International Conference "Road to Climate Friendly Chillers
- Moving beyond CFCs and HCFCs" was
held in Cairo, Egypt on 30 September-1st October 2010. Its aim
was to assist Article 5 developing parties to the Montreal Protocol
in the identification of further activities in the chiller sub-sector
and potential environmental and economic benefits of alternative
refrigerants management and chiller replacement strategies.
The conference was organized jointly by the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics)'s
OzonAction Branch, with the American Society of Heating Refrigerating
and Air Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) and in cooperation
with implementing agencies of the Montreal Protocol - the World
Bank, UNDP and UNIDO - as well as bilateral partners.
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Learn more through the following links:
16 September 2010
to OzonAction website
Ozone Day country Activities.
This page describes how different countries and regions around
the world have planned to celebrate International Ozone Day
this year in September 2010.
to Ozone Day
UNEP OzonAction is providing new services and products for Article
5 developing countries to celebrate this important day. Through
this site, the countries can also discover what other countries
have done in the past.
Ozone Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. This year's
theme is: Ozone Layer Protection: Governance and Compliance
at their Best.
Video interview with
Colonel Samuela Saumatua, Minister for Local Government, Fiji,
during the Pacific Island Countries (PIC) Network Meeting of
Ozone Officers, Fiji, 28-30 July 2010.
video clip on You Tube
other video clips from the DTIE Multimedia Resource Service
HCFC policy & legislative options
on the Process for Selecting Alternatives to HCFCs in Foams
to HCFCs in the Refrigeration and Air conditioning Sector
Partnership Achieving Climate Benefit from HCFC Phase-out, 29
High Level Roundtable Dialogue
on HPMPs HCFC in Male, Maldives, 9-11 June 2010.
Maldives is Walking the Talk: Deriving Climate Benefits from
Ozone layer Protection
interviews filmed by UNEP OzonAction during the
on Next-generation technologies for Mobile Vehicles' Air Conditioning,
(Nanjing, China, 3-4 June 2010 and New Delhi, India, 7-8 June
China Regulates Ozone Depleting Substances
Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) and the Environment: India Policy
Workshop on the status of MAC Replacement Technologies, New
filmed by UNEP OzonAction during the Joint Meeting of the Regional
Ozone Networks for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) and South Asia
(SA), Istanbul, Turkey, 26-30 April 2010.
Asia Meets Europe
2 June 2010
Ozone Graphics 2.0 - Climate Link is a Resource Kit for Journalists,
an electronic publication intended to inform and inspire journalists
and to serve as an interesting reference for those who wish
to learn more about the Montreal Protocol, ozone layer depletion
and linkages to Climate Change.
Available as Interactive E-book
and Central Asia (ECA) Ozone Protection Award 2010 for Customs
and Enforcement Officers:
Individual Customs and Enforcement officers who have successfully
prevented illegal trade of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)
or products/ equipment relying on ODS to/or from member countries
of the regional ozone network for Europe and Central Asia
(ECA network) are eligible to be nominated for the ECA Ozone
Protection Award 2010.
Nominations should be submitted by the
National Ozone Units to the coordinator of the ECA network
by 30 June 2010.
Ozone helps children in Peru to discover and better understand
our ozone layer
the last three years several educational activities have been
carried out in Moquegua Region, Peru in order to promote environmental
education. The main purpose was to inform children and teenagers
about ozone layer protection through Ozzy Ozone cartoon booklets
and animated video.
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14 April 2010