghalib, Egypt, 4-8 November 2009


Upgrading Ozone Layer Treaty to Assist in Combating Climate Change Key Issue at International Meeting in Egypt

Accelerating the contribution of a treaty to protect the ozone layer towards meeting the climate change challenge will take place at the 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in the Red Sea resort of Port Ghalib, Egypt, from 4-8 November.
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16 November 2009 | UNEP



During the course of this meeting UNEP DTIE's OzonAction Branch organised several side events as descibed below.



Children's quiz competition

Winner, Mostafa AhmedThe chidlren's quiz competition organised by UNEP and the Government of Egypt was held on 5 November 2009. Students from Marsa Alam schools were invited to observe the competition. Mostafa Ahmed won the first prize.
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12 November 2009 | UNEP DTIE OzonAction



Launch of toolkit for defense forces

Military workshop Six military attachées and other invited delegates attended a military workshop on 7 November in which the toolkit for defense forces 'Ozone Protection and National Security - A military perspective' was launched. Steve Andersen, Madharva Sarma, Zaelke Durwood gave presentations on the importance of ozone layer protection and the defense force.
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12 November 2009 | UNEP DTIE OzonAction
 

Launch of Patterns of Achievements - Africa and the Montreal Protocol

Launch of Africa booklet' Patterns of Achievements - Africa and the Montreal Protocol' was launched on 8 November 2009 and was attended by African delegates.

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12 November 2009 | UNEP DTIE OzonAction


Ministers sign UNEP Backdrop

Signing of backdropHon. Ministers and delegates signed the UNEP backdrop in support of ozone layer protection and the environment.

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12 November 2009 | UNEP DTIE OzonAction

Methyl Bromide Rose flowersFlorence Asher, UNEP OzonAction Methyl Bromide Officer demonstrated to delegates how substrate culture method can be used to grow rose flowers successfully without methyl bromide.
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12 November 2009 | UNEP DTIE OzonAction


  
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